About Lynn Parsons

Lynn Parsons

Lynn Parsons has an OND in Electronic Principles and started her career working in the television industry as a sound engineer and then a vision mixer.  Since then she has presented many shows on radio and TV, and now she is writing a novel and a sitcom!

In 1987 Lynn joined Capital FM in London, presenting and producing a three hour show, five nights a week, before moving to BBC Radio 1. 

Lynn describes her four years at Radio 1 as 'dying and going to heaven'.  While presenting the overnight, early morning and lunchtime shows she travelled around the world with bands, was given the opportunity to interview amazing people (she was the last person to interview Peter Cook in December 1994), and she travelled the length and breadth of the UK with the legendary Radio 1 Roadshows.  Lynn also looped the loop in a tiger moth, collected for Children in Need in a Sea King helicopter, and looked for submarines in an RAF Nimrod.

During this time Lynn also presented a series of shows for BBC World Service and presented and sang in the children's series 'Something to Think About' for BBC Radio 3.

In August 1996 she joined Virgin Radio, presenting the mid evening show at the weekend and eventually Friday, Saturday and Sunday breakfast shows. Two years later, Lynn found herself at BBC Radio 2, presenting two late night shows, featuring celebrity revelations on 20th Century Moments and Hollywood gossip live from LA. She went on to presenting the late show for a year, interviewing politicians, writers, musicians and comedians. 

In March 2007 Lynn joined Smooth Radio in London, and now she is back at Radio 2, presenting the Sunday early morning breakfast show.

On television, Lynn has presented shows including BBC One's Heart and Soul and ITV's The Album Show, plus she has made guest appearances on Saturday morning television and Sky News.

Away from her day job, Lynn swims like a fish and has completed the 26 mile moonlight walkathon for several years in a row.  Her interests include Feng Shui, science, the paranormal, English literature, antiques and all water sports.

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