Phillip Schofield is today most recognizable for hosting Britain's best daytime programme, 'This Morning', but in his 20 year career so far, he has proven he is a great entertainer.
His broadcasting days started when he was 17, he, and his family emigrated from England to New Zealand. Here he hosted the pop music show 'Shazam' . Numerous radio and television appearances followed over the next three years.
However, he subsequently moved back to Britain, where he began presenting programme links for Children's BBC from the "broom cupboard" alongside the loveable Gordon the Gopher. Then, in 1987, he moved on to the Children's BBC's new Saturday morning entertainment show 'Going Live' from 1987 to 1993.
He moved onto adult television from 1993 onwards, particularly at the ITV, where he has made many a programme, including 'Talking Telephone Numbers' in 1994, 'Television's Greatest Hits' from 1992 to 1995, and Schofield's SEa Odyssey' in 1999.
During the 1990's, he took to stage acting, and is best known for his role of Joseph, in ' Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat', taking over from the singer Jason Donovan.
But his career was really set in gold from 2002 onwards. Richard and Judy had left 'This Morning' and the ITV were looking for a replacement couple. Originally Fern Britton and John Leslie were chosen, however when Leslie's personal life took a dramatic downfall, Phillip stepped into his place and he and Fern remain there as popular as ever today.
From his success, he has gone on to many shows, including 'The National Lottory Winning Lines' (2001-) on BBC One, 'Test the Nation: The National IQ Test 2002' (2002) BBC One, 'Test the Nation:The National test 2002' (2002) BBC One, 'Test the Nation: The Relationship Test' (2003) BBC One, and at least seven other 'Test The Nation' programmes to 2005.
ITV continue to use his talent, allowing him to host a wide range of programming,including, 'Have I Been Here Before?', a show delving into the world of the reincarnator from 2004 onwards.
In his mid-40's, Phillip Schofield has produced so much in such a little amount of time, and will be expected to continue in the many decades that follow.… Collapse
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|This Morning: Season 20||Jul 21, 2008||Host (2002-)||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 19||Jan 29, 2007||Co-Host / Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 18||Jan 4, 2006||Host / Host (2002-) / Presenter||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 16||Apr 19, 2004||Co-Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 5||Apr 1, 1992||Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 2||Apr 9, 1990||Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 1||Oct 3, 1988||Co-Host / Host||tbd|
|Children in Need: Season 1||Dec 25, 1955||Presenter / Himself||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 3||Oct 3, 1988||Co-Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 4||Oct 3, 1988||Host||tbd|
|This Morning: Season 21||Oct 3, 1988||Host (2002-)||tbd|