Timothy Schofield, brother of TV presenter Phillip Schofield, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of child sexual misconduct between 2016 and 2019. As reported in The Mirror newspaper, 54-year-old civilian police worker from Bath Timothy was found guilty of 11 sexual offenses between 2016 and 2019 against boys between 6 years old and 12.
Schofield testified in his trial and told the jury that he and a minor were watching pornography together but denied performing sexual acts on them.
Phillip Schofield’s mother passed away from cancer in 2023 after years of living with dementia. Her final days were spent at their home in Devon where they lived together with Phillip’s husband. She was known as an accomplished presenter who appeared on various shows such as The Cube, Going Live! and This Morning.
She hosted numerous radio shows such as National Lottery Winning Lines and BBC quiz show Test the Nation with Anne Robinson. Additionally, she served as a panellist on popular daytime show Have I Been Here Before?, in which celebrities use regression techniques to try and contact previous lives.
Last month at Exeter Crown Court, 54-year-old former civilian police worker from Bath named Patrick Schofield was found guilty of 11 sexual offenses against an 11-year-old boy including two counts of sexual activity with children and 10-2 was handed down as verdict after more than five hours of deliberations from the jury. Following this verdict he was fired by Avon and Somerset Police immediately upon conviction.
At Schofield’s sentencing hearing, the judge described his actions as despicable. She revealed how he exploited his victim for sexual gratification while leaving them in fear and anxiety – she added that there had not been one word of apology from Schofield either.
Timothy Schofield, brother of TV presenter Phillip Schofield and found guilty of sexual crimes against a teenager, has been imprisoned for 12 years following his conviction of 11 sexual offences against said boy between 2016 and 2019. Avon and Somerset Police fired Timothy after this conviction was finalised;
At his sentencing hearing, the victim described feeling trapped in an environment of fear and anxiety. Mrs Justice Cutts told him he exploited the child’s innocence for sexual gain; furthermore she noted no expression of regret from him.
Schofield, better known for hosting Dancing on Ice, co-presented This Morning alongside Fern Britton from 2002 to 2009. After taking a six-year hiatus from co-presenting, he returned in 2014 when Holly Willoughby replaced him on the show.
In 2022, Willoughby and he drew harsh scrutiny from social media users after being seen filming for This Morning at Queen Elizabeth II’s lying in state in Westminster Hall. Unlike other celebrities attending, these two were not required to line up alongside members of the public to file past her casket; they were instead taken away by government staff to a special private viewing area.
Timothy Schofield, brother of television presenter Phillip Schofield, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a child between 2016 and 2019 as evidenced by 11 sexual offenses against boys between those dates; including two counts of engaging in sexual activity with minors. Following this conviction he was dismissed from Avon and Somerset Police.
The victim told jurors he felt pressured into watching pornographic movies with Schofield, yet never reported the abuse due to fear. Additionally, he described being emotionally blackmailed by Schofield and being powerless to escape him. Schofield denied all allegations but was found guilty with 10 votes out of 12, following over five and half hours of deliberations.
Philip Schofield has addressed his brother’s arrest by providing information and aiding police with their investigation. He says he still receives text messages from detectives working on this case.
He met Stephanie Lowe while working on ITV’s This Morning in 1985 and since then they have two daughters named Ruby and Molly. They live in Oldham, Lancashire together after over 30 years together; during his free time he enjoys playing golf or watching football matches with friends.
His Net Worth
Tim Schofield, brother of Phillip, was recently charged with 11 sexual offenses against a boy while employed with Avon and Somerset Police as a civilian police worker from Bath. It’s thought these offenses occurred between 2010 and 2013.
Going Live! and The Cube were two daytime shows he hosted before also hosting several other programs such as We Buy Any Car and One in a Million quiz show regular One In A Million quiz show regular, hosting TV commercials for various brands as well as portraying Joseph from West End Musical version Joseph! and recording a single.
His most well-known achievement remains as co-host of This Morning with Holly Willoughby. Additionally, he is a prolific broadcaster, appearing on many other popular programs including Dancing on Ice.
His presence on the show since 2002 has made him a well-known face in the UK, hosting both the British Soap Awards and several stage productions. When not on set or performing stage plays, he enjoys golf and owns properties throughout Britain; traveling extensively is another passion; Willoughby and him often vacation together as an enjoyable double act.