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Broadcaster Kenneth Kendall, 88, dies

Former BBC newsreader Kenneth Kendall has died at the age of 88.

The one-time presenter of the popular UK game show Treasure Hunt suffered a stroke a few weeks ago and died peacefully, his agent confirmed.

He joined the BBC as a radio announcer, later moving to television where he presented the Nine O'Clock News.

He also featured in the Doctor Who serial The War Machines and had a cameo role as a newsreader in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Nick Higham looks back at his life.

  • 14 Dec 2012