Brian Wenham

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Brian George Wenham (9 February 1937 – 8 May 1997)[1] was the controller of BBC Two from 1978 until 1982. He was known for having nurtured Not the Nine O'Clock News, and coverage of snooker and opera.[2]

He had been a senior producer for ITN on News at Ten in the 1960s, moving to the BBC at the age of 32 to become the editor of Panorama in 1969.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Brian Wenham". The Independent. 10 May 1997. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Former BBC chief Wenham dies". The Independent. 10 May 1997. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Panorama - BBC One London - 29 September 1969". BBC Genome. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
Media offices
Preceded by
Aubrey Singer
Controller of BBC Two
1978-1982
Succeeded by
Graeme MacDonald