RIP Alan Whicker

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RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:27 pm

Journalist and broadcaster Alan Whicker has died at the age of 87 after suffering from bronchial pneumonia, his spokeswoman has said.

With a TV career stretched nearly six decades, he was best known for his long-running documentary series, Whicker's World.
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby The Mad Collector » Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:36 pm

RIP Alan, his programs got me interested in travelling from a very young age, always the gentleman no matter what happened.
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:02 pm

RIP Alan!
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby pip » Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:05 pm

RIP . What a long career .
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Dotsie » Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:01 pm

RIP
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby wicked woman » Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:22 pm

I remember my parents watching those programmes. RIP.
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby chris.ph » Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:56 pm

rip :cry:
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:11 pm

RIP Alan :(
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby janet » Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:18 pm

He had the best job in the world....visiting interesting places and telling other people about it!
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Penfold » Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:19 am

RIP. :(
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:06 am

To the man with the travel plan RIP Alan.
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Re: RIP Alan Whicker

Postby Quatermass » Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:05 am

I thought he was already dead. The most I saw of him was clips of him interviewing Terry Nation, as well as an extract on the special edition of You Only Live Twice. Oh, and Monty Python spoofing him.

Oh well. Shame about his passing.
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