Bill Turnbull is an award-winning broadcaster, and currently a presenter on Classic FM. For 15 years he anchored BBC Breakfast, helping it to win four TRIC Awards for Best Daytime Programme and take the No 1 spot in the ratings. He was also twice named Newscaster of the Year. Earlier, as a BBC news correspondent, Bill reported from more than 30 countries, including a four year stint in Washington.
In 2005 Bill was a contestant on the third series of Strictly Come Dancing, managing to survive until week seven.
In his spare time, Bill enjoys the company (and honey) of several hives of bees. He’s written a book about his apicultural adventures, called The Bad Beekeepers Club. He is also a patron of Bees for Development, which supports and encourages beekeepers in the developing world.
He now lives with his wife in Suffolk.