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  Peter Sissons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter George Sissons (born 17 July 1942 in Liverpool) is a nationally known television newscaster in the United Kingdom.
Originally from Liverpool, he went to Dovedale Road Junior School with John Lennon and Jimmy Tarbuck and after the 11+ to the Liverpool Institute for Boys from 1953 to 1961 with Bill Kenwright, George Harrison and Paul McCartney.
In June 1989, Peter Sissons took over from Sir Robin Day as the presenter of Question Time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Sissons   (231 words)

 Guardian | Retiring Sissons hits at BBC's 'ageism'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Peter Sissons, the 60-year-old television journalist, yesterday criticised the BBC for ageism as he announced that he was standing down as presenter of the corporation's News at Ten O'Clock.
Sissons, who in the new year will deputise for Sir David Frost on Breakfast with Frost and take a role in the BBC's News 24, disclosed his resignation in yesterday's Observer.
Sissons said: "The BBC does have one or two blind spots and its biggest blind spot is its tendency to ageism.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4492627-103690,00.html   (244 words)

 Peter Sissons - Awards host and After Dinner Speaker - The Edge Entertainment Agency for London and the WHOLE of the UK.
Peter Sissons - Awards host and After Dinner Speaker - The Edge Entertainment Agency for London and the WHOLE of the UK.
Peter joined the BBC in 1989 as presenter of Question Time, the BBC's weekly political discussion forum, as well as joint presenter of the BBC's Six O'clock News.
In the corporate market, Peter is highly valued for his skills as a facilitator and conference host.
www.theedge-uk.com /peter_sissons.htm   (575 words)

 Julie Andrews News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PETER SISSONS: But you had the last laugh because you barrelled through with those two blockbusters, two legendary movies.
PETER SISSONS: But what was it, I mean why, what do you think you have that the others didn't have...
PETER SISSONS: And I'm sure I speak for everybody when I, I say that the legend lives, lives on.
www.julieandrews.co.uk /news_arc56_main.htm   (3971 words)

 Microsoft emails won't self destruct, firm says
The question was asked by Peter Sissons, BBC newsreader and special guest at the London launch of the Office System in a hotel near Victoria Station.
Sissons lent an experienced hand to gee proceedings along a bit and demonstrated how to read in straight lines.
Anyhow, Sissons kicked off the brief Q&A with the question, obviously scripted beforehand - judging by the answers, that is, not manner of the professional and, we imagine, damn expensive, Sissons.
www.theinquirer.net /?article=12273   (364 words)

 Finance Wales Financing Growth Venture Capital Conference Peter Sissons
His latest career move is from the BBC's Ten O'Clock News, to BBC News 24- a challenge because 24-hour continuous news is the one news area in which Peter has not yet worked.
When Channel 4 was launched in 1982 Peter was chosen to present their 7pm flagship news programme and in 1984 he was named by the Broadcasting Press Guild as the "Best Front of Camera Performer".
During his time as anchor, Channel 4 News won an unprecedented three consecutive BAFTA awards and in 1988 Peter was awarded the Royal Television Society's "Judges Award" for his work on the programme.
www.financinggrowth.co.uk /english/speakers/petersissons.htm   (201 words)

 The Scotsman - Sissons accuses BBC of ageism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PETER SISSONS, the veteran BBC newsreader, announced yesterday that he was stepping down from presenting the 10 O’Clock News, accusing the corporation of being “ageist”.
Sissons, one of the anchors of the flagship news programme, said he was saddened by the number of colleagues over 50 who had left “at the height of their powers”.
In an interview with the Observer, Sissons said: “I’m not in the business of knocking the BBC, but it does have one or two blind spots, and its biggest blind spot is its tendency to ageism.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=974112002   (508 words)

 BBC News | MUSIC | Newsreader remembers school friend
BBC newsreader Peter Sissons went to primary and secondary school with George Harrison.
Sissons met up with his old schoolmate on a number of occasions after leaving school.
He said to me, Peter, I've got a terrific story for the news, it'll be the lead story, you've got to put it on the news tonight.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/1685654.stm   (909 words)

 Edinburgh Evening News - UK - Watchdog rejects Sissons complaint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mr Sissons was criticised for an interview with the Queen Mother’s niece, the Hon Margaret Rhodes.
Mrs Rhodes was present at the Queen Mother’s bedside during her final moments and Mr Sissons was accused by some of pressing her for details.
The BBC said neither Mr Sissons nor the programme producers realised Mrs Rhodes had been by the Queen Mother’s deathbed until she confirmed it live on air.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /uk.cfm?id=825652002   (282 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | BBC News 24 | Peter Sissons
Peter presents the news from 1300 to 1900 on Saturday and 1700 to 1900 on Sunday on BBC News 24
After 14 years with the BBC, Peter Sissons has become one of the best-known faces on British TV.
Peter joined the BBC in 1989 as presenter of Question Time, as well as joint presenter of the Six O'Clock News.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/programmes/bbc_news_24/2980583.stm   (291 words)

 Message Forum: The Great Tie Fiasco
Sat at the desk was the newscaster, Peter Sissons, trying his best to be solemn, sober and be in general mourning.
The rest of the complaints, it would seem, are due to the biggest no-no that Peter Sissons could possibly commit.
As for the BBC, they released a statement that their newscasters were instructed to wear toned-down clothing for the announcement, and fl for the actual funeral.
www.rinkworks.com /rinkforum/view.cgi?post=53193   (724 words)

 Suede Online Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was Pete who built that mad oscillating guitar pedal used in "She's In Fashion".
That doesn't change the fact that this forum has deteriorated into the posting of sightings of the doorman from the building where Nude Records used to be located (I'm being exaggerated and ironic, but to prove a point).
Sissons, but remember reading about him in "Love & Poison" and in the fanclub 'zine.
forum.suedeonline.com /topic.asp?whichpage=1&ARCHIVEVIEW=&TOPIC_ID=5412   (344 words)

 CNN.com - Transcripts
It's a very important thing deep down inside us, and the BBC executives, they somehow couldn't care about that, and it's a bad misjudgment.
MURIEL: It was interviews like this by veteran anchorman, Peter Sissons, that upset viewers.
PETER SISSONS, BBC ANCHORMAN: After you all came out, what happened then?
transcripts.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0204/03/ltm.14.html   (1038 words)

 Peter Sissons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Peter Sissons is probably British television's most experienced presenter of News.
For nearly forty years he has worked for ITN, Channel Four, and the BBC- presenting all the main terrestrial bulletins, and a host of special programmes on major events.
In 1984 he was named by the Broadcasting Press Guild as the "Best Front of Camera Performer".
www.knightayton.co.uk /peter_sissons.html   (119 words)

Audrey Holmes was born on 13 Dec 1925 in Westport, New Zealand.
Ian Clyde Sissons was born on 28 Sep 1923.
Peter John Sissons was born on 11 Jun 1959.
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 Who.com | Daily | Charles snubs the BBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Showing what is being regarded as a lack of respect for the 101-year-old former monarch, BBC anchorman Peter Sissons failed to wear a traditional fl tie as he announced the news of her death.
His appearance was considered all the more appalling by the fact that, given her advanced age and precarious state of health, broadcasters had been preparing for years for her death.
Sissons also made a gaffe by his on-air pressing of the Queen Mum's niece about her aunt's final moments.
www.who.com /who/daily/20020402/charles-bbc.html   (329 words)

 New Statesman - There was not one, but two deaths that night - the Queen Mother, and the career of Peter Sissons
The BBC's Peter Sissons discovered last Saturday night that burgundy is not the new fl.
Privately, senior executives at the BBC are conceding that their anchorman was more of a drag than a secure mooring that night.
Looking for all the world like a man who would have preferred to be at home attending his barbecue, Sissons reverted to MPS (male presenter syndrome) - if you start to lose the plot, substitute sneering.
www.newstatesman.com /200204080013   (1266 words)

 mb21 - Secret Stuff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Radio Times has gained unique access to reveal how the political, diplomatic and military response to the attack on America is delivered to our homes by television.
It's so important that the presenter is holding things down and doing justice to the immense work that colleagues are putting in.
Peter Jouvenal and his Sony BVP400AP are frequent visitors to the mountains of Afghanistan.
www.mb21.co.uk /ether.net/stuff/bbcnews.asp   (2956 words)

 Kate Sissons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kate Sissons is a British RADA-trained actress and the daughter of BBC newsreader Peter Sissons.
She recently finished filming for the production company Bard Entertainments (with producers Sterling Pictures) as a star in the yet-unreleased film Vampire Diary, in which she plays Haze, a young goth girl.
Kate Sissons on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art [1]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kate_Sissons   (179 words)

 It is too early to say what the sad death of the BBC means to the nation Spectator, The - Find Articles
I myself felt obliged to jam the BBC switchboard for several hours with protests at Mr Peter Sissons's disgraceful interview with Mr Greg Dyke, a close relative of the newly-deceased Corporation.
Mr Sissons (seated on a whoopee cushion, and wearing a fluorescent kipper tie, in the middle of which were small electric bulbs that lit up at the most solemn moments): It must have been a very private moment, Sir Dyke.
The reality is that, throughout all that long lifetime, the BBC never ceased to touch our hearts.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3724/is_200204/ai_n9043540   (980 words)

It was the development of unique light-sensitive dyes used in ophthalmic lenses that secured them this top accolade, presented by BBC News Presenter, Peter Sissons.
Peter Sissons, presenter of BBC News 24, hosted the ceremony.
Peter is one of British television's most experienced news presenters.
www.cia.org.uk /cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=news2&uid=default&view_records=1&ID=496&ww=1   (530 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Sissons, Restaurant Catering, Non-Fiction Books, Kitchen items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Peter Sissons BBC News / autograph / signature
Manitoba Old Fort Garry by Sissons 1933 T. Eaton Co.
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 Vine set to grow onto Breakfast with Frost sofa Evening Standard (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
My man at Television Centre tells me Peter Sissons is likely to be a short-term replacement on Breakfast with Frost until the autumn when the show will disappear altogether after 12 years.
"Peter Sissons and Andrew Marr would also fancy their chances.
Hain, once an antiapartheid firebrand in his youth, made an impassioned attack on Mugabe last night at a reception for the Silbury Fund Appeal in the House of Commons.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4153/is_20050202/ai_n9496470   (979 words)

 Chris Morris Radio Show
Peter Baynham with late night haircuts leading into 'what are you smiling at' and people getting up on bus too early rant
Peter Baynham in Edinburgh part 1 (Mike Smith's standup show, Baynham's show not a lot of effort, Peter Baynham breaks down, phone call to BBC Edinburgh, Peter Baynham runs along street)
Councillor Peter Baynham in Leeds part 2 (with some University students who cause a bell to ring every time they mention the homeless)
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 CNN - Technology: Boon or bane to quality of life? - November 2, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On stage with Bonfield were Pier Carlo Falotti, Oracle's executive vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa; Peter Sissons, a British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) newsreader who moderated the panel; Don Zereski, chief operating officer of France's Groupe Bull and Professor Kirk Hanson, a senior lecturer at Stanford University's business administration program.
Such positive assessments were overshadowed throughout the presentations, however, by two concerns: the growing divide between those who have access to technology and telephony and those who do not, and questions about how to protect the privacy of individuals.
Most of the panelists agreed that the information society presents big challenges for governments, with some even saying that the role of governments will diminish and the responsibility of corporations will increase.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9911/02/meaning.of.tech.idg/index.html   (978 words)

Amy and her father Peter Sissons have their studio in Oxford;
Our beautiful LiquidColour pictures can be ordered framed, in a high quality stained timber moulding, glazed with glass or optically clear acrylic and ready to hang, creating a stunning focal point in any home or working environment.
Peter is very passionate about art, especially in the juxtaposition of light
www.sissonsfineart.co.uk /about.us.htm   (304 words)

 Peter Sissons profile and articles - U Publish Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Peter Sissons profile and articles - U Publish Articles
Peter Sissons is a published author at uPublish.info
TWO dozen wealthy London bankers woke up yesterday considerably richer as they joined the elite partnership of Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's most profitable securities firm.
www.upublish.info /profile/Peter-Sissons/1252   (429 words)

 Original Paintings-Fine Art Prints/Reproductions
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To complete the service, we can supply the prints ready framed, with all that is required to quickly hang the pictures on your clients or customers walls- no fuss, with no organisational problems or delays.
Fax or send for more information on our Fine Art Print service or send your requirements to SISSONS - mail a photograph or transparency of a subject for an immediate quotation and delivery date.
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 Class warrior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The BBC dusted off its pre-prepared reels of fawning documentaries and gave Peter Sissons the task of breaking the bad news to the public.
Sissons, however, forgot the script and put on a maroon tie, much to the chagrin of the Daily Mail, who seemed to want him charged with treason.
And for that we can only say goodbye.
www.worldsocialism.org /spgb/may02/editmay.html   (809 words)

 Peter L. Sissons Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
The Social Significance of Church Membership in the Burgh of Falkirk: A Report to the Hope Trust and the Church and Ministry Department of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Peter C. L; Leszek Borysiewicz Beverley, Adrian V.S. Hill, Ian J.G. Jones, J.G. Patrick Sissons
We guarantee the condition of every book, new or used.
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