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Laura Gascoigne: Tainted by Experience – March 2017

When the former controller of BBC

Radio 3 John Drummond published an autobiography in 2001, he called it ‘Tainted by Experience’ – an ironic reference to the reason given by a Birtist suit at the 502 Bad Gateway Beeb for his being ‘let go’ a decade earlier. I haven’t read the book, but the expression

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was used by William Varley in a positive […]