Angela Scanlon is an Irish television presenter and broadcaster for RTE and BBC’s The One Show. Renowned for her in depth TV and radio interviews, she is also a first-class event host and conference facilitator. She brings a genuine interest and warmth to everything that she does.
About Angela Scanlon
Angela Scanlon’s intelligence, humour, quick-thinking and journalistic background means she quickly disarms interviewees allowing her to get the best out of the subject. Thus making her a great choice for chairing panels and debates too.
Angela Scanlon’s first major documentary, ‘OI GINGER’, aired in 2014 on RTE to critical acclaim. The show trended worldwide on Twitter and showed off Angela’s playful presenting style and her ability to dig deep into a subject matter. The success of the show led to a follow-up series, ‘Angela Scanlon: Full Frontal’ in 2015, where she tackled taboo subjects such as extreme makeovers, fitness and Tinder.
A further series followed, ‘Angela Scanlon’s Close Encounters’, which saw her dive into the world of WWE with world champion Sheamus, head to NYC to chat books and babies with Dawn O’Porter and take on Katie Hopkins in a very honest and candid interview.
Shortly after, she co-hosted the BBC’s live coverage of ‘T in the Park’ and, most recently, BBC Three’s Red Carpet BAFTA Show where she interviewed nominees including Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, Cate Blanchett and Idris Elba.
Previously she co hosted two series of Getaways (RTE / BBC NI), the second attracting record ratings. Angela was digital host of The Voice UK in 2016.
Following this, she was announced as co-host of the hotly anticipated legendary BBC2 show Robot Wars, which she presented alongside Dara Ó Briain.
Angela is a regular presenter on BBC One’s The One Show. This has seen her tackling all sorts of subjects, from autism to art. She also has a returning strand on the show ‘15 Minutes of Fame’.
You can listen to Angela on her regular Virgin Radio show, which she co-hosts with Russell Kane, on Saturday mornings.
Angela presented the first ever virtual reality property show for BBC2, Your Home Made Perfect, in 2019. Herr latest renovation show is called Your Garden Made Perfect, sees Angela putting her green fingers to the test.