Simon will be in conversation with Blake Woodham from Brum Radio Book Show.
When Simon Thomas lost the woman he had loved for 16 years, the future he had imagined for their happy family disappeared for ever. Gemma died from acute myeloid leukaemia, just three days after being diagnosed. Afterwards, Simon didn't know how to carry on. He just knew that, for the sake of his son, he had to find a way...
Love, Interrupted tells the story of a man deeply traumatised by the death of his soul mate. It asks some hard questions about how you carry on when the light of your life has been extinguished. But it also gives immense hope to anybody who has been bereaved. Simon is still learning how to live without Gemma, but the lessons he has already learnt have given him so much more hope for the future.
Simon Thomas as been a highly successful TV broadcaster for nearly 20 years starting as a Blue Peter presenter in 1999 and then spending twelve years as an anchor for Sky Sports, eventually fronting their flagship Premier League football coverage. Away from television, Simon hosted the Olympic Stadium in London 2012 in front of 80,000 people; and has hosted live events across a number of sports, including football, cricket, Grand Prix. He is a lifelong Norwich City Fan and now the proud President of the charity Bloodwise UK, a case extremely close to his heart.
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