(born February 14
, West Sussex
) is a former presenter of the ITV children's television
magazine programme Magpie
He attended Midhurst Grammar School
and trained as a teacher before working in a London play scheme. He then worked as a researcher for Thames Television
He co-presented Magpie from 1973 to 1981, then went on to present an out of school activity programme called Freetime. When Freetime was axed by ITV in 1985, he helped to establish The Children's Channel, where he presented a show called Roustabout.