Bill Giles show in Lyme Regis
PUBLISHED: 14:19 25 June 2010 | UPDATED: 14:19 25 June 2010
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Bill Giles, the weather man, is bringing his one-man Bill Giles' Weather Show to the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis next month.
Bill Giles’ Weather Show offers a humorous outlook from the man who led the BBC Weather Team for 17 years, answering questions as diverse as how Michael Fish missed the Hurricane in 1987, why Ian McCaskill broadcast without his shoes on and whether global warming will affect you.
During the evening, Bill promises to cover all weather phenomena, including rainbows, lightning, thunder waterspouts, tornadoes and hurricanes. He will decipher Met Office jargon, explore climate change and discuss the effect of greenhouse gases, predict the weather for the next 50 to 100 years. The show will also unveil Bill’s journey from his RAF days observing the H-Bomb tests in the South Pacific through to his role as Head of the BBC Weather Centre. Bill’s weather tales will be liberally splashed with anecdotes about his fellow presenters, and offers a generous helping of bloomers at BBC Television Centre.
Bill Giles was awarded the OBE in 1995 for services to weather broadcasting, and was one of the first people to warn about Global Warming, nearly 20 years ago. Many of his theories from that period are now fully accepted by scientists and politicians alike
Bill Giles will be performing at the Marine Theatre at 8pm, on Saturday, July 17. Tickets cost £14 in advance, from Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre on 01297 442138, online at www.marinetheatre.org.uk or on the door.