Alex Leger

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Would Fifty Shades Have Seen the Light of Day if E.L. James Had Been Forced to Find a Print Publisher First?

(1) Comments | Posted 28 November 2012 | (16:11)

WHEN I sat down to write my memoirs last year, friends in the know told me I'd have no trouble landing a reputable publisher.

After all, I'd spent 36 years working for Blue Peter, one of the world's best-known children's TV shows with a rock solid fan base to boot.

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Blue Peter and the Golden Age of British Children's Television

(2) Comments | Posted 7 November 2012 | (23:00)

When I joined Blue Peter in 1975, its small office looked more like a jumble sale in progress than the nerve centre of one of the world's most successful and popular children's TV shows.

In those days, BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, London, was strictly analogue - full of...

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