Speaker / Host
Anna Richardson started her TV life in the heyday of the Big Breakfast – Channel 4’s most successful breakfast show. Now an experienced presenter and broadcaster and writer, Anna has presented various television shows for Channel 4.
About Anna Richardson
Anna Richardson has written and produced television programmes including ‘No Waste Like Home’, ‘Turn Back Your Body Clock’ and Channel 4 series ‘You Are What You Eat’. Recently Anna presented Channel 4’s ‘How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours’. And in May 2021, Channel 4 confirmed Richardson will be the host of the reboot of ‘Changing Rooms’. Anna’s wit and down to earth style make her a great host and a outstanding speaker.
Anna has worked in Broadcasting for more than 20 years, starting her TV career in the heyday of the anarchic Big Breakfast on Channel 4 – Britain’s biggest breakfast show. She was soon spotted for her wit and frank down-to-earth style, and beat some of the best-known names in television to present the cult series Love Bites for ITV, an up front Saturday morning sex and relationships show for teens. The series was so successful it won awards in the UK and America, and Anna herself was nominated for an RTS award for best Presenter.
Not content with just appearing in front of camera, she soon turned her attention to TV production – developing, writing and producing successful prime time television formats for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five, including No Waste Like Home; Turn Back Your Body Clock; Sally Morgan Star Psychic and Channel 4’s hit series You Are What You Eat with Dr.Gillian McKeith, which was subsequently sold to over 40 countries.
Now a firm favourite on British television, she regularly fronts prime time factual and entertainment shows including Channel 4’s award-winning series The Sex Education Show; food and lifestyle series My Big Fat Diet Show; undercover hit surveillance series Secret Eaters; the undercover documentary expose Revenge Porn; RTS award-winning comedy consumer series Supershoppers; plus Channel 4’s high profile dating series Naked Attraction.
She is the author of two best-selling diet books: Anna Richardson’s Body Blitz and Mind Over Fatter. A passionate advocate of better mental health for all, Anna is also a qualified Cognitive Hypnotherapist having achieved her HPD in 2016.