A special blue plaque has been unveiled for radio presenter Alan Fluff Freeman this weekend at Brinsworth House in Twickenham, the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund retirement home where he spent his final years. The former Radio 1 DJ died on November 27th 2006.
The ceremony was attended by many of Alan's friends, admirers and former colleagues, including Bee Gee Robin Gibb, Rick Wakeman, Chris Tarrant, Danny La Rue, Frank Carson, Bill Pertwee MBE, Lynn Parsons, Adrian Juste, record producer David Mackay and Alan's former manager Tim Blackmore.
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Fluff joined BBC Radio 1 in 1972 taking over the afternoon show from Terry Wogan, and worked for Capital Radio from 1979 to 1988. He then went on to work for a number of stations including an Xfm RSL, Virgin Radio and Classic FM. He was awarded an MBE in 1998 and was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards.
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