An evening with Sir David Frost: from Nixon to Al Jazeera – FULLY BOOKED

Talk Tuesday 4th December, 2007


Legendary TV presenter, interviewer, producer and author, Sir David Frost talks about his remarkable career in television.

Sir David Frost has been described as a "one man conglomerate". He hosted and co-created That Was the Week it Was, has produced countless television programmes, has written 15 books, produced 8 films, he is a lecturer, a publisher and an impresario.
But he is perhaps best known for being one of the best television interviewers in the world. His Nixon Interviews, according to the New York Times achieved "the largest audience for a news interview in history".  Peter Morgan’s play, Frost/Nixon achieved great success in London and Broadway this year.
He is the only person to have interviewed the last seven Presidents of the United States (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush Senior, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush) and the last seven Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom (Harold Wilson, James Callaghan, Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown).
Sir David now presents Frost Over The World weekly for Al Jazeera English with a variety of newsmakers from Hamad Karzai, President Lula of Brazil, Tony Blair, Mikhail Gorbachev and Benazir Bhutto after the assassination attempt, to Gerry Adams, Madeleine Albright, Gen. Wesley Clark, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dame Helen Mirren and the first interview with Lewis Hamilton and continues to make Frost Tonight weekly for ITV. He is taking Through The Keyhole into its 21st year on the BBC, has recorded The Frost Years for Radio 4 and is Executive Producing a remake of the film, The Dam Busters with Universal and Peter Jackson.

Introduction by John Owen – Frontline Forum Chairman.