Sue Robbie (b. Susan Robinson on 5 July 1949, London) grew up in the north-west of England and was educated at Keele University, where she read English and Psychology. Before working in television, she was a schoolteacher and an air hostess.
She was a
continuity announcer for Granada Television in the late-1970s and early-1980s and frequently appeared with fellow Granada announcer Charles Foster. Both Robbie and Foster were narrators of Granada's highly-acclaimed schools programmes for the ITV network.
She then presented other Granada shows for the ITV network, including
, Emergency [1 ] , First Post (as the original host, and in which Foster announced the prizes, before being replaced by Connections Richard Madeley as the show moved to a prime-time slot), (where she replaced the Hold Tight! Selecter vocalist Pauline Black) and (where she starred alongside a young TX Tony Slattery). She was also an occasional presenter and expert guest in the early years of ITV's show. This Morning
As well as her work for Granada, Robbie also presented
The Dodo Club, a children's wildlife programme produced by Channel Television between 1987 and 1990. [2 ]
She retired from television in the early 1990s and now works as a voice-over artist and occasionally in corporate events. In 2001 her voice was heard in
Ken Loach's film, . The Navigators
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References [ edit ]
^ David Crossman. "Forward". Emergency. Granada Television.
^ originally transmitted in 1987. The Dodo Club