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Alex Lovell Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband (Gavin Shorter), Children, BBC Presenter, rape-threat stalker jailed (Gordon Hawthorn)

Alex Lovell rape-threat stalker, Gordon Hawthorn, 69, jailed by a Bristol Crown Court

Alex Lovell Wiki

Alex Lovell Bio

Alexandra “Alex” Lovell was born on 28 March 1973. She is an English television presenter working for BBC.
Alex Lovell Age
She was born on 28th March 1973 (age 45) in Gravesend, Kent, England, UK
Residence Gloucestershire
Nationality British
Alma mater Rose Bruford College
Occupation Actress, journalist, newsreader and television presenter
Employer BBC West
Known for BrainTeaser
BBC Points West
Alex Lovell Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Alex Lovell Husband Gavin Shorter (14 June 2008 – present)
Alex Lovell Net Worth / Salary Information is not on Record

Alex Lovell Career

Lovell was born in Gravesend, Kent, grew up in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. She studied at Rose Bruford College drama school in London.

Lovell success story began when she presented Playhouse Disney with Dave Benson Phillips on the Disney Channel and the new Playhouse Disney Channel, between September 1999 and August 2006. She was also a cast member of Fun Song Factory, broadcast for pre-school children on GMTV, again with Benson Phillips. Lovell undertook a series of voice-over assignments and got her terrestrial break playing the voice of the Whybird in the Playdays live tour around Britain. She, later on, helped launch digital satellite auction channel bid-up.tv, before being poached by rival channel Auction World.tv. Lovell appeared in one episode of BBC One sitcom My Dad’s the Prime Minister, as ‘Saskia,’ a disc jockey.

Lovell’s next move was presenting the live lunchtime quiz show BrainTeaser on Five. Initially, she was a co-presenter, but as from 2006 until the last show on 7th March 2007, she was the sole presenter except for occasional breaks. BrainTeaser was produced in Bristol, and when Channel 4 started production of its daily show Deal or No Deal in the same studios, Lovell was asked to revive her role as a voice-over artist for the show, which she continued to do until the viewers’ competition was dropped in October 2007.

Lovell joined the BBC Points West local news presentation team in July 2005, and is the lead female presenter, when presenting Points West.

Lovell appeared in one episode of ITV’s The Bill, broadcast on 14th November 2007, playing a television news reporter, Lisa Spence. In May 2008, she had a role in an episode of BBC1 sitcom Love Soup, playing an entertainment reporter at a red carpet event.

On 6th August 2011, Lovell starred in an episode of Bristol-made BBC programme Casualty as an on-scene television news reporter.

Alex Lovell Husband, Wedding, Personal Life

On 4th April 2017, It was announced on Points West that Lovell had become engaged to Gavin Shorter, technical supervisor at Endemol West Bristol where they both work. The couple married on 14th June 2008.

Alex Lovell with Husband, Gavin Shorter
Alex Lovell with Husband, Gavin Shorter

Lovell is a supporter of deafblind charity Sense. She has visited the Woodside Sense Centre in Bristol and attended the fundraising ball at Tortworth Court in aid of Woodside.

Alex Lovell rape-threat stalker jailed

A Man (Gordon Hawthorn) who has been stalking Lovel for more than six years by sending letters which became more threatening between January 2016 and March 2018, after he threatened to rape her was sentenced and jailed on 3rd January 2018.

Gordon Hawthorn, 69, of Street, Somerset, sent the threats to Points West’s Alex Lovell over six years. Lovell started suffering panic attacks as a result of the threats, which included claims he was watching her closely enough “to smell her hair.”

At Bristol Crown Court the judge, Martin Picton, said Hawthorn left Lovell “frightened and miserable.”

Lovell initially started receiving Hawthorn’s cards at the BBC’s regional centre on Whiteladies Road, Bristol, in 2012.

Hawthorn – who was jailed for two and a half years – had previously pleaded guilty at the city’s magistrates’ court to one count of stalking involving serious alarm or distress.

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