Michael Parkinson is not only a legendary TV and radio presenter, both in the UK and Australia, but an award-winning journalist. In 2007 he announced his retirement from his ITV chat show, but will continue his involvement with TV and radio. Michael Parkinson was awarded a knighthood for services to broadcasting in the 2008 New Year's Honours list.
A beautifully written book about a boy from a humble Yorkshire background (his father was a miner) who, through sheer natural talent, became "the man who has met everyone"' - Sydney Morning Herald The autobiography is full of funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes tales told warmly without malice. An outstanding memoir! - The Daily Telegraph A funny, warm-hearted autobiography of a fascinating man - West Australian That's Michael Parkinson: Urbane; a focused professional; worldly, but with an appealing touch of innocence - above all, just a lad from Yorkshire they don t come much better - Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin