Bill Turnbull is a prominent British journalist for BBC Networks and radio presenter for Classic FM. Flora Turnbull is his daughter.
He was formerly the presenter and host of the BBC Breakfast radio show. Turnbull worked in radio for more than 40 years, on stations such as Radio Clyde and the BBC Radio 4 show Today.
He worked as a newsreader for BBC News 24 and BBC Radio 5 Live before becoming the famous presenter of BBC Breakfast for more than fifteen years from 2001 to 2016.
He later began a television career by hosting the religious show Songs of Praise and the game show Think Tank. People say nice things about Bill all year round because of his versatility as a radio host.
Who is Bill Turnbull’s daughter? Her name is Flora Turnbull
Flora Turnbull is the youngest daughter of Bill Turnbull, a former BBC presenter, and Sarah McCombie, his wife. She was born in England in August 1991 and grew up there. She is nice and helpful.
In 2022 she will be 31 years old. Flora works as a teacher for a living. According to the sources, she has three children and will be married in a private ceremony in August 2020.
Aside from being a teacher, she is an avid reader who tweets quotes and passages from the books she reads under the name @floraturnbull2.
She is very active on Twitter but not much is known about her personal life or if she uses other social media sites.
From her Twitter account, Flora shares pictures with her students and talks about how much she loves being a teacher.
Does Bill Turnbull’s Daughter Flora Turnbull Have Any Brothers Or Sisters?
The couple had three children in total: two boys and a girl. Henry and Will were their sons’ names and Flora was their daughter’s name.
The eldest is Henry Turnbull who was born in October 1988. The youngest is Will Turnbull who was born in October 1989. No information about the children has been published anywhere on the Internet.
Bill was a great father who was always there for his children. His family loved that he always made them laugh with his jokes. Aside from the busy schedules, it made family life more comfortable.
Where does Bill Turnbull’s family live?
Professionally, the Turnbull family’s parents had moved a lot over the years.
First they lived in Buckinghamshire, where Bill knew a lot of people because he was a big Wycombe Wanderers fan. Later, in 2012, Bill and his family moved to Rainow, Cheshire, where he began working for BBC Breakfast News.
The English host moved to Suffolk with his family after quitting work as a journalist and broadcaster.
Has Bill Turnbull died?
Englishman Bill Turnbull was a journalist and television presenter who died on August 31, 2022. He was 66 years old.
In 2017, the journalist was told he had prostate cancer. Royal Marsden and Ipswich Hospitals helped him get treatment. He died peacefully at home in Suffolk surrounded by his family after a tough battle with prostate cancer.
Everyone in the media industry is saddened by the loss of a great channel that brought warmth and humor to people through BBC Breakfast and Classic FM.
Turnbull was born on January 25, 1956 in Guildford, Surrey. His father was English with 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 graduated from Cardiff University.
In 1978, Turnbull began his career at a small radio station in Scotland called Radio Clyde. He later worked as a freelancer in the USA for a few years.
 Turnbull joined the BBC in 1986 as a reporter for the Today Show. In 1988 he became a reporter for Breakfast Time. In 1990 he became a correspondent for BBC News. He reported on a wide range of national and international stories from more than 30 countries. For four years he was the Washington Correspondent in the USA. Sian Williams was his producer for a time. In that job, he covered some of America’s biggest headlines, such as the OJ Simpson murder trial and the Monica Lewinsky scandal that rocked the Clinton presidency. In 1997 Turnbull returned to the UK and became one of the main presenters of BBC News 24 along with Valerie Sanderson. He also had regular shows on Radio 5 Live such as Weekend Breakfast which he presented for a time.
Turnbull joined the BBC Breakfast Team as a weekend presenter in 2001, first with Sian Williams and then with Sarah Montague, Mishal Husain and Susanna Reid. He was also a regular presenter for the weekday show starring Sophie Raworth, Natasha Kaplinsky, Kate Silverton and Louise Minchin. In 2008 he took over as manager of weekday breakfasts, replacing Dermot Murnaghan and rejoining Robbie Williams. Turnbull has also occasionally appeared as a presenter for News at Six and News at One.
In addition to hosting shows in the studio, Turnbull often hosted shows on location. After Hurricane Katrina, BBC News sent him to New Orleans to report. He did both Breakfast and the News at Six live from Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi. After the London bombings of 7 July 2005, Turnbull carried out Breakfast’s coverage live from King’s Cross station. He hosted the show live from Washington, DC and New York during the 2008 US Presidential election, and was back in Washington for the 2012 US Presidential election. He took part in the third season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005 dancing with Karen Hardy. Despite seriously injuring his ankle in the second week and suffering from it on and off throughout the series, he stayed in the competition for seven weeks and finished sixth out of twelve competitors.
During April and May 2010, Turnbull traveled across the UK covering the general election campaign for Breakfast and Shows. He made the breakfast show live from Whitehaven after the Cumbria shootings in June 2010. In 2013 he joined the BBC show Songs of Praise as a presenter.
In 2015, he began narrating the sketch comedy show Class Dismissed on CBBC. He also made a cameo appearance as himself in episode 12. On September 2, 2015, it was announced that Turnbull would be leaving Breakfast early next year after 15 years. On February 26, 2016 he had his last show with Louise Minchin.
In March 2016 he was the daytime presenter of the BBC One quiz show Think Tank.
 As of April 2016 he had his own radio show on Classic FM. The show was Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 1pm The Zoo, a mockumentary comedy show about Paignton Zoo narrated by Turnbull in July 2016 and aired on CBBC in 2017, was based on Paignton Zoo.
Turnbull and Alex Jones were both guest presenters on three episodes of The One Show in 2016. When it was revealed in March 2018 that he had cancer, BBC One was airing 10 episodes of Holding Back the Years. In these episodes, Turnbull and Fiona Phillips talked about living well in old age.
Other times on TV
In August 2006, Turnbull agreed to take part in an experiment titled “polyphasic sleep” on BBC One’s The One Show. In this experiment, he slept a total of three hours each day, but only 30 minutes at a time. He did this ten days in a row. This sleep pattern had a significant impact on his health, as he ate breakfast almost every weekday for the duration of the experiment and got less and less sleep. In November 2006 he and other BBC News presenters gave a performance for Children in Need. Jan Moir, writing for The Telegraph, called it “charisma-free,” and Turnbull looked like a “shady sommelier” despite being dressed as James Bond.
Turnbull also appeared in an episode of School’s Out which aired on BBC One on 11 August 2007.
In September 2007 he and his BBC Breakfast co-host Sian Williams went on the celebrity version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
On October 28, 2007, Turnbull appeared as a guest on the children’s television show SMart. He was on Celebrity Mastermind in January 2008. His specialty was taking care of bees.
In 2009 he took part in the BBC show Around the World in 80 Days for Children in Need with his breakfast staffer Louise Minchin. They started in Mongolia, traveled through Russia and South Korea, crossed the Pacific on a container ship and finally landed in California. In 2011 he and Sian Williams also won the BBC One game show Pointless Celebrities where they appeared together. He also appeared in “Would I Lie to You” with Lee Mack and Louie Spence and as himself in “The Wedding of River Song,” the Season 6 finale of “Doctor Who,” with Sian Williams, who was at the time his co-anchor on Breakfast was . In 2012, he starred in the music video for Professor Green’s Remedy. He was in a 2013 episode of Room 101 and in 2016 he took part in a celebrity episode of The Chase.
Turnbull was on Good Morning Britain with Susanna Reid on 24, 25 and 26 February 2020. He later returned to the show in May 2021. In October 2021 he was a player in Richard Osman’s House of Games.