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Listen to Roger Lewis on the book that nearly killed him - Elisabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Blog | Jan 24, 2024

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Roger Lewis told The Oldie Literary Lunch about his latest book on Burton and Taylor - this project started in illness, it ended in illness, as a year ago Roger was lifted by air ambulance after having a heart attack. "The book literally nearly killed me".

Roger told us his favourite Richard Burton story. Someone said to him in America, "oh are you Seltic?" and Burton replied, "It's pronounced Celtic, you sunt!"

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