The host of weekend mornings on Classic FM from 10am, Bill also presented Pet Classics, the world’s first radio show for pets, featuring soothing music and practical advice on the busiest nights of the years for fireworks.
Bill was a contestant in the third series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005, finishing sixth out of 12 contestants. In January 2008, he appeared on Celebrity Mastermind. His specialist subject was beekeeping. And in 2012, he appeared in Professor Green's music video for Remedy.
Bill was a fan of Wycombe Wanderers football club where he commentated on home games for online listeners. His hobbies included beekeeping, chickens and dancing.
He also enjoyed long distance running, having competed in the London Marathon on a number of occasions, and the Great North Run on 5 October 2008.