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Hunter Davies, the Fleet Street legend - Oldie Podcast


At 85, Hunter Davies has been a leading journalist for over 60 years. The only official biographer of the Beatles, he has written more than 100 books. Buoyed by his younger girlfriend Clare, he has received his two Covid jabs and is raring to go. The writer and Fleet Street legend tells Harry Bucknall what fuels him in this month’s podcast. The key ingredient is boredom: Hunter confesses that if he has even thirty minutes between projects, he goes mad.