A television presenter, producer, and director who is most known for being the host and producer of the English quiz show Fifteen to One, which aired on Channel 4.
He briefly worked as a secretary to Parliament member Tom Driberg.
He once sued a Fifteen to One contestant who lied in order to get on the show.
He has two sons and three daughters.
He and movie actress Joan Plowright were both born in Lincolnshire, England.