Fern Britton

Presenter, TV Personality

1957 –

79

Who is Fern Britton?

Fern Britton is a British television presenter, best known for her television work with Phillip Schofield on ITV.

Fern rose to national fame when she presented Ready Steady Cook between 1994 and 2000 on BBC One. She was replaced by Ainsley Harriott who presented the show for ten years, between 2000 and 2010.

Britton was a co-presenter on the ITV magazine programme This Morning, a show which she joined in 1999. When she first joined the show she was paired with John Leslie. Then in 2002, Fern was joined by Phillip Schofield who presented the show with Britton until her departure in 2009. Fern spent ten years on This Morning. She was replaced by Holly Willoughby, who currently hosts the show with Phillip Schofield.

In 2008, ITV revived the classic game show Mr. & Mrs., starring celebrities and their partners. The show as renamed All Star Mr & Mrs. Fern co-hosted the show with Phillip Schofield for three series until the show took a break from broadcasting in 2010. ITV then brought the show back in 2012, however Schofield hosted this alone after Britton had moved to the BBC.

Since 2009, Fern has presented the daytime chat show series Fern Britton Meets... on BBC One, which has seen her interview people such as Tony Blair, Dolly Parton and Susan Boyle.

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Born
Jul 17, 1957
Ealing
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Dr Challoner's High School
Employment
  • ITV
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • ITV plc
Lived in
  • Bristol

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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