17 August 1981 |
|Occupation||Radio presenter, writer, actress, co-founder of Help Refugees|
Bird currently presents the Friday and Saturday evening shows on Radio X. She has also previously contributed to Capital Radio, Virgin Radio, and BBC Three Counties Radio. In 2010 she presented a series of radio documentaries about independent record labels entitled "Independents Day". She presented on XFM from 2007 until 2015, when the station rebranded as Radio X.
Bird can regularly be seen on Sky News as a music expert/commentator. She previously presented TFTV and XFM's online station, XFM TV.
Theatre and TV
Bird has also worked as an actress in various productions, including Fiddler on the Roof at The Lyric Theatre, Boom-bang-a-bang at the Etcetera Theatre, and The Christmas Cock-up at The Cockpit Theatre.
In 2009, Bird set up a theatrical production company called Bird & Be. Their first production was a run of Orlando Wells' The Tin Horizon at Theatre 503, which received positive reviews from critics.
Bird has appeared in episodes of Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy Series 1 and 2.
In 2016 she released a book, The Mice Who Sing for Sex with Dr Jack from her Geek Chic's Weird Science podcast.
Bird is the co-founder of Help Refugees, a humanitarian organisation providing aid to refugees across Europe and beyond. www.helprefugees.org.uk
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