BBC London’s Big George dies

George Webley, BBC London 94.9's weeknight presenter has passed away this weekend.

The popular host, who previously presented Breakfast at BBC Three Counties Radio, died on Saturday morning but the cause of death is not confirmed at this stage.

George was also well know as a TV and Radio composer, along with television presenting jobs for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky. He was responsible for themes like Have I Got News For You, The Office, Graham Norton, Room 101 and the finale of One Foot In The Grave.

He won a Sony Radio Academy Gold Award for Best Music Broadcaster in 2002.

On his BBC London [link=]profile[/link], it says: "As a bandleader he has worked around the world on over 500 hours of live TV."

We encourage your tributes on our [link=]Facebook page[/link] if you knew George, or worked with him.

Posted on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 2:47 pm by RadioToday UK

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