Darryl Grimason: Tributes paid after death of BBC presenter
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By Clodagh Warnock
BBC News NI
BBC Northern Eire presenter and writer Darryl Grimason has died immediately after a interval of health issues.
He was identified for presenting and making wildlife, environmental and all-natural history programmes, such as the archaeological collection Earthworks and the fishing sequence The Significant Six.
His brother Stephen Grimason mentioned he was a by natural means gifted broadcaster.
BBC NI interim director Adam Smyth claimed Darryl Grimason was a “great, adaptable and adventurous filmmaker”.
He “often brought a fantastic sense of exhilaration and enthusiasm to his programmes”, Mr Smyth added, “whether he was presenting underwater in the Waterworld sequence or sharing his like of fishing with audiences in The Significant 6”.
As a reporter Darryl Grimason contributed to programmes this kind of as BBC Radio Ulster’s Your Area And Mine and offered Dawn Chorus, Wild 7 days and distinctive stories on BBC Newsline.
In 2019, he manufactured the BBC A person NI documentary Everyday living And Loss of life On Heroin.
Mr Smyth mentioned Darryl Grimason was a popular personnel member in just the BBC and would be “incredibly substantially skipped”.
Outside of his operate with the BBC, Darryl Grimason was the creator of Reading the H2o: A Lifetime Invested Fishing.
Stephen Grimason explained his brother had the principle “born to fish, compelled to perform”.
My amazing brother Darryl Grimason passed away this early morning. A in a natural way gifted broadcaster, he introduced and generated several natural history documentaries on BBC Northern Ireland, several still currently being rerun. He had a uncomplicated credo – “born to fish, forced to operate!” RIP child bro.
— Stephen Grimason (@StephenGrimason) December 22, 2022
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