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Philbin, Margaret Elizabeth, (Maggie) locked

OBE 2017

Born Manchester 23 June 1955; d of Thomas Martin Philbin and Betty Lowden; m 1982, Keith Chegwin (marr. diss 1992; he d 2017); one d

science and technology broadcaster, since 1982; Chief Executive Officer, TeenTech, since 2008


Evington Hall Grammar Sch., Leicester; Univ. of Manchester (BA Hons)


BBC: presenter, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, 1978–82; reporter: Tomorrow’s World, 1982–89; Hospital Watch, 1986–92; BBC, 2000–13; Bang Goes the Theory, 2013–15. Pres., IED, 2014–18. Hon. DTech De Montfort, 2012; Hon. DSc: Bath, 2015; Huddersfield, 2016


film, food, hiking, reading, talking!