Derek Brockway
Name: Derek Brockway
Occupation: TV Show Host
Gender: Male
Birth Day: October 29, 1967
Age: 55
Country: Wales
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Derek Brockway

Derek Brockway was born on October 29, 1967 in Wales (55 years old). Derek Brockway is a TV Show Host, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Nationality: Wales. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


He wrote a book entitled Whatever the Weather and also published a children's book called Duck and Starfish.

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Before Fame

He studied physics, mathematics, and statistics at the Reading College of Technology.


Biography Timeline


He went to Coleg Morgannwg in Pontypridd and Reading College of Technology where he attained a BTEC Higher National Certificate in mathematics, statistics and physics in 1993.


Brockway qualified as a forecaster in 1995 and was posted to Birmingham Weather Centre, broadcasting on several BBC Radio stations across the English Midlands.

In December 1995 he moved to London, working at The London Studios on South Bank with fellow forecasters Martyn Davies and John Hammond, and briefing weather presenters Siân Lloyd, Laura Greene and Femi Oke. As well as preparing the ITV National Weather and Channel 4 weather, Brockway broadcast on GMTV's The Sunday Programme presented by Alastair Stewart and Steve Richards.


After a year in London, Brockway took a position at the Met Office headquarters in Bracknell as an Environmental Consultant. He returned to Wales in September 1997 and joined BBC Wales Today, replacing Helen Willetts as the lead weather forecaster, broadcasting the lunchtime, evening and late forecasts. He also presents weather bulletins for BBC Radio Wales during the week from Monday to Friday.


The BBC Wales weather department expanded in 2008 and Brockway was joined by weather presenters Sue Charles and Behnaz Akhgar who cover breakfast and the weekends and stand in for him when he is away. He makes 11 live broadcasts a day.


On 26 November 2009, Brockway appeared in Gavin & Stacey (series 3, episode 1) as himself presenting the weather. Other TV appearances include Welsh consumer programme X-Ray and Jamie and Derek's Welsh Weekends with Jamie Owen. He has been a guest panelist on the Radio Wales show What's The Story?. He appeared on the BBC's Auntie's Bloomers as a result of a mishap with an umbrella during the Rugby World Cup. In 2004, along with other personalities from TV and sports, he was photographed naked for a calendar in aid of Autism Cymru.


Brockway appeared in The Big Welsh Challenge, a programme in which Welsh personalities are challenged to learn Welsh. At the beginning of the S4C 2015 reality series [email protected] Brockway described himself as having "quite a bit of Welsh" despite being "not fluent". On 22 June 2010, Brockway featured in the WJEC Higher tier Welsh Second Language Listening and Responding exam, reading the weather headlines and also being interviewed by the exam board's regular interviewers. He introduced himself with his trademark, 'Shwmae!'

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Currently, Derek Brockway is 55 years, 4 months and 21 days old. Derek Brockway will celebrate 56th birthday on a Sunday 29th of October 2023.

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