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Jeremy Paxman steps down as University Challenge host

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A special documentary will air on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer on Monday, August 29 at 9pm. University Challenge is produced by Lifted Entertainment, part of ITV Studios, and is based on the format of College Bowl by Richard Reid. A new presenter will be announced later this week.
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Jeremy Paxman steps down as University Challenge host

The news comes a year after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

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Jeremy Paxman to step down as University Challenge host

Presenter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease last year and has hosted the show for 28 yearsJeremy Paxman is stepping down as presenter of University Challenge after 28 years in the host’s seat.Paxman was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease last year and has spoken openly about how he has balanced his work life with treatment for the illness.Continue reading...

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Jeremy Paxman has quit University Challenge after 28 years

Presenter’s replacement has already been decided

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Daily MirrorDaily Mirror

Jeremy Paxman's health battle as University Challenge host stands down

The Newsnight presenter was diagnosed with Parkinson's after a nasty fall while out walking his dog along with experiencing other mild symptoms of the degenerative condition

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Who’s in the running to replace Jeremy Paxman as host of University Challenge?

Jeremy Paxman has announced he is stepping down as host of University Challenge after 28 years.

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Amol Rajan leads race to succeed Jeremy Paxman as University Challenge host

BBC’s media editor emerges as frontrunner to replace veteran broadcaster, who will bow out of the quiz after 28 years

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