Nicholas Stapleton Biography – Wiki
Nicholas Stapleton is best known as the son of watchdog presenter Lynn Faulds Wood, who was a former BBC worker, and John Martin Stapleton, who is known as a famous English journalist and broadcaster. Faulds Wood has reportedly been announced dead on 24 April 2020 after going through bowel cancer and massive strokes.
He is 33 years old as of 2020.
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Nicholas Stapleton Early Life:
Lynn Faulds Wood got married to John Stapleton in 1977. The couple started living their marriage life in Street Margarets, London for 43 years. Together, they had a son, Nicholas ‘Nick’, who was born in 1987.
Nicholas Stapleton Parents:
John Martin Stapleton was born in Oldham, Lancashire in February 24, 1946. He is best known as the English television worker for his work as a presenter and reporter on ITV breakfast television (TV-am, GMTV and Daybreak) in addition to hosting Nationwide and Watchdog for the BBC.
Lynn Faulds Wood was was born in Glasgow and grew up on Loch Lomondside. She then moved into breakfast TV, before helping to turn Watchdog into a primetime BBC One series. She is best known as a Scottish television presenter and journalist for her work as a watchdog presenter in BBC.
“When our son, Nicolas, was little we moved to Sydney for a while because Lynn had been very ill with cancer and we wanted somewhere relaxing for her to recover”, Nicholas’ father claimed.
Nicholas Stapleton Personal Life:
Nicholas is survived by his wife, Lise Stapleton, whom he got married to in 2018. According a post on Express UK, the couple talked of their son’s marriage and the joy of adding a beautiful daughter-in-law, Lise to the family. The wedding took place in Oslo, Norway.
Update: Nicholas Stapleton Mother Announced Dead
A statement from her family released which read she died peacefully on Friday, “having suffered a massive stroke last night and a subsequent bleed on the brain”.
Lynn Faulds Wood had recently been diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer while working in the show. However, on 24 April, 2020, she died after suffering massive strokes.
RIP Lynn Faulds Wood who was a great consumer champion, broadcaster and cancer campaigner but most of all a wonderful, smart, fun woman. Thinking of @JohnStapletonTV and their son Nick https://t.co/UHzqPW9f60
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) April 24, 2020
Her early career involved periods at IPC Magazines’ Woman (1977–79), the Daily Mail (1979–80) then “Lynn’s Action Line” at The Sun where 100,000 readers joined her campaign to close the pet market Club Row, and thousands of readers marched on Downing Street.
While her husband started his career on local newspapers in North West England, before becoming a staff reporter on the Daily Sketch in Fleet Street. His first job in television was as a researcher and script writer on This is Your Life, presented at the time by Eamonn Andrews.
Tributes Paid To Lynn Faulds Wood
“She fought for the rights of vulnerable people doggedly and determinedly and she is a huge loss to journalism and to her friends and family. We are all devastated at this news”, a statement read.
BBC Newsreader Sophie Raworth described Faulds Wood as “the most wonderful, generous, kind friend”, while former Watchdog host and 5 Live’s Nicky Campbell and LBC’s Shelagh Fogarty also paid tribute to the “groundbreaking” broadcaster.
Journalist and media commentator Roy Greenslade added he was “saddened to hear of the death of one of the nicest people I ever worked with,” describing her as “a brilliant consumer writer.”