DAN Walker has become one of the BBC's biggest stars, up earliest to present BBC Breakfast before filling in at night for Match of the Day. Here is all you need to know about the presenter who replaced Bill Turnbull... Who is Dan Walker? Born March 19, 1977, Daniel Meirion Walker is an English journalist and television presenter from Crawley, West Sussex. Dan earned a BA degree in History before undergoing an MA degree in Journalism at the University of Sheffield. Dan is an active patron of several charities including the Sheffield Children's Hospital alongside Jessica Ennis-Hill Dan married Sarah Walker in 2001 and the couple has three children together. What other TV shows has Dan been on? His professional broadcasting career started with work experience at Sheffield's Hallam FM before joining BBC regional news programme North West Tonight. Dan has hosted BBC's Football Focus since taking over from Manish Bhasin in August 2009. He also presents on BBC Radio 5 Live and regularly … [Read more...] about How old is Dan Walker? BBC Breakfast host, Songs Of Praise presenter and dad of three
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THE BBC have slammed Netflix for 'ripping off Planet Earth and stealing Sir David Attenborough', it has been reported. Bosses at the Beeb are unhappy with Netflix series Our Planet, which is narrated by the same broadcaster as the channel's award-winning nature programmes. Attenborough, 92, will voice all eight episodes of Our Planet, filmed over four years with a 600-strong crew. Show insiders have insisted that the programme is not a copy of the BBC's annual Natural History Unit productions - such as Planet Earth. The Netflix series has been made by NHU chief Alastair Fothergill, who has a long-standing relationship with Sir David. A source told The Mirror: "They’ve nicked the filming techniques, the stories, even the title from us, not to mention the presenter. "And it’s been made by an ex-BBC producer who still makes natural history programmes for the BBC. There is nothing in any way original about this series. "The only difference is they used 600 crew for work … [Read more...] about BBC slam Netflix for ‘ripping off Planet Earth and stealing Sir David Attenborough’
KATYA Jones and Seann Walsh will be axed from Strictly Come Dancing by lunchtime today, according to the BBC's Nicky Campbell. The pair were pictured snogging in a London street after a boozy night out on October 3, despite Katya being married to fellow Strictly pro Neil Jones and Seann, 32, being in a relationship with Rebecca Humphries. Actress Rebecca sensationally announced she'd ended her relationship with Seann last night in a Twitter statement. Nicky Campbell waded into the row on the BBC's 5 Live Breakfast this morning. Discussing Rebecca's powerful statement in which she accused Sean of being "controlling" and "insecure", he said: "People are saying this is classic bit of gaslighting. Those are her allegations. "It's difficult to Katya Jones and Seann Walsh. It's difficult for Strictly, given what he is alleged to have said. "I wonder if they will make it by lunchtime. I wonder if a line will not be drawn." Strictly star Seann Walsh's girlfriend Rebecca Humphries sobs in the … [Read more...] about Katya Jones and Seann Walsh will ‘be kicked off Strictly Come Dancing’ by lunchtime, claims BBC presenter
SHERRIE Hewson is well known for playing the long-suffering manager of the Solana Hotel in hit ITV show Benidorm. But before she took over the shores of the famous Spanish resort , the actress and TV star had a long career and is a familiar face on daytime TV - here's the lowdown on her... Who is Sherrie Hewson? What was her early life? Sherrie Hewson was born September 17 1950 and is an English actor, presenter, and television personality Born in Nottingham, Sherrie began performing at the age of six, touring UK theatres in revues with her own signature song, You've Got to Have Heart. She was granted a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Sherrie has since appeared in a host of soap operas, reality TV competitions and panel shows. What was Sherrie Hewson’s early career? Sherrie's television and screen career began in the early 70s. In 1975, she joined the Carry On team for the film Carry On Behind and was subsequently cast in several episodes … [Read more...] about Who is Sherrie Hewson? Benidorm star playing hotel manager Joyce Temple-Savage and ex-Loose Women panellist
TOP Gear host Matt LeBlanc shocked fans by quitting the show in a disastrous blow for BBC bosses. The former Friends star, 50, said he did not want to extend his £1million-a-year contract and the next series will be his last. Who's in the running to replace him? James Martin James was born in June 1972 in Malton, North Yorkshire to farmer parents who worked on the Castle Howard estate. He struggled at school as he suffered from dyslexia and later studied catering at Scarborough Technical College. James furthered his chef training in France, where he worked at three Michelin star restaurants, before joining Anthony Worrall Thompson's Kensington eatery. At the age of 22, he became the head chef at the Hotel du Vin in Winchester before starting a TV career on Ready Steady Cook and the Big Breakfast. James fronted the BBC show Saturday Kitchen from 2006 to 2016. In addition, he has been on shows including Sweet Baby James, The Great British Village, James Martin's Food Map … [Read more...] about Who will be the new Top Gear host, why is Matt LeBlanc quitting and why did Chris Evans leave the BBC show?