Television game display sponsor known for hosting the quiz displays Masterteam and Mind of Britain. He spent his young years in Benghazi, Libya and later on went to Wellington in Berkshire. He became a aircraft crash survivor following a aircraft he was journeying in crashed into trees and shrubs throughout a filming task for the BBC in 1999. He wedded Allison Carr in 1964, after that wedded Ann MacMillion in 1981. He previously three daughters and three sons through both human relationships. He and pop Idol vocalist Will Youthful both went to Wellington College.