19 Facts About Anthea Turner


Anthea Turner was a host of Blue Peter from 1992 until 1994, and of GMTV from 1994 until 1996 Anthea Turner dead now.


Anthea Turner was one of three daughters born to her parents Brian and Jean Turner.


Anthea Turner joined BBC Radio Stoke as a runner, eventually joining breakfast show presenter Bruno Brookes as part of his rap crew.


Anthea Turner moved into television through Sky Channel and Music Box presenting live music programmes from July 1986 to 1989.


Anthea Turner presented Top of the Pops from October 1988 to May 1991, and, for the final 18 months of this period, was the only non-Radio 1 DJ to do so regularly.


Anthea Turner presented the children's television show Blue Peter from 27 June 1992 to 29 June 1994, and around this time was associated with publicising The Y Plan, a system of exercise developed by the London YMCA.


Anthea Turner moved on to presenting on Totally Live on pan-European music channel Music Box, followed by GMTV, which she presented from July 1994 to 24 December 1996.


Anthea Turner was a host on the first National Lottery draw on BBC One on 19 November 1994 with Noel Edmonds and Gordon Kennedy.


Anthea Turner remained as sole host of the National Lottery Live until 20 April 1996, when she joined ITV and the travel show Wish You Were Here.


Anthea Turner was replaced on The National Lottery Live by Bob Monkhouse.


Anthea Turner took part in the first series of the Channel 4 game show The Jump in 2013.


Anthea Turner took part in a special celebrity edition of Channel 4's First Dates on 12 October 2015, in aid of Stand Up to Cancer.


On 20 November 2017, Anthea Turner appeared on the BBC show Celebrity Antiques Road Trip in an episode set in Staffordshire and Cheshire.


In 2013, Anthea Turner appeared as a contestant in the eighth series of Dancing on Ice, where she finished in ninth place out of twelve celebrity skaters.


Anthea Turner participated in the show with her professional skating partner Andrew Buchanan.


The year of her divorce from Powell, Anthea Turner moved in with the CEO of Imagine Homes, Grant Bovey.


Anthea Turner was later reconciled with Della, before leaving her again to return to Turner.


Anthea Turner was keen to start her own family with Bovey, who has three daughters from his previous marriage.


The only photograph released to the media was of Bovey and Anthea Turner biting into a Cadbury Snowflake chocolate bar, which had been provided by the magazine.