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Alan Whicker

Journalist and Broadcaster
1 August 1925 to 11 July 2013

An instantly recognisable voice to generations of television viewers, Whicker was a distinguished war reporter who lent his name and particular brand of urbane charm to a succession of eponymous globetrotting documentary series. The best known of these was Whicker’s World (1959-88) which alternately aired on the BBC and ITV.

- Read Alan Whicker's Guardian obituary here