Nina Myskow

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Nina Myskow (born 18 May 1946, St Andrews, Scotland) is a Scottish journalist and TV celebrity who appeared on New Faces and was also a columnist for The Sun and The News of the World under the byline "The Bitch on the box" in the 1980s. She is also a regular contributor on Grumpy Old Women.

Early life[edit]

Myskow attended Wykeham Collegiate School in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa where she learned to speak Afrikaans[1] and Bell Baxter High School in Fife, Scotland. She then read English the University of St Andrews but did not graduate.[2]


Myskow was a writer for some years for Jackie and then became the first female editor of the teenage magazine.[2] On television she appeared as a panelist on Through the Keyhole and three series of New Faces. She currently works for ITV and regularly reviews the newspapers on This Morning and recently contributed to discussions on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Daybreak and The Michael Ball Show, the last of which was cancelled in 2010. Her autobiography was entitled Love, Sex and the Pursuit of Chocolate. As of 2012 she appeared on the Big Brother spin-off show Big Brother's Bit on the Side a number of times as well as entering the Big Brother House for a media training task in August for the thirteenth series. In 2015 she appeared on a celebrity edition of game show Pointless with Giles Brandreth and won a Pointless trophy.


  1. ^ Nina Myskow at nyt. Retrieved 9 May 2015
  2. ^ a b Nina Myskow at SeamusLyte. Retrieved 9 May 2015

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