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Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 November 2003, 08:29 GMT
Bruno returns to the public eye

Frank Bruno makes his first public appearance after his stay in hospital suffering from mental health problems

Frank Bruno looked in good health on Monday evening as he made his first public appearance after his stay in hospital suffering from mental health problems

Bruno, seen here just before he was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, had kept up his jovial public front despite the fact he was was sliding into increasingly erratic behaviour and lonely depres

Bruno, seen here in September just before he was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, had kept up his jovial public front despite the fact he was was sliding into increasingly erratic behaviour and lonely depression

After two months out of the limelight, Bruno chose to make his first public appearance back in a boxing ring - at York Hall in London's east end, where he led out the British amateur boxing team again

But after two months out of the limelight, Bruno chose to make his first public appearance back in a boxing ring - at York Hall in London's east end, where he led out the British amateur boxing team against the USA

Former US opponent (left) Tim Witherspoon was among those wishing Bruno well at an emotional  return to the ring, where Bruno has always felt at his most comfortable

Former US opponent (left) Tim Witherspoon was among those wishing Bruno well at an emotional return to the ring, where Bruno has always felt at his most comfortable

Bruno, who's heartfelt appearance on ITV's Tonight with Trevor McDonald was also screened last night,  says he was amazed at the public's support since his breakdown and now wanted to help fight the s

Bruno, who's heartfelt appearance on ITV's Tonight with Trevor McDonald was also screened on Monday night, says he was amazed at the public's support since his breakdown and now wanted to help fight the stigma surrounding mental illness



SEE ALSO
Boxing rallies round Bruno
23 Sep 03 |  Boxing
How Bruno's troubles began
23 Sep 03 |  Boxing
Bruno's career in pictures
22 Sep 03 |  Photo Galleries


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