Anthea Turner Biography
Anthea Turner gained popularity especially among kids when she presented the childrens TV program Blue Peter. She also took part in endorsing The Y Plan, an exercise system formulated by the London YMCA. Afterwards, Anthea Turner became involved in presenting Totally Live, another music show this time, on the pan-European channel Music Box. Along with Totally Live, she was as well seen on ITVs morning station GMTV, the first National Lottery draw in 1994 in BBC1, and the travel show Wish You Were Here ?, also on ITV. During her stay at ITV, Anthea Turner had a number of disputes with co-host Eamonn Holmes, which led to a point where Holmes gave the network and ultimatum that either the management fired Anthea, or he would resign. As a result, Anthea Turner was fired from the network.
Her career went to a decline after she and her present husband Grant Bovey became involved in the Flakegate scandal, wherein the couple presumably used their wedding in order to endorse Cadburys new chocolate bar, Snowflake. Before Bovey, Anthea Turner had a long time relationship with former co-worker Bruno Brookes, as well as a short-lived marriage with her manager, Peter Powell. She is currently stepmother to Grant Boveys three daughters from his previous marriage.
Anthea Turner tried to revive her career in 2001, as she joined the Celebrity Big Brother, and she became the third participant to leave the house. Two years later, in 2003, she was ranked no. 15 in Channel 4s poll of 100 Worst Britons.
In February 2006, Anthea Turner was once again active on television when she hosted her own show on BBC3, Anthea Turner: Perfect Housewife. On the show she taught housewives how to properly fold towels, prepare canapés, and other household work. She also made a guest appearance on BBC Twos panel show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Anthea Turner is presently the host of the show Help Me Anthea,-Im infested on BBC Three.