Claudia Milne biography

After university Claudia Milne initially worked in Selfridges but in 1968 whilst making the fire for her mother she noticed an advert for Researchers at Granada Television. Quickly rescuing the page from the flames she then applied and was subjected to two days of interviewing. She began her Granada career on Nice Time with Kenny…

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Claudia Milne recalls the early programmes she worked on

It was a light entertainment programme called Nice Time. It had Kenny Everett and Germaine Greer, and Sandra Gough who was a Coronation Street star, and Jonathan Routh who had done a programme called Candid Camera, I think. It was very popular. It went out on a Sunday afternoon and they were hiring because it…

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Claudia Milne on World In Action’s macho culture

I can remember for instance when I was Manchester based. Everybody on World in Action was invited to this Christmas party, and I went along, and suddenly this strip dancer appeared and started stripping. I was just absolutely appalled. All these what I thought were nice men were standing round leering, jeering and laughing. I…

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