Longtime host of the BBC's Going Live! morning show and other live TV programs such as the children's series Blue Peter.
After graduating from the University of Hull, she became the youngest host of the show Blue Peter at age twenty-two.
She has presented programs covering weddings, ice skating competitions, and lots of segments for The Food Network.
Her husband, Mike Smith, also worked as a TV presenter.
She was in the 1987 film The Man Who Knew Too Little, starring Bill Murray.