Jim Bowen: Former Bullseye host and comedian dies at 80

  • 14 March 2018

Jim Bowen with Bullseye mascot BullyImage copyright
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Jim Bowen with Bullseye mascot Bully

Broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known for hosting darts-based game show Bullseye in the 1980s and ’90s, has died at the age of 80.

His wife confirmed the news to BBC Radio Lancashire.

The former deputy headmaster, who was born in Lancashire, began his career as a stand-up comedian on the club circuit in the 1960s.

He became a household name when he began presenting Bullseye in 1981. The show ran for 14 years until 1995.

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