25.01.2023 - 16:13 / thesun.co.uk
BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent and Nina Warhurst fought back tears as they addressed the death of their 'brilliant' co-star. The two women co-hosted today's show after Jon Kay was missing from the BBC Breakfast sofa. At one point in the show, they discussed late colleague Bill Turnbull, who passed away last year after a battle with prostate cancer.
His daughter Flora appeared on the show - on what would have been her dad's 67th birthday - in a video segment discussing how she was training to run the London Marathon in his honour. She said: "Losing dad was obviously such a big thing for us and our family. "I think first of all I wanted to have a purpose this year, and to remember Dad in the most purposeful way possible.
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