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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A Morecambe headteacher told BBC Breakfast presenters that children at her school are so food deprived that they are stealing apple cores from the bins. Siobhan Collingwood, headteacher at Morecambe Bay Primary School, was interviewed on BBC Breakfast on January 10, where she told presenters Charlie Stayt and Naga Munchetty that some children have nothing in their lunchboxes, and become “fixated upon food”.The shocking revelations come as Morecambe Bay Foodbank reports its busiest year on record, with 7,000 food parcels handed out to families in 2018.Ms Collingwood told the show that children are too hungry to learn, and that while there was a drop in poverty in the Morecambe area in 2011-12, it has been rising steadily since then.She said that benefit changes and the introduction of Universal Credit has “put families in crisis”.Presenter Naga Munchetty said: “It must be heartbreaking to witness?” Ms Collingwood, who has previously clashed with … [Read more...] about Hungry children in Morecambe ‘stealing apple cores from bins’ headteacher tells BBC Breakfast
WATCHDOG Live continues on BBC One tonight with a new episode as the crew attempt to investigate consumer issues. Here is everything you need to know about the series... When is the new series of Watchdog Live on BBC One? Watchdog Live continues TONIGHT (Wednesday, December 5, 2018) at 8pm on BBC One. The series is filmed live in Salford, Manchester. Its aim is to hold big companies to account so that consumers aren't left with a raw deal. Who are the presenters? Matt Allwright, Steph McGovern and Nikki Fox all return as presenters. Matt has been working in TV since 1966, presenting various shows such as Rogue Traders, Food Inspectors and Rogue Britain. Steph is best known for presenting on BBC Breakfast and Shop Well For Less. Nikki is a TV presenter and suffers from Muscular Dsytrophy. In 2010 she was a researcher and co-presenter on Gok Wan's Channel 4 show How To Look Good Naked with a Disability swift exit I'm A Celeb mystery solved after viewers point out Rita's 12-second … [Read more...] about When is Watchdog Live on BBC One tonight, who are the hosts and what consumer issues are investigated?
PIERS Morgan has reignited his feud with BBC Breakfast after the rival show was pulled off air due to technical difficulties. The TV star took delight in revealing there had been a blackout as he restarted his Twitter spat with their host Dan Walker. Just after 7am, viewers of BBC Breakfast watched as the show suddenly went off air and was replaced by a black screen. Host Dan Walker - who Piers has previously mocked - tweeted asking: "Can you see us on BBC1? Have we gone somewhere? Can someone put the plug back in?" The Good Morning Britain host, 53, replied to him: "Cut off for being too boring?" In good humour, Dan, 41, shot back: "Our black screen still had double your audience #BBCbreakfast." It was later revealed that the blackout was due to technical difficulties caused by the "flux capacitor". BBC breakfast goes off air after technical hitch Dan - who was hosting with Naga Munchetty - explained: "We're back. The flux capacitor is working again #BBCbreakfast." … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan reignites feud with BBC Breakfast after technical difficulties see it pulled off air
STRICTLY Come Dancing returns tonight on BBC One as the remaining 9 couples dance their hearts out in the hope of winning the glitterball. Here's what time you can catch Strictly and who's already exited the 2018 series. What time is Strictly Come Dancing 2018 on BBC One tonight? The 16th series of Strictly Come Dancing will be on tonight (Saturday November 10) at 7pm on BBC One and will end at 8.30pm. Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussel make up the judging panel for yet another year of sequins, tassels and quicksteps. If you miss an episode, fear not! You can catch up on on BBC iPlayer after the live show. What are the dances for this week's show? Which celebrities are in the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up? The contestants for Strictly 2018 were revealed on TV shows such as The One Show and This Morning - or on the radio, such as the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Radio 2. These are the stars competing in the 2018 edition: Katie … [Read more...] about What time is Strictly Come Dancing 2018 on BBC One and which celebs are in the line-up?