Sir Robin Day Biography

Sir Robin Day (24 October 1923 – 6 August 2000) was a British political broadcaster and commentator. His obituary in The Guardian by Dick Taverne stated that "he was the most outstanding television journalist of his generation. He transformed the television interview, changed the relationship between politicians and television, and strove to assert balance and rationality into the medium's treatment of current affairs".

He was the son of a telephone engineer who became telephone manager at Gloucester.

Day attended Brentwood School from 1934 to 1938, briefly attended The Crypt School, Gloucester and later Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight.