David Dimbleby (chair) is a major presenter of current affairs programmes and documentaries for BBC television. During his BBC career he has presented Panorama,24 Hours, People and Power, The Dimbleby Talk-In and This Week Next Week. He wrote and presented the award-winning TV series, The White Tribe Of Africa and An Ocean Apart.
He has also presented many Budget Specials and a number of BBC Election programmes. He was anchorman for the 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992 and 1997 General Election night coverage, and the US Presidential Election programmes in 1984, 1988 and 1992. He became Chairman of BBC 1’s Question Time in 1994.