Alex was a BBC TV in-vision network announcer (1955 – 1961). He later contributed to many BBC programmes, including periods as a regional presenter on Come Dancing (BBC TV/BBC One, 1957 – 1966, 1968 – 1972). His voice was heard on the very first advert for Gibbs SR Toothpaste shown at 8.12pm on the opening night of ITV on 22nd September 1955.
He presented the London area news magazine Town and Around (1961). He was a BBC TV relief newsreader (March 1961). Later he worked for an Australian TV company in Sydney and eventually retired to Norfolk and became a very good portrait painter.
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