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Piers Morgan's Life Stories

  • Episode: 

    1 of

  • Title: 

    Esther Rantzen
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 22 Feb 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 8 2013 : Sat 16 Feb - Fri 22 Feb
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In the first of a new series, Esther Rantzen joins host, Piers Morgan, to talk about her life and career.
Esther chats about the twenty-one years she spent as presenter and producer of That’s Life. She opens up about her affair with BBC boss, Desmond Wilcox, that turned into a marriage lasting over twenty years  and how his early death left her feeling bereft.  She also tells Piers about how she came to found the charity, ChildLine and discusses the impact of the Jimmy Savile scandal.