Broadcaster Kenneth Kendall dies

By Ross Findon

Friday, December 14, 2012

 

Broadcaster Kenneth Kendall dies

Isle of Wight broadcaster and gallery owner Kenneth Kendall, who has died. Picture by Laura Holme.

FORMER broadcaster and gallery owner Kenneth Kendall has died today (Friday).

In 1955 Mr Kendall, became the first televised BBC news reader and he went on to work for ITN and become the presenter of the gameshow Treasure Hunt.

He suffered a stroke at his Cowes art gallery in mid-November and had been receiving treatment at St Mary's Hospital since then.

According to the BBC, Mr Kendall's agent confirmed he had died peacefully.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

More News

1 - 2 - 3 - 4

Comments

Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.

By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.

Forgotten your password?

Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.

Most Read

  1. Island attractions in tourism finals

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

  2. Propeller fault disrupts Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

    Friday, October 31, 2014

  3. Cowes Council rejects floating bridge charges

    Friday, October 31, 2014

  4. Dementia support website launched

    Friday, October 31, 2014

  5. Redevelopment of Savoy welcomed

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map
Travel News Sponsor