Juliet Morris

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Juliet Morris
Born (1965-04-26) April 26, 1965 (age 52)

Juliet Morris (born 26 April 1965)[1] is a British television presenter. Child: Evie Morris ( born 5 November 2003 )

Early life[edit]

Morris was educated at Lady Eleanor Holles School, an independent school for girls in Hampton in West London, where she recalled the difficulties of being left-handed. At the age of eleven, she moved to a convent when her family settled in Devon.[2] She graduated from Hull University in 1986 having studied English and Drama.[2]

Broadcasting career[edit]

After a spell on BBC South West's Spotlight, Morris went on to join the BBC children's news show, Newsround in 1990. She left the show in 1995 to present BBC Breakfast News for three years. She has since presented the Heaven and Earth Show. She was also the main presenter for the Here and Now current affairs programme and co-presented the programme 999, alongside Michael Buerk. She was also the presenter of BBC's 'The House Detectives' (1997–2000) where she and a team of experts, led by Dan Cruickshank, investigated the histories of houses belonging to members of the public. In 1998 she made a report for Panorama on suicide amongst young men, during which she revealed that her younger brother, Edward, committed suicide in 1994 at the age of 24.[3][4]

She is currently[when?] presenting the BBC show, Uncharted Territory and she was formerly a reporter on Countryfile.

Trivia[edit]

Morris features as a cameo character in Postcards from God - The Sister Wendy Musical, interviewing Sister Wendy on the subject of fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sun; 26 April 1999; Happy birthday
  2. ^ a b The Daily Mirror; 14 February 1998; The Tragedy That Haunts Me
  3. ^ "Cream tea festival". Countryfile. 4 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Young male suicides double". Health. BBC News. 14 December 1998. 

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