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.
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.
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.