Gloria HUNNIFORD

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Gender Female
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Birthdate 1940-04-10
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Career TV and radio personality; started singing at age of 9 in NI (appearing on all 3 TV networks and releasing 4 records), own weekly TV and radio music request show Ontario Canada 1969, worked on own 2 1/2 hour daily radio programme and weekly World Serv programme on Irish music for BBC NI, appeared on TV programmes such as Songs of Praise, Big Band specials and Queen's Jubilee Celebrations culminating in own daily one hour TV programme for Ulster TV, weekly broadcast for Br Forces Broadcasting to Germany 1969-81; host own daily radio show for BBC Radio 2 (first woman to do so) 1982-95, host chat show Sunday Sunday (LWT) 1982-91, host Gloria Live (Monday to Friday, BBC) 1990-93, stand in for Terry Wogan 1991, co-hosted (with Kenny Everett) That's Showbusiness (BBC), family affairs prog (with da Caron Keating, BBC) 1992-, reports for Holiday (BBC) 1993; other TV shows hosted: We Love TV (LWT), The Newly Wed Game (LWT), Gloria Plus (Saturday night chat show, UTV), Saturday Night Live (BBC), 6 O'Clock Show (LWT), BBC Pebble Mill Lunchtime Show, Good Fortune (BBC 1) 1994, Sunday Live (YTV) 1995-97, Sunday (LWT) 1995-, `Time Off' With.... 1997- (BBC), Open House with Gloria Hunniford 1998-2002 (Open House Specials (Five) 2003), Heaven and Earth (BBC) 1998-2007, Rip Off Britain (BBC 1) 2009-11, Angels (Sky Real Lives) 2009-10 (2 series), Glorious Grandparenting 2010, This Morning (ITV) 2011 (co-presenter), The Travelling Picture Show 2012-13, Rip Off Britain - Food (BBC) 2013-14, Rip Off Britain - Holidays (BBC) 2013-14, Rip Off Britain - Consumer (BBC) 2013-14; appeared in Strictly Come Dancing 2005, Cash in the Attic (BBC) 2008, 2009 and 2010, Castle in the Country (BBC) 2008, Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV) 2008 and 2010, Celebrity Cash in the Attic 2009 and 2010, Angels (Sky Real Lives) 2009; guest appearances: Loose Women (ITV), Paul O'Grady Show (Channel 4), Countdown (Channel 4), One Show (BBC 1, also co-presenter); guest presenter This Morning (ITV) 2004, presenter and prodr Biography Channel (series of profiles) 2004-05; other TV credits (as singer): ten Royal Variety Performances, Val Doonican Show, Les Dawson Show, Children in Need Appeal, Paul Daniels Magic Show, Paul McKenna Show, Des O'Connor Show, Cannon & Ball Show, Bruce Forsyth's Show, Noel Edmonds' Saturday Night Live Show, Noel's House Party and Xmas Presents, Freddie Starr Show; pres TRIC 1999-2000 (first woman pres), runs family fndn in memory of da Caron Keating; >ir< incl: Variety Club Radio Personality of the Year 1982 and 1992, TRIC Radio Personality of the Year 1983 and 1992, Panavista Britain's Best Dressed Woman 1985, TV Times TV Personality of the Year 1987, Spectacle Wearer of the Year 1991, Top Radio Personality (voted by readers of Chat magazine) 1991, Neighbour of the Year 1993, Comic Heritage Radio Personality 1997, Lifetime Achievement Award TRIC 2002, Irish World awards 2002, Variety Club Pride of Eirean Award 2008, Lifetime Inspirational Woman Award 2012
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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