Broadcaster Alan Whicker dies aged 87
Broadcaster Alan Whicker, known for his global travels during a distinguished TV career which stretched nearly 60 years, has died at the age of 87.
The presenter and reporter died in the early hours of this morning at his home in Jersey after suffering from bronchial pneumonia, his spokeswoman said.
The veteran star began his TV career in the 1950s as an international reporter on the BBC’s Tonight programme before he went on to star in his Whicker's World TV series, for which he is best known. Read more; telegraph.co.uk