|Born||April 12, 1959|
Stableford grew up in Preston, Lancashire, the son of a business skills lecturer and a shipping agent. He attended Hutton Grammar School. He read for a Geography degree at Durham University, where he was a member of University College, graduating in 1981.
BBC Radio Lancashire gave Howard his first break into broadcasting, followed by BBC Radio Northampton and BBC Children's TV. There, he hosted Beat the Teacher and presented Newsround amongst many other programmes before joining the BBC's flagship science and technology programme Tomorrow's World in 1985. More recently Stableford has worked for BBC Radio 4, the Open University, Granada Television and NBC.
- "Durham University Gazette, XXV (ns) no. 2 including supplement". reed.dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
- http://www.metro.co.uk/showbiz/interviews/38-howard-stableford Retrieved 20 December 2010.
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