Bill Turnbull death shocked the netizens. BBC Breakfast host dies at 66. He died peacefully early today in front of his family.
Bill Turnbull, 66, died, his family confirmed. Bill died on August 31 in his Suffolk home, surrounded by family, after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Since his 2017 diagnosis, Bill has received top-notch care from the Royal Marsden Hospital, the Ipswich Hospital, the St. Elizabeth Hospice, and his primary care physician. He was confident to pursue his ambitions with zeal because of his friends, coworkers, and well-wishers. Bill was glad to learn that more young men are getting diagnostic tests.
WHO IS BILL TURNBULL?
Turnbull was born in Guildford, Surrey, on January 25, 1956. His father was English but had Scottish roots, and his mother was also English. He went to Eton College and the University of Edinburgh, where he edited the student newspaper. In 1978, he got his degree from Cardiff University.
When Turnbull first entered the workforce in 1978, he did so at a little Scottish radio station known as Radio Clyde. After that, he spent some time in the United States working as a freelancer.
In 1986, Turnbull became a reporter for the BBC’s Today show. He started working for Breakfast Time as a correspondent in 1988. He started working for BBC News in 1990 as a correspondent. From over 30 different nations, he covered a wide variety of domestic and international news. He was stationed in the United States for four years as the Washington Correspondent. There was a time when Sian Williams served as his producer. At the network, he reported on major news events like the O.J. Simpson trial and the Monica Lewinsky affair that rocked Bill Clinton’s presidency.
Bill Turnbull Death
Turnbull was the host of BBC Breakfast for 15 years until the show moved to Salford in 2016, and he quit. He was also the host of Songs of Praise and the daytime quiz show Think Tank on BBC One. In 2016, he started having his radio show on Classic FM. It was on Saturday and Sunday mornings, and he was in charge until recently. He also participated in the 2005 season of Strictly Come Dancing, where he and his partner, Karen Hardy, came in sixth.
In 2018, Turnbull said that he had prostate cancer and that the disease had spread to his bones. His illness was discovered while filming a celebrity episode of The Great British Bake Off. This episode was for Cancer Research’s Stand Up to Cancer campaign. He then hosted a Channel 4 show called Bill Turnbull: Staying Alive, in which he talked about how cannabis oil can be used as a medicine. He also worked for Prostate Cancer UK as a representative.
The presenter died quietly at his home in Suffolk surrounded by his family on Wednesday.
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