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Noel Edmonds

Television Presenter and Radio Dj
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Born Dec 22, 1948
Age 67
Hometown Ilford
Other Names Noel Ernest Edmonds

Noel Ernest Edmonds is an English broadcaster and executive, who made his name as a DJ on BBC Radio 1 in the UK. He has presented light entertainment television programmes, including Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, Top of the Pops, The Late, Late Breakfast Show and Telly Addicts. He currently presents the Channel 4 game show Deal or No Deal and the Sunday edition of Sky1's Are You Smarter Than A Ten Year Old? and previously the topical Sky1 show, Noel's HQ.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born in 1948.

TWENTIES

1968 20 Years Old The son of a headmaster who worked in Hainault, Edmonds attended Glade Primary School and Brentwood School. He was offered a place at the University of Surrey but turned it down in favour of a job as a newsreader on Radio Luxembourg, which was offered to him in 1968 after he sent tapes to offshore radio stations.
1969 21 Years Old In 1969, he moved to BBC Radio 1 where he began by recording trailers for broadcasts and filling in for absent DJs, such as Kenny Everett.
1970 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1970, Edmonds began his own two-hour Saturday afternoon programme, broadcasting from 1pm-3pm, before replacing Kenny Everett on Saturday mornings from 10.00am-12.00noon in July of that year. … Read More
1971 23 Years Old Edmonds was married to Gillian Slater from 1971, but the marriage ended in divorce after eleven years.
1976 28 Years Old He hosted the children's Saturday morning programme, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, which ran from 1976 until 1982.

THIRTIES

1980 32 Years Old In 1980, Edmonds took part in the Eurovision Song Contest, introducing the UK entry live on stage at the final in the Hague. … Read More
Telly Addicts is the name of a BBC1 game show hosted by Noel Edmonds, broadcast from 3 September 1985 until 29 July 1998. … Read More
1986 38 Years Old In July 1986, he married Helen Soby, and the couple have four daughters: Charlotte, Lorna, Olivia and Alice. … Read More

FORTIES

1989 41 Years Old Michael Peacock was an executive of the group between 1989 and 2005, and former Radio 1 controller Johnny Beerling joined the group following his departure from the network in 1993. … Read More
1997 49 Years Old In 1997, Edmonds was involved in an episode of the Chris Morris spoof documentary series Brass Eye, in which he unwittingly pledged his allegiance on camera to a campaign to rid the country of a new killer drug, the entirely fictitious 'cake', which apparently made 10 seconds appear as a few hours to a user. … Read More

FIFTIES

2001 53 Years Old He coordinated the Heart of Devon campaign to provide information for farmers affected by the foot and mouth epidemic in 2001.
2004 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, he and Soby divorced, splitting with much tabloid publicity because of her extramarital affair. After his second divorce, Edmonds started a relationship with Marjan Simmons, a French estate agent. They dated for a year until summer 2006. … Read More
2006 58 Years Old Edmonds resigned as non-executive director of UBCMG in March 2006 as a direct result of the success of Deal or no Deal. … Read More
2007 59 Years Old …  The programme debuted on Sky One on 7 October 2007, at 6.00 pm. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 60 Years Old Edmonds claimed that he had stopped payment on his TV licence in early 2008, in response to the sometimes controversial methods used to enforce collection of the licence. … Read More
2009 61 Years Old On 23 July 2009 Edmonds married his third wife, Liz Davies, a make-up artist on the programme Deal or No Deal, in Lower Slaughter Gloucestershire. … Read More
2014 66 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, he appeared in The Life of Rock with Brian Pern as himself.
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