Bill Turnbull

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Bill Turnbull
Born
William Robert Jolyon Turnbull

(1956-01-25) 25 January 1956 (age 63)
OccupationJournalist and news presenter
EmployerBBC, Classic FM
Notable credit(s)
Breakfast (2001–2016)
Songs of Praise (2013—)
Think Tank (2016)
Spouse(s)
Sarah McCombie (m. 1988)
ChildrenHenry Turnbull (b.1988)
Will Turnbull (b.1989)
Flora Turnbull (b.1991)

William Robert Jolyon Turnbull (born 25 January 1956) is a British journalist and presenter. He works as a presenter for the radio station Classic FM,[1] following many years as a presenter with the BBC.

He was the main male presenter of BBC Breakfast from 2001 until 2016,[2] and currently presents the religious series Songs of Praise and game show Think Tank.

In March 2018, Turnbull revealed he had been diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in November 2017.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bill Turnbull joins Classic FM new weekend line-up". Classic FM. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. "Bill Turnbull: 'Special honour' to present BBC Breakfast". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-02-26.
  3. "Bill Turnbull reveals he has prostate cancer in poignant interview". Radio Times. 5 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.