Anne Robinson is an established television presenter and journalist, known for her assertive views and acerbic style of presenting.
Anne’s early career was as a newspaper journalist & editor for many of the country’s leading tabloids including The Daily Telegraph, The Express and The Times. Anne began appearing on BBC television in 1982, initially as an occasional panellist on Question Time. From 1986, she began sitting in for regular presenter Barry Took on television viewers show Points of View, taking over permanently in 1988 for 11 years. In 1993, she took over the presentation and writing of consumer affairs television programme Watchdog and also presented a weekly show on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday mornings.
Anne is best known in the UK for hosting the British version of The Weakest Link. She became infamous for her use of insults and caustic remarks as well as personal questions delivered to contestants in both the UK and US where she was best known for hosting the NBC primetime version of Weakest Link.
In addition to The Weakest Link, Anne has presented a number of additional television programmes including Outtake TV and What’s the Problem? With Anne Robinson, as well as the BBC’s interactive quiz, Test the Nation.