Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter and radio DJ, dies aged 62

Presenter of Supermarket Sweep and National Lotterys In It to Win It died at his home

The television presenter and radio DJ Dale Winton has died at the age of 62.

Jan Kennedy long-term agent to the Dales Supermarket Sweep star confirmed with great sadness that Winton had died at his home earlier in the day. While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the familys privacy at this time of grief, he said.

Winton was a TV favourite with shows like Supermarket Sweep and In It to Win It. More recently, he made a show for Channel 5, Dale Wintons Florida Fly Drive.

Fellow television hosts Graham Norton, Paddy McGuinness and Davina McCall, as well as the singer Boy George, were among those to pay tribute to Winton soon after news of his death was announced on Wednesday evening.

graham norton (@grahnort)

Dale Winton gave me the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got – Dont quit the hit! Thank you Dale. X

April 18, 2018

Paddy McGuinness (@PaddyMcGuinness)

Sad news. Back in the day Supermarket Sweep was the programme to watch. Dale Winton was the perfect host, he made it all look effortless. RIP pic.twitter.com/RW5r3qDs9N

April 18, 2018

McCall described Winton as a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty. Boy George, the lead singer of Culture Club, said he was shocked by the news, saying Winton was a sweet man.

Davina McCall (@ThisisDavina)

I am so so so sad to hear about Dale Winton

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/apr/18/dale-winton-tv-presenter-and-radio-dj-dies-aged-62

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