Re ‘Can we just get one thing straight before we go on? It’s pronounced Bowie as in “oh”, not as in “ow”.’
In this interview from 2000 he claims to no longer have any idea how it should be pronounced. https://youtu.be/Q0-51IkWpFE?t=2m25s Although maybe he’s just being polite and sparing Paxman’s blushes!
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