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Phil Sayer, who said 'mind the gap', has died

He was the man with a voice known the length and breadth of Britain. Phil Sayer's formal, authoritative, but relaxed safety advice is instantly recognisable to London underground commuters.

But the former BBC presenter, who was 62, also delivered less welcome announcements to frustrated rail travellers. Colin Paterson has been finding out about the man behind the microphone.

(Photo: Phil Sayer. Credit: PA Wire.)

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