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Parkinson: The Interviews

Series 1

Episode 2: Richard Burton

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Michael Parkinson looks back at his unique interview with talented and troubled film star Richard Burton. Back in 1974, Burton was battling against alcoholism and had spent six weeks in hospital for treatment prior to the interview. Parkinson persuaded him to talk candidly about his career, love life and drink problems. Show less

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