Fern is a presenter and writer, probably best known for her years co-presenting ITV's flagship daytime show THIS MORNING with Philip Schofield. She started in current affairs and news as a reporter and presenter, covering the Queen's 80th birthday celebrations and reporting from Basra during the Iraq war. She later successfully switched to light entertainment, with iconic shows like READY STEADY COOK, ALL STAR MR AND MRS and took part in STRICTLY COME DANCING. Fern recently also presented the 7th series of her Sunday morning BBC show FERN BRITTON MEETS where past guests have included Tony Blair, Desmond Tutu and Dolly Parton. Recent shows have included 2 series of THE BIG ALLOTMENT CHALLENGE for BBC2, FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH, an antiques-based quiz show on BBC1 and CULINARY GENIUS for ITV. Fern also just rounded off a nationwide tour, starring in CALENDAR GIRLS: THE MUSICAL.
Her autobiography FERN: MY STORY went to number four in the Sunday Times best seller list and her eight novels have had similar success, selling over a million copies. Fern is a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping Magazine and cycles hundreds of miles a year raising money for charity.