Gordon Honeycombe





Gordon Honeycombe


Born
in Karachi, India
September 27, 1936

Died
October 09, 2015


Ronald Gordon Honeycombe was an author, playwright and stage actor, well known in the United Kingdom as a national television newscaster.

Gordon Honeycombe was born in India, but educated at the Edinburgh Academy and at University College, Oxford, from which he graduated with an MA in English. He undertook National Service with the Royal Artillery, mainly in Hong Kong, where he was also an announcer with Radio Hong Kong. Returning to the UK, he embarked on an acting career which led to television and public prominence as a national newscaster.

As a newscaster, Honeycombe always seemed warm but stern while on-screen. Off camera, he was a flamboyant, fun-loving character with a devilish sense of humour.

He later settled in Perth, Western Austral
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