On 20 August 2017, comedian and TV personality Jim Bowen,
celebrates his 80th birthday. Born in Heswall, Wirral in Cheshire, he is best known for hosting TV gameshow Bullseye from September 1981 until its end in July 1995. His show business
career began in the 1960’s as a part-time stand-up comedian on the northern club circuit. Television opportunities followed, when new ITV gameshow Bullseye, a mixed general knowledge quiz with darts, came along and he was appointed as presenter
After the success of Bullseye he continued on television in TV
dramas and comedies.