Monday, October 06, 2008

Before They Were Famous 2

Drat! Most of you seemed to know who that last one was. Of course, none other than our very own Sir Roger Gale, the Blue Rinser for Thanet North:

Roger was a DJ on Radio Caroline in the 60s, where his theme tune was A Walk in the Black Forest. Later he produced Radio 1's Newsbeat, ITV's Magpie and the Today Programme on Radio 4. Now, here's another starter for ten. I'm so confident this time, I'm going to open a book on it:

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

One of those mountain men from Deliverance...?

Peter Checksfield said...

Mick Tee?

Shinguard said...

That has to be an early promo shot of Val Doonican before he got into his cardigan phase.

derick97 said...

The right honerable
Mr Michael Childs esq.

derick97 said...

Ps Richard is that another £1 for the lifeboat.

Anonymous said...

derick 97, drat! Beat me to it.The 'bibliophile' in student mode?

Anonymous said...

Unmistakeably Mr Child of bookshop fame. The lived in look is a dead giveaway (sorry Michael).

Nick

Anonymous said...

Its has to be the South Thanet MP otherwise your blog would be a bit biased!

Michael Child said...

The picture was taken in Augusta road, I recognise the bay window, so I suppose I would have been walking Ramsgate in the shirt at the time, which was a bit of a giveaway

Lucy Mail said...

I remember having to survive on charity for my clothes while I was a student, too.
So who's give-away was that shirt, Michael? Your Nan's?