David Dimbleby

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BBC needs new rules for chair in wake of Richard Sharp affair, says David Dimbleby
Current system gives too much power to prime ministers says broadcaster – but rules himself out of running

Hayden Vernon

29, Apr, 2023 @9:58 AM

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David Dimbleby echoes father to lead BBC coverage of Queen’s committal
Richard Dimbleby commentated on the Queen’s coronation 69 years ago and the funeral of George VI in 1952

Vivian Ho

19, Sep, 2022 @6:53 PM

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TV tonight: David Dimbleby confronts a history of BBC scandals
The broadcaster remember the days that shook the corporation. Plus: Hogarthian scenes in Night Coppers. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Danielle De Wolfe, Phil Harrison, Jack Seale and Simon Wardell

30, Aug, 2022 @5:20 AM

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David Dimbleby criticises Emily Maitlis over Cummings ‘polemic’
Veteran broadcaster says monologue about Dominic Cummings’ lockdown breach should have been phrased as questions

Gemma McSherry

27, Aug, 2022 @11:54 AM

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BBC platinum jubilee review: Queen’s partial absence poses tricky challenges
Finding the right tone was not always easy, but the TV marathon was a triumphant return for Kirsty Young

Mark Lawson

05, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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David Dimbleby suggests BBC licence fee could be linked to council tax
Former Question Time host says he believes in licence fee but it would be fairer to remove flat rate

Caroline Davies

21, Jan, 2022 @3:51 PM

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David Dimbleby considering bid to become next BBC chair
Broadcaster ‘horrified’ after reports on Charles Moore being considered and says his decision would hinge on other candidates

Mattha Busby

10, Oct, 2020 @12:51 PM

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The week in audio: The Fault Line: Bush, Blair and Iraq; The Heist – review
David Dimbleby neatly fills the gap between 9/11 and the Iraq war, and a jaw-dropping political podcast investigates Trump and taxes

Miranda Sawyer

03, Oct, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Huw Edwards on his new BBC election role: I'm not complacent
presenter talks about taking over as main anchor from David Dimbleby

Tara Conlan

10, Dec, 2019 @8:31 PM

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Gravitas, surprises and John Bercow: TV election night coverage
The BBC goes in heavy, Channel 4 goes for laughs and Sky News boasts the former Speaker as a pundit

Harriet Sherwood

07, Dec, 2019 @8:28 PM

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David Dimbleby: ‘I feel liberated. Going back to reporting, it’s what life is about’
After quitting Question Time and BBC election coverage, the 81-year-old shows no sign of slowing down

Tim Adams

24, Nov, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Huw Edwards to host BBC election night coverage
Newsreader gets nod for key broadcast after being linked with job for five years

Jim Waterson and Tara Conlan

04, Nov, 2019 @6:36 PM

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