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Jenny Bardwell - Reaching for the stars - in their dressing rooms

Features | By Jenny Bardwell

Jenny in the Milton Keynes studio, 1992

The rich, lost voices from 20 years at the BBC

I saw Broadcasting House in Langham Place for the first time aged 14. I was hovering outside with a gaggle of girls from Purley, longing for a glimpse of David Cassidy. My mate Jacqui told me that some of the people working inside that iconic battleship were secretaries, and that turned out to be my way in. ...


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