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Richard Whitmore

Richard Whitmore was a familiar face on UK Tv well into the early nineties. One of the BBC's top news anchormen come stalwarts come general nice guy he retired as a new caster after many many years of long and trusted service. He is one of only a handful of BBC anchor men to have at one time or another presented all bulletins from the early morning... See full bio »

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King Ralph
King Ralph Male Newscaster
Gobble As himself
Nine O'Clock News
Nine O'Clock News Himself - Newsreader (1973)
In the Red
In the Red PM Presenter / Radio 4 Presenter / World At One Presenter


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 1998 In the Red (TV Series)
World At One Presenter / Radio 4 Presenter / PM Presenter
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... World At One Presenter
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Radio 4 Presenter
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... PM Presenter
 1997 Gobble (TV Movie)
As himself
 1993 If You See God, Tell Him (TV Mini-Series)
TV Newsreader
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... TV Newsreader
 1990-1992 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
- Mother Nature's Son (1992) ... Newsreader (voice, uncredited)
 1992 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
- Episode #3.5 (1992)
 1991 King Ralph
Male Newscaster
 1979 Sykes (TV Series)
TV Reporter
- The Insurance Money (1979) ... TV Reporter
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 2000 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- John Craven (2000) ... Himself
 1999 After They Were Famous (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Himself
 1992 Love Hurts (TV Series)
- Crawling from the Wreckage (1992) ... Himself
 1989 The New Statesman (TV Series)
- The Wapping Conspiracy (1989) ... Himself
 1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
 1970 Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Himself - Newsreader (1973)
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 2011 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself - BBC TV Newsreader
 2007 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself - BBC Newsreader
- Underground (2007) ... Himself - BBC Newsreader (uncredited)

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Richard Whitmore was a BBC TV newsreader until his retirement in the 1980s.

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Having retired from his job as a BBC TV newsreader in the 1980s, he fulfilled a long-held ambition by becoming a stage and pantomime actor. He runs his own theatre in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. See more »

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