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BBC trying to make up for past mistakes: Gerry Kelly on being 'too male and stale' in world of young presenters

Veteran star plans to keep working despite focus on 'young and female' presenters

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Eager: Gerry Kelly is still motivated to do more broadcasting

Eager: Gerry Kelly is still motivated to do more broadcasting

Eager: Gerry Kelly is still motivated to do more broadcasting

He may be 72 years old but legendary broadcaster Gerry Kelly has no plans to hang up his microphone ­- despite being "replaced by a female under 40".

Indeed, in an ideal world, the Ardglass man would still be hosting his own chat show, like he did for 17 hugely successful years on UTV.

But, speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, the veteran TV and radio star said such a development is highly unlikely in the current climate.


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