The UK’s favorite TV presenter has been revealed as the results of a brand new international survey.
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With 28 per cent of the ultimate vote, the legendary Sir David Attenborough clinched the title forward of the late Terry Wogan and Bruce Forsyth.
In fourth and fifth place in Perspectus’ international survey have been Eurovision host Graham Norton and Channel 4 information anchor Jon Snow, with the late Cilla Black in sixth and Strictly Come Dancing and The Traitors host Claudia Winkleman in seventh.
Rounding off the checklist in eighth, ninth and tenth respectively have been Ant and Dec, Les Dawson and Jimmy Carr.
47 per cent of these polled wished somebody who was ‘real’ as their decide for the best UK TV presenter of all time, with over half (51 per cent) believing that such abilities are a dying artwork.
Queen Elizabeth II presents TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough with the Insignia of the Order of Benefit in 2005 CREDIT: Anwar Hussein Assortment/ROTA/WireImage
The information comes amid reviews that an episode of David Attenborough’s upcoming British wildlife collection is not going to be broadcast by the BBC over fears of “rightwing backlash”.
Wild Isles, a brand new documentary collection exploring the wildlife of the British Isles and narrated by Attenborough, is about to premiere this weekend (March 12). 5 episodes will likely be broadcast on BBC One in a primetime slot however a sixth will solely be accessible to look at by way of the BBC iPlayer.
In line with The Guardian, the sixth episode will function a stark have a look at the losses of nature within the UK and what has brought on the declines. It’s going to additionally embody some examples of rewilding, an idea that has been controversial in some rightwing circles.
Senior sources on the BBC informed the Guardian that “the choice was made to fend off potential critique from the political proper.” Earlier this week, the BBC was attacked for taking funding from “two charities (the WWF and RSPB) beforehand criticised for his or her political lobbying” to create the Attenborough collection.