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Sir Michael Parkinson's farewell Australian Tour is a celebration of his life and career. Michael has interviewed over 2,000 of the most important and well-known figures of the 20th and 21st centuries.
An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson is a unique opportunity to get a personal and an informative look at his amazing journey from the village in Yorkshire to the BBC. His regularly Saturday night talk show has been defined as being one that so many in the whole world watched.
This show will be on Thursday 10th October 2019 at 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm and it will be on at Riverside Theatre, Perth Convention and Exhibition Theatre in Mounts Bay Road, Perth. The show will cost $100 to $152 and you can get your bookings at this link.
It will also be an opportunity for Sir Michael to fondly remember his time in Australia. As well as this, he will present some of the fascinating colourful and enchanting people he has met and interviewed which allowed his love affair with the land Down Under to continue for a long time.
Don't miss this very special farewell tour, and make sure you book it now!
About Sir Michael Parkinson Michael Parkinson was educated at Barnsley Grammar School. He left at the age of 16 and had the ambition to become a professional cricketer. This hope was dashed when he was rejected by Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
He then turned to journalism, working on various local newspapers in Yorkshire after which he worked for the Manchester Guardian. Michael covered many different things right through to Oldham to political conferences. He joined and then managed the Observer to write about sport and became a columnist with The Sunday Times.
His first work in television was as a current affairs producer at Granada Television. His first show was 24 Hours. In 1969 he became the presenter of Granada's Cinema series. After this, he hosted several programs and the BBC decided to give him while he was still a young broadcaster, his own evening chat show, Parkinson.
Michael had a working-class accent and was very popular and over the next 11 years, he interviewed many of the leading celebrities of the time.
The program turned him into one of the best-known people on television, and this fame made his show become the best edition of the British Cosmopolitan Magazine, with his appearance with Jon Pertwee on the front of the Radio Times.
In 1998 the BBC resurrected Parkinson and the ageing presenter found himself back on prime-time. He maintains an immortal image for his outspoken comments about other television personalities, the Government, and the state of British sport.
You can read a great deal about Michael Parkinson on this website and the official website .