Fern Britton

Great Britton

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Profession
TV Presenter and Novelist
Age
55
Dance Partner
I’d quite like to dance with Len Goodman.
Fern Britton

She is one of the best loved faces on British TV and now Fern Britton turns her hand, or should that be feet, to the challenge of Strictly Come Dancing. Fern follows in the glittering footsteps of other TV presenters such as Chris Hollins and Matt Baker meaning she has some big shoes to fill. Though in all fairness, this isn’t Fern’s first encounter with the glitter ball, as she danced in the 2010 Christmas special of Strictly Come Dancing.

Fern became a household name presenting high-profile daytime shows such as Ready, Steady, Cook and This Morning which she hosted with John Leslie and Philip Schofield for ten years, before leaving the show in 2009. She has hosted the British Soap Awards on numerous occasions as well as hosting a series for BBC One called Fern Britton Meets... in which she interviewed high profile personalities about their religious beliefs.

On top of all of this TV work, Fern is also a novelist, having published her second novel Hidden Treasures in 2012.

With the support of her TV chef husband Phil Vickery and her four children, Fern is set to take to the dance floor and prove herself to be a truly great Britton.

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