Strange games they would play then...
We've not made mention of Anthony Newley on these pages for a few years now (04.01.2003 NEWS: BOWIE RECORDS TRIBUTE TO ANTHONY NEWLEY), but anybody who knows a bit of Bowie history will understand just how important the man was to the development of young Jones's imagination...particularly for his work in the 1960 ITV show The Strange World Of Gurney Slade.
As you've no doubt already noticed in the BowieNet calendar (thanx Spaceface) BBC Radio 2 commence a documentary, Stop The World: It's Anthony Newley, looking at the life and career of Anthony Newley at 19:00 this coming Friday September 8th. The documentary is in four half hour parts over four weeks and is presented by Newley fan Jonathan Ross.
David Bowie is listed among those taking part in the show, but when I asked him what he had actually contributed he told me that he certainly hadn't done anything new for it. I can only presume that the show uses past interviews with DB, if anything at all, but it's no doubt still worth checking out anyway.
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