Judith Hann

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Judith Hann (born 8 September 1942 at Littleover, Derby, England) is a broadcaster and writer specialising in science, food and the environment.

Education[edit]

Hann was educated at the state girls' school Parkfields Cedars Grammar School in Derby. She then attended the University of Durham, from which she graduated with a BSc degree in zoology.

Life and career[edit]

Hann presented BBC's Tomorrow's World between 1974 and 1994. She has since made television guest appearances, and also some TV commercials. In 1997 she appeared in a Shredded Wheat advertisement, in which she used her scientific judgement to inform viewers that the product could possibly help keep their hearts healthy. In 2006 she presented Two's A Crowd, a series on BBC Radio 4 that searched for the secrets of human identity.[1] She runs her own media training and presentation skills company with her husband John Exelby.

Personal life[edit]

Judith Hann lives on a farm near the small town of Lechlade, in the Cotswolds. She is married to John Exelby, a former executive at BBC News; they have two sons. She is passionate about herbs and has a very large garden.[2] She is the daughter of former Derby County footballer and trainer Ralph Hann.

TV appearances[edit]

Books[edit]

  • How Science Works ISBN 0-7513-0832-3 (1991).
  • The Food of Love ISBN 1-85225-025-9 (1987).
  • Judith Hann's Total Health Plan ISBN 0-552-99242-9 (1984).
  • But What About the Children? A Working Parents' Guide to Child Care" ISBN 0-370-10441-2 (1976).
  • The Family Scientist ISBN 0-354-04361-7 (1979).
  • The Perfect Baby? ISBN 0-297-78125-1 (1982).
  • Herbs (2017).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Two's a Crowd". BBC Radio 4. January 2006.
  2. ^ "Judith Hann: Spread the word about herbs". The Telegraph. 11 September 2011.

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