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Bill Turnbull

Journalist, Presenter
25 January 1956 to 31 August 2022

A British journalist and presenter, who was a familiar face on BBC’s Breakfast sofa for 15 years (2001-2016). Turnbull started out in radio, before a move to the US, initially as a freelance reporter, saw him become a US correspondent for the BBC’s Breakfast Time in 1988 (which later evolved into Breakfast). Returning to the UK, he became a regular host on Breakfast, while also presenting Songs of Praise (2012-2014) and a Horizon special, ‘What’s Killing Our Bees?’(2013), and hosting quiz show Think Tank (2016). He was also one of the contestants on Strictly Come Dancing (2005).

Read Bill Turnbull's Guardian obituary

Read Bill Turnbull's BBC obituary

Read Bill Turnbull's Telegraph obituary