John Humphrys

Born 17 August 1943.




John Humphrys was an established journalistic reporter and foreign correspondent when he moved to London in 1980. A year later he became presenter of The Nine O'Clock News before taking the position of co-presenter of BBC Radio 4's flagship early morning news programme, Today.

He has a reputation as one of the toughest of political interviewers, but his confrontational style is tempered by humour and informed by assiduous preparation.

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Today interview with Tony Blair – BBC Radio 4

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Today cutting down conker trees – BBC Radio 4

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Today interview with a Dalek – BBC Radio 4

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Today reduced mail collections – BBC Radio 4

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