Julia Roberts and Will

Inside QVC Episode 4: Julia Roberts and Rob Muller

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To celebrate QVC UK’s 26th birthday, Will Gowing sat down with our first ever presenter, Julia Roberts. Julia remembers the early days of launching a new shopping concept in the UK and shares her highlights from 26 years of being on air. Will also spoke with QVC UK’s CEO, Rob Muller about the future of our multi-platform, retail experience.

Ep4 Julia Roberts & Rob Muller

To celebrate QVC UK’s 26th birthday, Will Gowing sat down with our first ever presenter, Julia Roberts. Julia remembers those early days of launching a new shopping concept in the UK and shares her highlights from 26 years of being on air.

8 Comments

  1. Mary Constantine October 15, 2019 at 9:45 am -  Reply

    First time I have listened to a piece about backgrounds. I found it very interesting n getting to know about people. I have never read blogs(media phobic n quite scared about the internet) I will now start reading the blogs on QVC

    • Julia Roberts October 29, 2019 at 10:24 pm -  Reply

      Hi Mary
      I’m so pleased you listened to the podcast and found it interesting. This week’s features Jackie Kabler.
      I hope you are also enjoying reading our blogs
      Love
      Julia x

  2. Hilary keay October 16, 2019 at 5:04 pm -  Reply

    Thanks Julia for the memories of QVC, I’ve been shopping with you for about 25 years and a bit and you have been great company along these years and I have learnt a lot along the way, please continue to give us your company, humor and knowledge.
    Hilary

    • Julia Roberts October 29, 2019 at 10:33 pm -  Reply

      Hello Hilary
      What a lovely post and thank you for being so loyal to QVC over so many years. Like you, QVC has taught me so much about so many subjects – amazing when you think we’re a shopping channel!
      I hope you’ll be watching for many more years
      Love
      Julia x

  3. Darren October 16, 2019 at 9:29 pm -  Reply

    Amazing, Me and the wife bought our first house in March 1993 and we bought a sky dish and watched QVC from the start and been buying ever still. We love it. Keep doing the good work and bless Julia Roberts I remember the other older guest’s. Used to love Harry Green DIY

    • Julia Roberts October 29, 2019 at 10:37 pm -  Reply

      Hi Darren
      For a minute I thought you were going to say you bought your house from QVC – I was going to say, I don’t remember that!
      We all used to love Harry Greene.
      I hope you’ll keep watching and shopping with us
      Love
      Julia x

  4. Roger Lang October 16, 2019 at 11:42 pm -  Reply

    I recorded the first three hours of QVC on VHS which I transferred to DVD a few years ago. I think my first purchase was a pack of Space Bags, the storage bags you sucked the air out of with a vacuum cleaner. They were quite a new invention back then.

    I don’t suppose Julia remembers, but she was demonstrating a Goblin vacuum cleaner once and it blew up, but she carried on regardless. I wish I had been recording that show.

    • Julia Roberts October 29, 2019 at 10:44 pm -  Reply

      Hi Roger
      So you must have Jon Briggs and Katy John on your DVD recording and maybe Kara Tritton? I think my first full hour was the next day – it was definitely jewellery.
      I don’t remember the vacuum cleaner blowing up, but glad Icarried on regardless 😊
      Love
      Julia x

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