Frank Bough

Frank Bough

Birthday1933-01-15
AgeHe is 85 years old
Birth Sign
GenderMale
Who is Frank Bough?
Frank Bough is a retired English television presenter who is best known as the former host of BBC sports and current affairs shows including Grandstand, Nationwide and Breakfast Time, which he launched alongside Selina Scott and Nick Ross. Over a long broadcasting career, Bough became renowned for his smooth, relaxed and professional approach to live broadcasts. In 1987, Michael Parkinson said: "If my life depended on the smooth handling of a TV show, Bough would be my first choice to be in charge." In 1988, Bough was sacked by the BBC, following revelations that he had taken cocaine and visited brothels. He later presented programmes on LWT, ITV, Sky TV and on London's LBC radio before his retirement.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • Merton College
  • Oxford
Receives Awards
  • British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award - 1977 British Academy Film and Television Awards