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Waitrose and Michael Parkinson collaborate for online TV series

Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced that Sir Michael Parkinson will host a series of talk shows, which will be exclusively broadcast on Waitrose TV.

The veteran presenter will interview a mix of celebrities and chefs for the shows that will be online in the spring.

Rupert Thomas, Waitrose marketing director, said: "Sir Michael Parkinson is one of Britain's best-loved and most accomplished talk show hosts, this combined with his interests in food, cooking and cricket, will create compelling viewing and reading for Waitrose TV and Waitrose Weekend. We’re thrilled he’s agreed to work with us."

Parkinson will also contribute to the new-look Waitrose Weekend the supermarket’s free weekly newspaper.

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