Sue Carpenter

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Sue Carpenter
Nationality British
Occupation Television presenter

Sue Carpenter (born May 17, 1956 in London, England) is a United Kingdom former newsreader and television presenter. She graduated in English Literature and Icelandic at King's College London in 1977.

After presenting regional BBC news programme Points West, Carpenter was a newsreader on the BBC's Breakfast Time from 1985 to 1986.[1][2] She later joined ITN, presenting many of their main bulletins, usually during the daytime and the early evening news.

Her name is frequently mentioned in the British television comedy programme series Bottom, starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and in one episode a signed photo of her is portrayed as a prize in a game of poker.

Carpenter continues to present Transworld Sport on Channel Four in voice only.


  1. ^ "Points West through the ages", BBC, retrieved 2011-04-22
  2. ^ Jones, Ian (2003) Morning glory: a history of British Breakfast Television, Kelly Publications, ISBN 978-1-903053-20-1, p. 86