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How did Bill Turnbull Die?

Talking about the cause of his death, Bill Turnbull died of prostate cancer. Bill Turnbull, a TV host, and journalist passed away at the age of 66, according to his family. According to a statement from his family, Bill died quietly on Wednesday, August 31, at his home in Suffolk, surrounded by his family, after a difficult and determined battle with prostate cancer.



After spending many years as a presenter for the BBC, William Robert Jolyon Turnbull, a British journalist and broadcaster, later served as a presenter for the radio station Classic FM.

From 2001 to 2016, he served as the primary male presenter of BBC Breakfast. He also hosted the quiz show Think Tank and the devotional program Songs of Praise.




In the London Borough of Hackney in March 1988, Turnbull wed Sarah McCombie. Henry, Will, and Flora were the couple’s two boys and one daughter. After BBC Breakfast moved to Salford in 2012, Turnbull and his wife left their home in Buckinghamshire and moved to Rainow, Cheshire. He then relocated to Suffolk.

Turnbull provided internet listeners with game commentary while supporting Wycombe Wanderers F.C. He enjoyed dancing, raising chickens, and keeping bees. Aside from that

Turnbull loves long-distance running and participated in the Great North Run on October 5, 2008, as well as the London Marathon on several occasions. In acknowledgment of his charitable activities within the Buckinghamshire community, Turnbull received an honorary doctorate from Buckinghamshire New University on September 8, 2009.

He released The Bad Beekeepers Club, a humorous book on the highs and lows of beekeeping, in May 2010.



Turnbull stated in March 2018 that he had received a prostate cancer diagnosis in November. On August 31, 2022, he passed away at home in Suffolk at the age of 66.

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