English broadcast journalist known as a host of BBC performing arts programs. Her credits include The Late Show, A Stab in the Dark, and Edinburgh Nights.
She began her television career on Network 7, a youth music program that aired on Channel 4.
In 1997, she became a food critic for The Independent.
She was born and raised in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
She and radio and television writer Andrew Collins both participated in a radio music trivia program called All the Way from Memphis.