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Clive Myrie praised for asking crying Mastermind contestant if she was 'OK'

Clive Myrie has impressed during his start to life as Mastermind host, and now the journalist and presenter has been praised for reassuring a contestant on the show. The programme is one of the most pressurised quiz programmes on telly, and it seemed to be proving intimidating for one contestant on Tuesday evening. Quizzer Hilary seemed to be very nervous during her time in the hot seat and appeared to be anxious while answering questions. She managed to get 11 answers right during the first set of questions in the specialist round and got off to a strong start. Sign...

Clive Myrie and Huw Edwards among BBC talent earning over £10K for external work

Four BBC broadcasters got more than £10,000 on top of their salaries for work outside the corporation between April and June, new data shows.On-air talent and senior leaders have had to publicly declare their paid outside work, including public speaking engagements, appearances or writing commitments, since January 2021.Clive Myrie, Nick Robinson, Huw Edwards and Katya Adler were paid undisclosed sums of more than £10,000 in the three months, according to the BBC’s external events register.Mastermind host Myrie was paid to be a moderator at an event by SCC on May 19, while Robinson, a presenter of Radio 4’s Today programme,...
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Who is Clive Myrie, the BBC Proms presenter?

Clive Myrie's deep voice is recognised across the UK, but it's usually heard breaking news, investigating injustices or reporting live from a war zone. Recently, however, you might have spotted him in slightly more surprising – and musical – places... the BBC Proms perhaps?. Who is Clive Myrie?
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Clive Myrie: ‘People should know the truth about the Koh-i-Noor diamond’

There is an unthinkable moment near the start of BBC One’s The Crown Jewels when presenter Clive Myrie describes himself “a child of Empire” and it suddenly occurs to me that the Koh-i-Noor is about to be cancelled. Or maybe the sovereign’s sceptre will be daubed with paint and tipped into the Tower of London’s moat as a totem of colonialism?

BBC’s Clive Myrie opens up on moment he cried during Ukraine report and says ‘no story is worth dying for’

BBC presenter Clive Myrie has opened up about the moment that he shed a tear during a TV report from Kyiv, Ukraine. “It had been an emotional day,” he said. The reporter was presenting the News at 10, live from the Ukrainian capital the day after the Russian invasion began, when a tear streamed down his cheek during the broadcast.Viewers quickly sprang to support the presenter, but he has now revealed that - although he was wracked with empathy for the Ukrainian people - he wasn’t crying for the country.“I had flown into Kyiv 12 hours before the invasion...

Clive Myrie reflects on emotional moment he shed a tear during a Ukraine report

BBC's Clive Myrie has opened up about the emotional day Russia launched an attack on Ukraine when he shed a tear in light of the recent events.The presenter covered the day Russia invaded Ukraine for News at 10. At one point, a singular tear could be seen rolling down Myrie's cheek, which prompted social media users to share their heartfelt support. "Seeing Clive Myrie cry on the BBC news will stay with me for some time," one said, while another added: "Extraordinary – Clive Myrie delivering the news from Kyiv with great dignity and a tear on his cheek."Now,...
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Clive Myrie: The Ukrainians I met are not about to give up

The BBC's Clive Myrie, who has left Ukraine, reflects on the indomitable locals he met in Kyiv - convinced they would defeat the Russians. I didn't really see her face, but at her feet were several cooing pigeons. Every now and again, a shower of birdseed would tumble from her hand. She was wearing a heavy-looking grey coat, keeping out the late morning winter chill. I motioned to my colleague, cameraman David McIlveen, to try to take her picture - but she sensed he was approaching, emptied the brown paper bag of birdseed and briskly walked away.

Clive Myrie reflects on time in Kyiv: ‘The city was awash with rumour and dread’

BBC journalist Clive Myrie has reflected on the time he spent reporting on the conflict in Ukraine, describing the “rumour and dread” that currently consumes its capital.After spending two weeks reporting from the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, Myrie, 57, is returning to London, having travelled to Romania after leaving Ukraine via Moldova.Writing for the BBC, Myrie recalled the fear palpable among those sheltering in make-shift bomb shelters in Kyiv.A quick thank you for all your good wishes over the last 2 weeks, you’ve all been very kind to me and the BBC teams in Ukraine. I’m now heading back to...

BBC’s Clive Myrie leaves Ukraine with message for those trying to flee war

BBC broadcaster Clive Myrie has left Ukraine after reporting on the front line in Kyiv for the past several weeks.Myrie had been updating viewers on the Russian invasion alongside the BBC’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet.“After 17 or so hours drive in all from Kyiv, heading south then west, then into Moldova to the frontier, we arrive at the queue to cross from Moldova to Romania,” he wrote on Twitter on Sunday 6 March.“This was to become a long night. We are less than 2miles from the crossing…”In another tweet, he said: “A full 8hours later, we travel the...

'There's so much crap' - Clive Myrie explains that stopping misinformation is why he has stayed in Ukraine

BBC News presenter Clive Myrie has been praised online for reporting the news on the ground in Kyiv over the past week, and now he's stated that he’s committed to stopping the spread of misinformation by staying.Myrie, 57, said there was “so much crap” out there and referenced the danger of propaganda during a revealing interview with BBC host Christian Fraser.“None of us are forced to come here,” the presenter said, speaking from an underground shelter in Kyiv. “It’s part of our job. We all feel that we want to tell the story of this war and tell it accurately...

Clive Myrie shelters underground as fighting comes ‘closer to heart of Kyiv’

BBC broadcaster Clive Myrie has taken shelter underground after the building he was reporting from in Ukraine was shaken by nearby missile fire.He has been reporting on the Russian invasion from the capital Kyiv, often alongside the corporation’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet.Writing on Twitter on Monday, the broadcaster and Mastermind host said the blast was the closest to their base yet and that it shook the windows.Now back in the underground shelter in Kyiv, our position shaken by nearby missile fire. Windows shook. Closest blast yet to our base.Fighting coming closer to heart of #kyiv— Clive Myrie (@CliveMyrieBBC) February...

‘There is so much c**p out there’: BBC’s Clive Myrie explains why he’s staying in Ukraine

BBC News presenter Clive Myrie has been praised online for reporting the news on the ground in Kyiv over the past week, and now he’s stated that he’s committed to stopping the spread of misinformation by staying.Myrie said there was “so much c***” out there and referenced the danger of propaganda during a revealing interview with BBC host Christian Fraser.“We all feel that we want to tell the story of this war and tell it accurately and fairly”, the presenter said, speaking from an underground shelter in Kyiv.Sign up to our free newsletters by clicking here

BBC presenter Clive Myrie reporting from ‘hell on earth’ watches himself on Mastermind during bombing in Kyiv

The reporters on the ground in Ukraine have been keeping the world up to date throughout the Russian invasion, documenting the bravery of the Ukrainian people as they fight back. One of them is presenter Clive Myrie, who has been presenting the news live from the capital for the BBC over recent days. The 57-year-old described the scenes as “hell on earth” and posted footage of the city being bombed in shocking scenes. Despite the conflict playing out around him, though, he did find a way to unwind. How did he grab a minute to relax? By watching himself host Mastermind. Myrie posted a...

Anything can happen reporting from a live warzone, says Clive Myrie

BBC journalist Clive Myrie has said “anything can happen” in a live warzone after his broadcast from the capital of Kyiv was interrupted by an air-raid siren.Myrie and chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet had to put on flak jackets after their report from a rooftop in Ukraine was disrupted by a warning siren.The 57-year-old has said that he tried to remain calm and professional, but ultimately his “first responsibility is to the viewers” to report comprehensively on the Russian invasion.“You’ve got to be aware that you are in the middle of a warzone, a live warzone and anything could happen.“None...