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Diary

Justin Webb: the day I was forced to hide from John Humphrys

20 January 2018

9:00 AM

20 January 2018

9:00 AM

My friend John Humphrys has managed to get on to the front pages again. We first met in the 1980s when I was a very junior bod on Today and he had just arrived to present. He was the same then as he is now: argumentative, hostile to authority of any kind, gimlet-focused on what people said (on and off air) but quick to smile too, and quick to laugh at himself.

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