Co-Lulu author worked with broadcaster Cliff Michelmore

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March 18, 2016 by dontbringlulubook

Ron Onions, father of Lulu, worked with TV presenter Cliff Michelmore on the BBC current affairs programme Tonight.

Michelmore has just died aged 96.

Michelmore moonshot

He later anchored the BBC’s coverage of the moonshot (Michelmore seen in the centre) while Ron was producing the event at what was then called Cape Kennedy in Florida and then Mission Control in Houston Texas.

Image0009South Today

Here, Ron (shown with his hands on the desk) can be  seen leaving South Today at BBC Southampton to go and work for the iconic ‘Tonight’ programme. On the extreme left can be seen Tony Crabbe who rose to become deputy Director-General.

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