Michael Barratt Wife: Who was Joan Warner?
Michael Fieldhouse Barratt, born on 3 January 1928, was an English television presenter and journalist.
He was best known for his period as the main presenter of Nationwide from 1969 to 1977.
Michael Barratt was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire. His father, Wallace Barratt, was a tax inspector, while Doris, his mother died of tuberculosis when her son was aged six.
Barratt was educated at Rossall School, an independent boys’ school near Fleetwood, Lancashire, and at Paisley Grammar School in Scotland. After leaving school, he became a journalist for Kemsley Newspapers.
In 1956, he moved to Nigeria for a year having been appointed as the assistant editor of the Nigerian Citizen in Zaria.
Barratt also worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Service beginning a discussion programme on politics.
Following his return to the UK, he worked as a production journalist on several English regional newspapers including a period at the Wolverhampton Express & Star.
Barratt died in the Thames Hospice in Berkshire on 10 July 2022.
Michael Barrat was once married to Joan Warner.
Who was Joan Warner?
Joan Warner was the first wife of Michael Barrat, the couple had six children, 3 sons, and 3 daughters.
However, their marriage hit a divorce.
Later on August 7, 1977. Michael Barrat remarried.