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Message 1410396 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 10:30:03 UTC
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Just been announced on the BBC.
Sir David Frost dies

Veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost has died at the age of 74 after a suspected heart attack.

Sir David's career spanned journalism, comedy writing and daytime television presenting, including The Frost Report and That Was The Week That Was.

Internationally, he will be remembered for his revealing interviews with former US President Richard Nixon.



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Message 1410398 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 10:33:26 UTC - in response to Message 1410396.

Just been announced on the BBC.
Sir David Frost dies

Veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost has died at the age of 74 after a suspected heart attack.

Sir David's career spanned journalism, comedy writing and daytime television presenting, including The Frost Report and That Was The Week That Was.

Internationally, he will be remembered for his revealing interviews with former US President Richard Nixon.

I remember him well when I was a teenager with his programs.

R.I.P. David Frost

Cheers.

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Message 1410399 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 10:42:47 UTC

My first TV encounter with David Frost was when he, and his colleagues, wede broadcasting "That Was the Week that Was", a political satire back way then.

I am sorry to hear of his passing, and only a few years older than this coffin dodger.

R.I.P Sir David Frost
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Message 1410410 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 11:06:11 UTC

Hello, good evening, and welcome!

Yep, TW3 was a groundbreaking show, which started off very many other satire based ones. I'm really sorry that he has gone. Not many people are legends in their own lifetime, he most definitely was one.

RIP David.



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Message 1410420 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 12:08:54 UTC

David (checks his clipboard) Frost will be missed.
A strange and rare cross-over from the world of satire into fairly serious commentator with a very insightful eye and ear that made him excel at both.

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Message 1410452 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 15:27:08 UTC

RIP Mr. Frost...
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Message 1410456 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 15:36:04 UTC

And he went out on style on the MS Queen Elizabeth, and along the way collected a real Lady as a wife, the daughter of the 17th Duke of Norfolk. At present the cruise ship is half way from Southampton to Lisbon.

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Message 1410479 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 16:32:36 UTC

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Message 1410521 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 18:22:29 UTC

Two of the best gone this year. Frost & Whicker.

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Message 1410538 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 18:52:36 UTC - in response to Message 1410521.

R.I.P. Sir David Frost

I remember him when he was engaged to American actress Diahann Carroll

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Message 1410668 - Posted: 2 Sep 2013, 5:37:39 UTC

Requiescat in pace David Paradine Frost (1939-2013).
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Message 1410731 - Posted: 2 Sep 2013, 12:16:32 UTC

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Message 1410805 - Posted: 2 Sep 2013, 17:18:04 UTC

David Frost, one of the best.
RIP.
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Message 1410854 - Posted: 2 Sep 2013, 20:08:45 UTC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okH2Bb2Fj7A
The early David Frost....

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