Richard Kershaw


Born: Wargrave, Berkshire, England, UK


Richard Ruegg Kershaw (16 April 1934 – 28 April 2014) was a British television reporter and interviewer.Born in London, he was educated at Cheltenham College (an independent school for boys) in England. He was then called up for National Service as a second lieutenant in the Royal Artillery, serving in Germany before graduating from Clare College, Cambridge with a history degree and studying at the University of Virginia Graduate School in the USA.He was best known for his contributions as a reporter to the BBCs Panorama current affairs series. Later he joined Nationwide. He was also a reporter on other BBC current affairs programmes including 24 hours, Newsday, Newsweek and general election night broadcasts. He died aged 80 on 28 April 2014.

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