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The Cliff Richard Story

Cliff Richard in 1962 playing the guitar. Watch The Cliff Richard Story on Friday 25th May
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Born Harry Webb in 1940, Britain’s answer to Elvis Presley has been famous ever since being persuaded to change his name to Cliff

Born Harry Webb in 1940, Britain’s answer to Elvis Presley has been famous ever since being persuaded to change his name to Cliff (as in rock, geddit?) Richard (a nod to Little Richard) in 1958.

This overview looks at his life and career from before the breakthrough of debut single Move It, with friends, colleagues and journalists all pitching in with observations on this much profiled and yet still fairly mysterious survivor.