Cat no. 9661

AHRC Anglia Television Oral Histories: David McCall (Chairman)

Running time1:12:52 2008

Recorded 28 October 2008

Interviewed by Caroline Merz, 28/10/08

David McCall speaks about his lengthy and varied career working for Anglia Television, beginning as Company Secretary in 1967 and eventually retiring as Chairman in 1998. McCall gives a detailed account of Anglia on a corporate level, discussing disputes with unions, contract renewals and the sale of Anglia to MAI in 1994. He looks back at his time at Anglia with pride, speaking fondly of his co-workers and compellingly outlining Anglia’s often groundbreaking achievements in television.