Gavin Esler is a presenter on BBC News Channel.
He is currently the deputy presenter of BBC News at Five and a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel.
For the BBC, Esler is also the main presenter of the weekly news discussion programme Dateline London and its Scottish equivalent Dateline Scotland.
In 2007 Esler separated from his wife of 28 years, Patricia Warner, who lives in the family home with their two children. In late 2008 Esler began living in a townhouse in west London, with rock violinist Anna Phoebe. Phoebe and Esler have a daughter, born in 2011.
His hobbies include camping, hiking and skiing. He is a fan of progressive rock and presented the Progressive Music Awards in September 2012.
Name? Gavin Esler Where are you from? I was born in Glasgow way back in the last millennium, brought up in Edinburgh and in Northern Ireland and have lived for a long time in Washington and London. That means I am very lucky. I have…
[[Laura Kuenssberg]] has today finished her final shift at BBC News. Wrapping up a live at 17:30, Gavin Esler said to Laura: “Thank you very much for everything you’ve done for the BBC” Laura is off to ITV where she will be ITV News’ first…
On 11th March 2011, a 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck the north-east coast of Japan, triggering a 30-foot Tsunami