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Sian Lloyd was a familiar face on BBC Wales Television for more than ten years, presenting Wales Today and the two hour drive-time radio news programme, Good Evening Wales on BBC Radio Wales.

Sian currently presents BBC Breakfast (BBC One) and is a correspondent for BBC network news based in London.

Sian is highly intelligent and was a lawyer in London and China before training as a journalist. Sian is known as a ‘style icon’.

Frances was born in Cardiff and attended University there. Her career in broadcasting started in radio - at 210FM in Reading and Severn Sound in Gloucester. She went from there to HTV West before going on to Meridian TV, ITN and Sky News. This lead to her working on Sky Sports and News 24 Sport. She has reported from a number of Six Nations OB's for BBC Network Sport and has also presented from the Commonwealth Games for BBC Wales.

Frances is a familiar and popular host to viewers and listeners throughout Wales and beyond. She's a much respected anchor of sports programming including 'Wales on Saturday', 'Sports Personality of the Year', 'International Snooker', 'Bowls' and 'Boxing' all for BBC television.

Broadcaster and Journalist Jamie Owen anchors the country's most watched TV News programme BBC Wales Today.  Jamie also has his own weekly live show on Sunday mornings on BBC Radio Wales

Jamie Owen began his broadcasting career on BBC Radio 4 where he read the news and the shipping forecast.

A popular after dinner speaker, Jamie is also in demand as a conference host and chairman.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete ever!

Born in Cardiff in 1969, Tanni was named Carys Davina. However, when her sister first saw her she called her "tiny" which stuck and became Tanni. Tanni was born with spina bifida but with the support of her parents she was always encouraged to be independent. Tanni attended her local primary school – at first using crutches and callipers and then a wheelchair. Tanni progressed to St. Cyres Comprehensive School and subsequently obtained an honours degree in Politics at Loughborough University.

'Having trained as a barrister, Justin Urquhart Stewart took up corporate finance, working in both Africa and Singapore. Justin then went into marketing with a focus on corporate cash management facilities. This led him to help found Broker Services in 1986, which went on to become Barclays Stockbrokers, where he was Marketing Director. In early 2001, Justin co-founded Seven Investment Management, an investment management business that innovated the UK investment market with the introduction of the first Sterling Investment Wrap Account which now manages and administers in excess of £1.6 billion on behalf of professional financial wealth managers and intermediaries.

Rory Cellan-Jones has been a reporter for the BBC for more than two decades, covering business and technology stories for much of that time.

Rory's on-screen career began as reporter for 'Wales Today' in Cardiff, from where he moved to London as a reporter on 'Breakfast Time'.  Rory quickly transferred to business coverage, working across the BBC's output from the 'Money Programme' to 'Newsnight', from the 'Today' programme to the 'Ten O Clock News'. The stories he has covered range from Black Wednesday and the Maxwell trial to the dot com bubble and the rise of Google.

  

Rory has hosted many 'high profile' events throughout the UK and is always extremely well received.  Rory is also much in demand as an after dinner speaker.

 

Vivacious television presenter, Claire Summers, is a familiar face on BBC Wales' flagship news programme, 'Wales Today' being the main sports presenter. Claire enjoys a much varied role on the programme from anchoring the main slot to doing a whole range of live broadcasts from out and about. Claire also presents 2W news and sport. With her easy going personality and highly tuned sense of humour, Claire is extremely popular with viewers and colleagues alike. Claire Summers is passionate about news, and enjoys the challenge of a hard story but, at the same time, has a lighter touch. Claire has anchored 'Wales Today' from the National Eisteddfod for several years. and also delighted viewers and visitors to the Royal Welsh Show. Claire had been asked to enter a Heifer in the main ring and, although she found it a bit of a challenge, she did turn up trumps.

Derek Brockway is Welsh born and bred and his interest in the weather began as a young boy growing up in Barry during the long, hot summer of 1976. When he left school Derek joined the Met Office, based mainly at Cardiff Weather Centre but with spells observing the weather at Cardiff Airport, Birmingham Airport and eight months in the Falkland Islands. Derek qualified as a forecaster in 1995 and was posted to Birmingham Weather Centre, broadcasting on several BBC Radio stations across the Midlands.

In December 1995 Derek moved to London and worked in the world of television preparing the ITV National Weather and Channel 4 weather. Derek has also broadcast on GMTV's 'The Sunday Programme'. Derek is the main weather presenter on BBC Wales television and radio.

Without a doubt one of the greatest athletes that Great Britain has ever produced, Colin Jackson called time on his outstanding athletics career in front of an adoring home crowd at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in 2003. After more than a decade spent at the very pinnacle of his sport, it was a fitting end to a glittering career.

110m hurdler Colin ranked in the world top 10 for 16 years, was World No.1 from 1992-1994 and, for the last 7 years of his career, was never out of the world's top 3 and since setting a European junior record of 13.44 in 1986, went on to set 7 European, 8 Commonwealth and 9 UK records at 110mh. Colin Jackson still holds the World Record over 60mh indoors (7.30, Sindelfingen 1994) and, has only recently been robbed of his 13years World Record over 110mh outdoors (12.91, World Title, Stuttgart 1993).

Wynne Evans (Mr Go Compare) is one of the UK's leading tenors, with worldwide fame.  Wynne has performed as a principal with all of the major opera houses and orchestras, including Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and English National Opera.  Wynne Evans was born in Carmarthen, South Wales and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the National Opera Studio, London.  Wynne is also a brilliant after-dinner speaker and puts so much into preparing for a speaking engagement that he cannot fail to please his audience.

Jason Mohammad is one of BBC Wales' most experienced and high profile news and sport presenters.

In late 2007, Jason Mohammad became the face of BBC Wales' new sport programme, Sport Wales.  Jason also presents live football and can regularly be seen hosting the major BBC Sport shows including Final Score, Match of the Day, Six Nations, World Championship Snooker and Autumn International Rugby.  Jason Mohammad is one of the most popular broadcasters and can also be heard on BBC Radio Wales hosting his own daily radio show.

Behnaz Akhgar has become household name since 2008 when she started presenting the weather for BBC Wales. Behnaz can been seen or heard daily talking about the ever changing weather we have here in Wales.

Behnaz Akhgar was born in Shiraz, Iran and has a good command of Farsi. Behnaz moved to Swansea when she was 10 years old and has lived in Wales ever since.  Behnaz went to University of Glamorgan where she gained a BA in communication studies. Behnaz completed her postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at Cardiff University.

Behnaz Akhgar initially joined the BBC in 2001 working behind the scenes in News and then went on to become a picture editor and a video journalist, where she produced various stories on Wales Today.  Now, of course, Behnaz is a much loved weather presenter on BBC Wales.

Sara Edwards is one of Wales' best known and much loved television presenters who was the main news anchor for BBC Wales television for many years.  Sara was born in Wales but grew up and was educated in London where she studied her BA Hons in Medieval and Modern History. Sara Edwards commenced her broadcasting career with Capital Radio in London where she co-wrote a drama documentary series on the history of London. The success of this led to County Sound in Guildford, where she presented a late night music show five nights a week. The offer of her own show followed with lots of music, chat and live phone-ins. Sara also produced and presented a 'Down Your Way' type programme which was a huge hit with the listeners of Surrey and Hampshire and the 'Sara Show' ended up being extended to three hours by the independent radio authority ILR.

Born and bred in Gowerton, Swansea, Lowri Morgan graduated in Music - specialising in voice. She is an accomplished soloist as well as being a trained violinist and pianist. During her youth, she was a member of the National Youth Choir as well as the National Youth Orchestra and travelled with the county orchestra as their soloist singing Welsh folk songs throughout America.

Broadcaster and former schoolteacher Phil Steele is one of Wales' most popular after dinner speakers. His strong sporting background as a former top class welsh rugby player with Newport RFC in the 1980's together with his role as a mirthful radio presenter and sports commentator for BBC Wales radio and television have enabled him to develop a wide variety of material.

 

Rebecca John is a popular and experienced reporter and presenter on the television news programme, BBC Wales Today.  Rebecca has a passion for languages and studied French and German at Cambridge University. She has also learnt Welsh and has appeared on the S4C programme, Welsh in a Week. Rebecca's love of language and attention to detail have earned her the title of Wales Today's unofficial 'grammar tsar'.

 

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Carolyn Hitt combines wit, warmth and a way with words. Carolyn has written and presented television and radio series on the arts, popular culture, consumer issues, history and sport for Radio 4, BBC Radio Wales and ITV Wales. Carolyn's broadcasting projects have ranged from Family Detectives, the popular ITV family history series to Gareth@60, a BBC documentary on rugby legend Gareth Edwards. She is also in demand as a media pundit on a wide variety of subjects, from current affairs to literature and as a producer has worked with some of Wales's most well-known personalities.

Multi-talented Mike Doyle excels at everything he does. His television performances always command top viewing figures and he is one of Wales' favourite radio presenters.

Mike is a West End singer and award winning comic who leaves his audiences spellbound after his many appearances all over the world. He rarely leaves the stage without a standing ovation. Mike won the 'Stage Comedy Newcomer of the Year' at the British Comedy Awards in 1990 and he has been thrilling audiences worldwide with his brilliant performances ever since.

Sarah Dickins is one of the most established and experienced Presenters in Wales. For twenty years she has worked for the BBC presenting live network programmes on BBC 1 and 2 as well as a wide range of television and radio programmes for BBC Wales. She was the first Industrial Correspondent on British tv. She produces a variety of documentaries for her own independent production company. Sarah started out in journalism at Gwent Broadcasting just as the 1984 Miners Strike began. She was the radio stations sole reporter on the year long strike. She gained a huge amount of experience and won the trust of all sides of the dispute, leading politicians and communities. That trust then enabled her to break a host of exclusive stories across the UK.  She is co-owner of an organic sheep farm which supplies top restaurants all over the UK.

Andrew Price is a renowned Survival Expert.  Andrew's interest in all things outdoors started at the tender age of five, when his grandfather showed him how to collect periwinkles and mussels from the rock pools close to Mumbles. Andrew's father used to take him fishing off the Gower Coast for mackerel and sea bass from an ancient and slightly leaky Canvas and Wood Kayak. Those early experiences sowed the seed of Andrew's enthusiasm for wilderness living skills and outdoor pursuits.  Andrew Price runs his own successful Bushcraft company and presents an on-line series called A-Z of Bushcraft.  Andrew has a large number of television and radio appearances to his credit – the latest being ITVs Coast and Country but also ‘Time Team’ and BBC’s Four Seasons where Andrew forages for food and demonstrates living off the land.

Stunning television presenter Mai Davies has had an impressive career in television to-date. She was, for several years, the reader of the daily Sky Television news. Mai has also presented many other television programmes, including the weekly chat show/discussion programme 'On the Edge' featuring high profile celebrities and prominent figures; 'Wales This Week', the award winning weekly investigative current affairs programme; 'First Past The Post', a 'Pop Idol' type competition to find an 'alternative politician'; 'Sharp End Debates' studio debates during Assembly and General Elections as 'Question Time'; 'Sharp End', an issue based political discussion programme and 'Wales Decides', live Assembly Election results.

Dr Paul Thomas is one of those rare speakers and academics who are placed not only at the cutting edge knowledge and company development but has spent many years managing companies in both private and public services. Dr Paul Thomas has also spent many months/years overseas consulting in India, China, Malaysia, Pakistan and parts of Europe, gaining significant experience in development and implementation of leadership within varying cultural environments.  Paul did several series with BBC Wales radio and television as ‘the Business Doctor’.

 

Mark Llewelyn Evans is a world renowned baritone. Whatever your occasion, Mark is perfect with his witty opera tales and insightful anecdotes of what really happens backstage! An evening with Mark will take you on an emotional journey, making you laugh, cry and leaving you breathless with his heartfelt renditions of traditional classics like Myfanwy & Some Enchanted Evening.

 

Sean Fletcher is a sport presenter on Sky television.  Sean's story is one of seizing opportunities, from when he got his initial break on BBC Wales, to doing the 10 O'Clock News alongside Moira Stewart at short notice because the regular sport presenter was suddenly taken ill.

Roy Noble OBE is a former Head Teacher. His move to broadcasting was gradual and part-time at first but Roy is now one of the best loved and most listened to broadcasters in Wales. His unique brand of humour, easy-going personality and power of verbal communication has made his daily BBC Radio Wales programme one of the most popular in Wales for which he received a Sony Award in 1999. Roy has also had a highly successful career in television - Network BBC and S4C - working both in the medium of Welsh and English. He has been presenter on a diet series with Barbara Dickson and a three times a week magazine programme. A most entertaining speaker who injects clever, subtle humour into his presentation

Ruth Madoc is best known for her wonderful portrayal of Gladys Pugh in the classic comedy series 'Hi-De-Hi!' for which received a BAFTA nomination.

A graduate of the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she has covered every aspect of the theatrical and entertainment industry, making her one of the country's most sought after leading ladies.

Ashleigh Crowter is a sports reporter and presenter for BBC ‘Wales Today’, Wales’ flagship television news programme.  Ashleigh is an accomplished broadcaster and witty speaker and an ideal host for conferences and events.

Ashleigh’s working brief is to cover the best stories in Welsh sport – from Grand Slam champions to grassroots heroes. Over the last 13 years, Ashleigh has been close to the biggest sporting events in Wales and overseas.


Ashleigh was on the finishing line at the Great Wall of China when Nicole Cooke set Welsh athletes on the way to a record-breaking medal haul at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Ashleigh's also reported from the historic Cardiff Ashes test, two Six Nations Grand Slams and also covered the nine year build-up to the 2010 Ryder Cup.

Chris Corcoran is a highly popular stand-up comic, writer and BBC radio and television presenter.  Chris' most recent television series for BBC is 'Wales and the Other Five Nations' where he takes a fun look at the Six Nations it's characters and greatest moments. Chris interviewed Martin Johnson; puts Eddie Butler on the spot; asks Iuean Evans about his mud-moustache; mows the lawn of the Millennium Stadium and, finally, has the excuse to dress up as a valley girl - although, in truth, he didn't need much persuading.

Jonathan HIll has been the main news anchor for ITV Wales for more than a decade and is a very familiar face for Welsh viewers. With over fifteen years of broadcasting experience he is a highly accomplished live performer both in the studio and on location.

Jonathan is also an award winning journalist and in 2001 he was named Welsh Journalist of the Year for his work with the flagship news programme 'Wales Tonight' and the current affairs series 'Wales This Week'.



Television presenter, Iolo Williams, grew up in in Llanwddyn near Lake Vyrnwy. At the beginning of 1985, Iolo got a job with the RSPB and spent the next 14 years working for the organisation. During this time, he became a regular on the media - on TV, radio and in newspapers - making a name for himself as a leading expert on Welsh birdlife.

His big TV break came in 1997 when BBC Wales approached him to work on a new series called 'Visions of Snowdonia' which followed the lives of six people living and working on the slopes of the country's highest mountain. He was offered a second series - this time, Iolo was 'Birdman' and it's a name that has stuck.

Nicola Beckford is a familiar face to Breakfast TV viewers in the West Country, having presented the news on BBC One for Points West.

A versatile BBC presenter and journalist, Nicola has a warm and confident style with many years experience in broadcasting.

Barbara Wilding started her career in the police force as a constable. Barbara served as an operational detective and on a specialist units in New Scotland Yard.  Barbara rose through the ranks to Assistant Chief Constable in Kent and Chief Constable of South Wales Police.  The police force was an extremely male dominated profession at this time and Barbara is a true inspiration.  Barbara Wilding has also been appointed Lord Lieutenant.

Iwan Thomas MBE is without a doubt, one of the greatest athletes that Britain has produced.  Born on 5th January 1974; His initial athletics breakthrough came at the "World Junior Championships" in 1992, as part of the British 4x400m relay team, in which they won 5th place. In 1993, Iwan attended West London Institute of Higher Education, studying Sports Science and Geography. Working extremely hard, Iwan managed to juggle his studies and training which paid off, in 1994 took part in the "Commonwealth Games" 400 metres, setting a Welsh Record where he reached the semi-finals, representing Wales.

Matthew covers all angles of health in the West. From research helping to save lives, to the politics affecting the cleanliness of your GP surgery, plus the delay you face getting an appointment. He started with the BBC at Radio Norfolk in 1988.

His career took him via Radio Leicester to Slough, where he set up a district office for Radio Berkshire.

He was broadcast journalist for two years at BBC Spotlight in Plymouth and in 1995, became the Health Correspondent for the West of England.

Phil Bennett: Llanelli RFC. Wales. British Lions & Barbarians

When asked to describe Phil Bennett, one rugby author wrote: "There is a word in Spanish which is used when other superlatives are deemed inadequate - 'Duendne'. It has no equivalent in English or Welsh but it accurately describes that doyen of Welsh Rugby, Phil BennettPhil was a rugby player whose talents defy definition; a mercurial mix of the impressive, the unexpected and dare I say, the superhuman!"

Popular television presenter, Alex Lovell, is the daily evening news anchor for BBC Points West. In addition to reading the news, Alex’s role includes interviewing guests and broadcasting live from a wide range of major events - from an Education special to Children In Need.

Alex Lovell also presents ‘Front of House’ a weekly round of up arts and entertainment, interviewing stars of stage and screen. Until very recently, Alex presented Five's exciting daily live quiz show, ‘Brainteaser’, which was on air for five years.

Fiona Lamdin is a familiar face on BBC Points West but other than television she is also a well known voice of radio.

Fiona had an unusual start in journalism. She was in Ecuador working for a radio station and, thanks to a huge tropical storm, ended up interviewing the former US President Jimmy Carter in her pyjamas! Since then things have been slightly more straightforward.

BBC Television presenter Amanda Parr loves to be out and about.  You may catch her fronting Points West news or presenting a series on natural history, literature or archaeology, all of which she has a passion for.

Amanda has always loved teasing out a good story; that's what set her on her path to news.  Amanda Parr started making tea in a local radio newsroom, sneaking the chance to write bits of copy for bulletins.  Bitten by the bug, she went on to London to study for a post-grad in Broadcast Journalism.

Kevin Green is one of the most sought after speakers – not only in Wales but throughout the world. A former dairy farmer turned property mogul and trainer, Kevin was on Channel 4's Secret Millionaires. He is Wales' most successful residential landlord. When you meet him and hear his fascinating story, not only will you be bowled over by his knowledge and enthusiasm for life and the property industry but you will find his 'rags to riches' story rather larger than life. Kevin, a property guru, social entrepreneur and trainer is the proud owner of 267 properties throughout Wales, worth in excess of £29 million.

Oxford Law graduate Felicity Evans is a journalist and broadcaster with nearly twenty years’ experience. With regular shows on TV and Radio Felicity Evans also has extensive experience of hosting cultural, business and political events for a wide variety of organisations.

Caroline Aston is a fascinating speaker who is a firm favourite on cruises on the up-market Cunard line.

If things historical have always given you a headache, Caroline is the huyman equivalent of an aspirin! Laugh, smile, ponder and weep at the antics of our aristocratic ancestors as Caroline lifts the silken skirts of history to reveal the back-stockinged ankles underneath.

David Garmston has more than 20 years’ live television experience and is a highly acclaimed journalist and broadcaster.

David trained on newspapers and worked in radio before moving into television. David anchors ‘Points West’ a major regional nightly news programme and is one of the best known television faces in the west country, where he is based.

David Garmston has special expertise in chairing question and answer sessions and has also hosted Question Time style programmes with large studio audiences. Outside the broadcasting field, he has presided at conferences on health, transport and local government and shown himself to be a popular MC at awards ceremonies.

Born in Swansea, Roby Brydon can frequently bee seen on our screens as Uncle Bryn in the hugely popular comedy Gavin & Stacey. Originally a Radio Wales DJ, he first captured viewers' imagination as Keith, the eternally optimistic chauffeur with his bittersweet, painfully comic tales in Marion and Geoff.

 

This led to The Keith Barret Show, in which the host cheerfully delved into and often ripped apart his guests' relationships. Since then he has starred in the sitcom SuperNova, played Roman Devere in Little Britain and fronted the panel show parody Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive.

Rob Brydon has many other credits to his name including I'm Alan Partridge, Black Books, and Cruise of the Gods, and the feature films 24 Hour Party People and Tristram Shandy: a Cock and Bull Story (which indirectly lead to his cult BBC2 hit with Steve Coogan, The Trip). He also pops up regularly on Have I Got News For You, Just A Minute and QI.

Bob Constantine is known to viewers as one of Bristol’s ITV West most popular presenters over the last twenty years.

Bob was born in Yorkshire and was educated at the Leys School in Cambridge and attained a BA Joins Hons from Bristol University.  Bob Constantine joined the Jersey Evening Post as a trainee reporter, from where he later attained his NCTJ certificate.

 

Lord Dafydd Wigley is a fluent English and Welsh speaker.  With a wide and extremely impressive career, since he graduated from Manchester University Dafydd Wigley is a commanding and extremely interesting speaker on a wide range of subjects.

Amongst his many accolades Dafydd Wigley was appointed MP for Caernarfon, serving for over twenty-five years.  Dafydd has also had six books published which include several autobiographies.

David is a vastly experienced and award winning BBC Sports presenter and reporter. He is a well-known member of the presentation team which has helped make Points West one of the most watched news programmes in the country.

 

He is also an accomplished film maker. He can shoot and edit his own material as well as being an experienced producer and multi-camera director.

First representing Wales at the age of 13 David Roberts CBE is the greatest male Paralympian the UK has ever produced. David was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age eleven and was encouraged to participate in swimming activities as a form of physical therapy.  He currently holds a joint record for the most Paralympic titles ever won by a British athlete.

Already a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), Dave was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.

"Max Boyce is the personification of Wales and what it means to be Welsh. His passion-fuelled lyrics, as relevant as they are witty, are the anthem of our nation."  Gareth Evans, Columnist, Western Mail

Having celebrated his landmark 70th birthday Max Boyce, the man from Glynneath, is as popular as ever, selling out at recent tours. Max's humour and music have both diversity and breadth and his popularity extends far and wide. Max Boyce filled the Sydney Opera House in 2003.

Robert Winston, Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London, runs a research programme in the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, on improvements in transgenic technology in animal models, with a long-term aim of improving human transplantation. Professor Lord Winston has around 300 scientific publications in peer-review journals on reproduction and embryology. Robert Winston is also Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, Chairman of the Royal College of Music and was voted “Peer of the Year” by his fellow Parliamentarians in June 2008.  He is a member of the Council of the University of Surrey.

Jasper Blakeley is a brilliantly funny, multi-talented effervescent performer. Whether he is acting as a host/speaker/magician or escape artist, Jasper has the audience in the palm of his hands.

A member of The Magic Circle, Jasper is the only person in the world licensed to perform real live Russiona Roulette using four revolvers.

Jenny Eclair has become synonymous with Grumpy Old Women Live, having co-written the show and starred in every performance to date.  Following much critical acclaim this theatre phenomenon has, over the course of two sell-out UK tours, a hugely successful West End residency and tour of Australia, sold in excess of 150,000 tickets.  Last autumn Jenny toured with the ‘Because I Forgot To Get A Pension’ show, which saw her return to her stand-up roots.

With a vast range of presenting credits to his name Dr Rhys Jones is best known for his hit BBC Television series 'Rhys to the Rescue' and 'Rhys Jones's Wildlife Patrol' for which Rhys achieved a BAFTA nomination.

Rhys holds a BSc in Zoology and Genetics, an MPhil in Medical Molecular Entomology and a PhD in Genetics, Phylogeography, Parasitology and Herpetology.  Rhys holds the position of lecturer at Cardiff University where he lectures in various topics including Wolf Ecology, Reptile Mitigation and Cardiff's flagship Animal Diversity module. 

Described by The Times as both “the world’s most enthusiastic man” and “an expert on everything from pop music to astrophysics”, by the Daily Mail as someone whose “wit and enthusiasm can enliven the dullest of topics”, and by the Daily Telegraph as “dauntless”, Quentin Cooper hosts a diverse range of events in Britain and beyond as well as appearing regularly on radio, TV and in print. Quentin's probably best known for presenting the UK's most listened to science programme, The Material World on BBC Radio 4’s - “the most accessible, funny and conversational science programme on radio” according to The Radio Times, “excellent...a splendid listen” according to Nature.

Sue Perkins began her career as one quarter of double act ‘Mel and Sue’. They first found fame on Channel Four’s daytime show, ‘Light Lunch’, which ran for five series before transferring to an evening slot with the imaginatively titled, ‘Late Lunch’. Together they jumped and shouted  through countless hours of television, marking the start of a double act that has lasted for seventeen years. Mel and Sue have appeared in five national tours and six Edinburgh festivals, played netball on Room 101, dressed up as Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson for Celebrity Stars in their Eyes and been propositioned, twice, by Michael Bolton.

Sandi had six years schooling at Mamoroneck High School, New York and later attained a First Class honours degree in Archaeology and Anthropology at Girton College, Cambridge. At Cambridge she was awarded the Theresa Montefiore Memorial Award for outstanding academic achievement.   She appeared in a variety of Footlights shows and was the director, writer and performer of the first all female Cambridge Revue.

Hugely popular and high profile in Wales, Sarra Elgan is one of the most talented, professional and attractive presenters around.

Sarra is currently the pitch-side reporter for Clwb Rygbi on S4C. She is also the presenter for Speedway on Sky Sports, Rugby World Cup and Celtic League Rugby for S4C/BBC. A lover of all sport and music, she was the presenter for Wakestock 2008 shown on both S4C and Channel 4. Most recently Sarra could be seen presenting 100% Rugby, 100% Fitness, Paparazzi and Bandit, a prime-time weekly youth music show plus Ceri Greu which is a children's art programme all for S4C.

Born and raised in Bangor, BBC Wales news presenter Jennifer Jones was educated through the medium of Welsh.  Jennifer worked for BBC Radio Cymru for two years, writing and reading news bulletins.  She then moved to S4C presenting the nightly evening news. before moving to BBC Wales Today. Since this time Jennifer has reported and produced lunchtime and weekend bulletins. For the past 12 months Jennifer has presented the main 1830 BBC Wales Today news programme on a regular basis.

Lucy Owen is one of the most famililar faces on Welsh television with more than 20 years broadcasting experience. She presents BBC Wales’ flagship news programme ‘Wales Today’ and he popular consumer programme ‘X-Ray’. She also presents on BBC Radio Wales.

Lucy has devised and presented a number of documentaries in recent years – ‘Working Mum’ ‘My Big School Dilemma’ and ‘Middle Aged Me’.

Lucy has written an engaging children’s picture book ‘Boo-a-bog in the Park’ and, as an ambassador for the Noah’s Ark Charity, she is donating profits to help raise money for The Children’s Hospital for Wales. Her next book for children ‘The Sea House’ will be published next year.