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Nan Winton

1 January 1925 to 11 May 2019

A British broadcaster who became the first woman to read the national television evening news on the BBC in June 1960, Winton was dropped from the role twice over the course of the next year without explanation. She also presented Panorama (1959) and went on to work regularly on radio shows including Forces’ Chance.

Read the BBC on Nan Winton here.