Presenter falls in swimming pool while interviewing athletes

Presenter falls in swimming pool while interviewing athletes

BBC Breakfast’s Mike Bushell was interviewing some Team England stars about the Commonwealth Games when it all went a little wrong.

Mr Bushell, who is known for presenting the sport on BBC Breakfast, eventually tried to continue the interview while making sure he was stood safely on the pool’s step.

But it was cut short, though, as his microphone and sound pack appeared to have suffered some water damage  during his falL

Presenter falls in swimming pool


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In the BBC Breakfast studio, presenters Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin shared their amusement with viewers.

Stayt said: “Mike is carrying on talking but we can’t hear him, because a moment ago Mike fell in the water, his pack went in, and he doesn’t know we can’t hear him now.

“Bye, Mike, it hasn’t been dull.”

Minchin added: “If you were going to set that up, you would imagine that might happen, and it did – live on national television.

“Mike fell in the pool.”

Minutes later, they returned to Bushell, who said: “I just thought it was a little Jacuzzi or a kid’s pool.

“I didn’t realize there was a step there.”



Presenter falls in swimming pool




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