Alasdair Milne

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Person.png Alasdair Milne  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(Television producer)
Born1930-10-08
India
Died2013-01-08 (Age 82)
NationalityBritish
Alma materWinchester College, Oxford University/New College
Children • Seumas Milne
• Kirsty Milne
• Ruairidh Milne

Employment.png Director-General of the BBC

In office
31 July 1982 - January 1987
Preceded byIan Trethowan

Career

Tony Gosling has stated that the sacking of Milne at the behest of Margaret Thatcher marked a downturn in the independence of the BBC.

 

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