BBC Remembers Michael Mosley on Friday June 14

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The BBC will broadcast two special programmes on TV and radio on Friday, 14 June 2024, to commemorate Michael Mosley, the celebrated television journalist, producer, presenter, and writer, who passed away on 5 June 2024, while on holiday in Greece.

Michael Mosley: The Doctor Who Changed Britain

“Michael Mosley: The Doctor Who Changed Britain” airs on BBC One and iPlayer at 8 pm. This program celebrates Mosley’s nearly four-decade-long career with the BBC, during which he presented popular series such as “Trust Me, I’m a Doctor” and the acclaimed podcast “Just One Thing.”

Mosley’s unique and engaging approach to presenting important health topics left a lasting impression on viewers. His warm and often humorous style made complex health messages accessible and memorable. From intermittent fasting to cold showers, Mosley shared insights and personal experiences that influenced the nation’s health habits. He also opened up about his struggles with insomnia and went to extremes for science, even infecting himself with a tapeworm.

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There’s Only One Michael Mosley

“There’s Only One Michael Mosley,” broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds at 11 am, features his last interview at the Hay Festival on May 25, 2024. In “How To Live A Good Life” with Professor Paul Bloom, Mosley delves into the latest research on maximising life, offering simple yet powerful insights.

Michael Mosley’s career with the BBC spanned almost 40 years, during which he presented numerous programs on biology and medicine. He engaged and entertained audiences with his unique style, receiving recognition from the Royal Television Society and the British Medical Association. His work as a science journalist and producer was exceptional, earning him the title of ‘Medical Journalist of the Year’ in 1995.

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Mosley studied medicine and was a qualified doctor, but his passion for broadcasting led him down a different path. His decision resulted in a remarkable career that educated and entertained audiences across the world.

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