Former Bullseye host Jim Bowen dies at 80

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Jim Bowen presenting Bullseye in the 1980s and 1990s.

Former Bullseye presenter Jim Bowen has died at the age of 80.

The news of the former head teacher and club comedian’s death was confirmed by his wife today.

Bowen’s down-to-earth and friendly style propelled Bullseye to become one of the biggest game shows on TV in the 1980s.

His efforts to console losing contestants soon became a catchphrase, as he told them: “Just have a look at what you could have won…”

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