Most Notorious: Joan Bakewell

4 June 2012 by Pure Radio

As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.

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Stockport's Dame Joan Bakewell talks to Susan Sides

4 October 2009 by Pure Radio

Last year Stockport broadcaster and journalist Dame Joan Bakewell was appointed the voice for older people in the UK by Government.

Joan, who attended Stockport High School for Girls, now Hillcrest Grammar, talks to Susan Sides about the age of compulsorily retirement and why we need a National Older Persons Day.

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