Ref NoOHP/23
TitleSir Clement Freud
Date16 April 2002
Extent1 minidisc, 1 cd, 1 file, 3 AIFF files (285.1 MB)
Creator NameFreud; Sir; Clement Raphael (1924-2009); broadcaster, writer, politician, knight
DescriptionInterview with Clement Freud, sports writer for the Observer. Conducted by Nickie Byrne on 16 April 2002. Also includes a data sheet containing biographical details about the subject and information abtout the recording. Also includes detailed notes made after the interview.

Summary contents of interview (with rough timings):

Disc 1:
Track 1
00.00 Brief introduction

Track 2

Track 3
00.49 How he came to work for the Observer, initially didn't know much about sport
04.51 Describes working for the Observer when it was still a hot metal paper
05.59 A typical working day and satisfaction of seeing his name in print
08.30 Describes a party at David Astor's house

10.20 Lists people he met through the Observer and the countries he travelled to
16.44 How he almost got attacked for working for the Observer
18.50 Compares working on the Observer to other papers
19.24 Working for the Sunday Telegraph, Express, the Times, the Independent and Saga Magazine

20.32 Problems of finding a different recipe for Christmas every year
22.51 How the Observer, and other newspapers, covered his political and culinary career
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess to recording via GNM Digital Repository
FormatElectronic record
CD recording
Printed document
Minidisc recording
CopyrightGuardian News & Media Ltd and Sir Clement Freud

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