Fred Talbot

Fred Talbot

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick "Fred" Talbot is a Scottish-born British television presenter and meteorologist, well-known for his weather forecasts for the British TV show This Morning on ITV. Brought up in Altrincham, at the time in Cheshire, he was a pupil at North Cestrian Grammar School, and in 1964 Talbot was a founding member of the Altrincham and District Astronomical Society, and remains involved today. He co-discovered a meteor shower, the June Lyrids, in June 1966. He taught biology at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys and also recorded a weekly astronomy programme for radio. This work later, in 1984, extended into TV, where he presented reports on Granada Reports, a local news programme in North West England. Granada Television later commissioned Talbot to appear in a general educational science programme for children called The Final Frontier. He remained a regular reporter for Granada Reports prior to, in 1988, accepting a position as a TV weatherman for the ITV network's This Morningshow more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134973149
  • 9786134973144