Rob Curling has been a regular presence on British Television for over 30 years in news, sport, factual, and, to a lesser extent light entertainment. He hosted BBC1’s popular quiz show Turnabout, and more recently has been anchoring Eurosport’s tennis coverage.


For BBC News & Current Affairs he presented the regional news programme London Plus, latterly Newsroom South East, before becoming sports presenter. He worked on many BBC documentaries and outside broadcasts, including Royal & State events; the 50th Anniversary series marking the end of WWII; The Opening of The Channel Tunnel; etc. He hosted numerous editions of The Boat Show for the BBC, and was a long-standing member of their aviation team covering Farnborough, the Royal International Air Tattoo, and Biggin Hill.


Later he hosted the same airshows when they transferred to ITV, as well as Flying Legends, and the documentary Spitfire 60. For BBC Education he presented the current affairs series Issues; The Geography Programme; and the music series Into Music. He has also presented on Sky News, Sky Sports News, ITV News Channel.


As an aviation enthusiast, Rob co-hosts the ‘Top Landing Gear’ podcast with a pilot, a pop star and a fencer.

A studio based magazine programme, discussing the aircraft or topic of the week with a touch of humour and rare insight into all things aeronautical. The podcast includes a section where you can ask an experienced pilot questions about aviation and how things fly!


On Top Landing Gear Full Flaps you can hear a more in depth interview with a primary guest discussing the finer and often more technical aspects of their speciality.