Nicholas Stapleton Wiki – Nicholas Stapleton Biography
Nicholas Stapleton is the son of watchdog presenter Lynn Faulds Wood who was a Former BBC worker and John Stapleton, known for his work as a presenter and reporter on ITV breakfast television in addition to hosting Nationwide and Watchdog for the BBC.
Stapleton’s mother, Lynn Wood is reported died after suffering deadly cancer and massive strokes on 24 April 2020.
Nicholas Stapleton Age
He is 33 years old.
Stapleton’s Family Profile, Mother, Father
Nicholas’s parents are Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton. Her mother was a Scottish television presenter and journalist. She was born in Glasgow and grew up on Loch Lomondside. Faulds Wood married British journalist and television presenter John Stapleton in 1977.
When our son Nicholas was little we moved to Sydney for a while because Lynn had been very ill with cancer and we wanted somewhere relaxing for her to recover.
Lynn Wood’s early career began working for IPC Magazines’ Woman before landing a job at the Daily Mail and The Sun. She began her TV career in the early 1980s where she joined TV-am before moving to BBC’s Breakfast Time.
Lynn was best known for turning Watchdog into a peak time BBC One series, presenting the show from 1985 until 1993 alongside her husband John Stapleton. The presenter who battled both bowel and skin cancer also co-founded the European Cancer Patient Coalition in 2002, which she chaired 2003-2010.
Nicholas Stapleton Wife
Nicholas and his wife, Lise got married in 2018. According to a post on Express UK, the couple talked of their son’s marriage and the joy of adding a beautiful daughter-in-law, Lise to the family. The wedding took place in Oslo, Norway.
Lynn Faulds Wood Death & Cause
A statement from her family said she died peacefully on Friday, “having suffered a massive stroke last night and a subsequent bleed on the brain”.
The cancer campaigner was best known for hosting the consumer investigation program from 1985 to 1993, alongside her husband John Stapleton.
Was sure I’d seen Lynn Faulds Wood recently – turns out she was on the BBC less than three weeks ago, debunking the coronavirus-5G conspiracy theories.
She has diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer while working in the show.
“She fought for the rights of vulnerable people doggedly and determinedly and she is a huge loss to journalism and to her friends and family. We are all devastated at this news.”
BBC Newsreader Sophie Raworth described Faulds Wood as “the most wonderful, generous, kind friend”, while former Watchdog host and 5 Live’s Nicky Campbell and LBC’s Shelagh Fogarty also paid tribute to the “groundbreaking” broadcaster.
I have known Lynn since I was 14. She inspired me to become a journalist. She has lived next door to my parents for decades. She has been the most wonderful, generous, kind friend to me and my family for such a long time. Can’t believe she has gone. https://t.co/hJEeup5OEQ
— sophieraworth (@sophieraworth) April 24, 2020
Journalist and media commentator Roy Greenslade added he was “saddened to hear of the death of one of the nicest people I ever worked with,” describing her as “a brilliant consumer writer.”
The late broadcaster once appeared in an episode of French and Saunders as herself, and another comedian Rory Bremner noted on Friday how she had a great sense of fun and “loved our Watchdog [impressions]”.
Faulds Wood, who was born in Glasgow and grew up near Loch Lomondside, began her career working on stories and campaigns for newspapers including the Daily Mail and The Sun.
She then moved into breakfast TV, before helping to turn Watchdog into a primetime BBC One series.