Lliana Bird

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Lliana Bird
Born (1981-08-17) 17 August 1981 (age 33)
London,
England
Nationality British

Lliana Bird or "Birdy" is a British radio presenter, writer and actress who can currently be heard presenting on Xfm.

Career[edit]

Radio[edit]

Bird currently presents the weekend afternoon shows on Xfm across Xfm London, Xfm Manchester and Xfm Scotland. She has also previously contributed to Capital Radio, Virgin Radio and BBC 3Counties. In 2010 she presented a series of radio documentaries about independent record labels entitled "Independence Day".

Bird presents a weekly podcast entitled Geek Chic's Weird Science which was selected as iTunes Best of 2014.

Television[edit]

Bird can regularly be seen on Sky News as a music expert/ commentator. She previously presented TFTV and Xfm's online station, Xfm TV.

Theatre and TV[edit]

Bird has also worked as an actress in various productions, including 'Fiddler on The Roof' at The Lyric Theatre, 'Boom Bang a Bang' at the Etcetera Theatre and 'The Christmas Cock-up' at The Cockpit Theatre.

In 2009 she set up a theatrical production called 'Bird & Be'. Their first production was a run of Orlando Wells' 'The Tin Horizon' at Theatre 503, which received positive reviews from critics.

In 2013, she co-produced Orlando Wells' adaption of Patrick Hamilton's 'The Duke in Darkness', which ran from April 16-May 11 at the Tabard Theatre.

She has appeared in episodes of Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy Series 1 and 2

Writing[edit]

Bird currently writes for The Huffington Post on a variety of social issues

Personal life[edit]

Lliana read Experimental Psychology at Bristol University where she received First Class Bachelor of Science with Honours degree.[citation needed] She now resides in Highgate, North London with her partner Noel Fielding.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Xfm DJ Page
  • [2] Huffington Post blog
  • [3] Xfm Website
  • [4] CMU article
  • [5] Lliana Bird, John Noel Artist Management (Agent Page)
  • [6] Bird & Be Website