Jane Moore

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Jane Moore
Born (1962-05-17) 17 May 1962 (age 56)
ResidenceRichmond, Greater London
TelevisionLoose Women
Spouse(s)Gary Farrow (m. 2002)
WebsiteOfficial website

Jane Moore (born 17 May 1962)[citation needed] is an English journalist, author and television presenter, best known as a columnist for The Sun newspaper and as a panellist on the ITV lunchtime chat show Loose Women between 1999 and 2002, returning as a regular panellist on 15 October 2013.[1]

Early life[edit]

Moore was born in Oxford. Her father was a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford, and her mother was a teacher. She went to primary school in Oxford, then went to the Worcester Grammar School for Girls on Spetchley Road in Worcester, when her parents divorced. Since the divorce, she has not heard from her father. At school, Moore always wanted to be a journalist, but was told by her teachers that 'it was no job for a lady'. She studied journalism at the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education in Cardiff, then trained at the Solihull News in 1981, moving to work full-time at the Birmingham Mail and Birmingham Post.


Moore is a columnist for The Sun and writes regular articles for The Sunday Times. She has also written for Hello. In 2006, she was nominated for a British Press Award in the category of 'Columnist of the Year', but lost out to Lucy Kellaway.


On 19 April 2002, Moore guest presented This Morning.

Moore moved to the BBC and regularly contributed on Question Time (2002–12), The Andrew Marr Show (2005–Present), This Week (2003–Present) and BBC Breakfast.

Moore guest presented The Wright Stuff in 2003 and 2004, and was a panellist in 2008. On 4 February 2011, she guest hosted The Wright Stuff.

From 2006 to 2007, Moore was a team captain on the BBC Three programme Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive, a comedy take on celebrity panel shows.

On 25 July 2011, she presented the six-part BBC Two series Wonderstuff.

Moore has also done some work with the Channel 4 programme Dispatches and has presented a number of online videos for the broadcaster.

Moore was a panellist on the ITV chat show Loose Women between 1999 and 2002. She returned to the programme on 15 October 2013.[2][3]


  • Fourplay (Jane Moore's first book, published in 2001)
  • The Ex Files (published in 2003)
  • dot.homme (published in 2004)
  • The Second Wives Club (published in 2005)
  • Love @ First Site (published in 2005)

Other work[edit]

She started the consumer website, Youthejury.com in 2006, however the website is no longer running.

Personal life[edit]

Moore married Gary Farrow, the former vice-president of communications at Sony Music Entertainment, in 2002. Elton John was the best man at their wedding. Her husband owns a PR agency called The Corporation Group. They live in Richmond with their three daughters who are named, Ellie, Grace and Lauren and their Tibetan terrier dog named Jasper.


Year Title Channel Role
1999–2002, 2013—2018 Loose Women ITV Regular panellist
2001–2004 Breakfast with Frost BBC One
2002 This Morning ITV Guest presenter
2003–2005, 2007–2008, 2011 The Wright Stuff Channel 5 Guest presenter/panellist
2005–2007 Richard & Judy Channel 4 Regular contributor
2005– The Andrew Marr Show BBC One Newspaper reviewer
2005– This Week Newspaper reviewer and Reporter
2004-2007 Grumpy Old Women BBC Two Contributor
2006 Grumpy Old Holidays Contributor
2006–2007 Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive BBC Three Team captain
2008 Dispatches Channel 4 Regular reporter
2011 Wonderstuff BBC Two Presenter
2012–2016 The Agenda ITV Regular panellist
Guest appearances


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