Mariella Frostrup Biography
Mariella Frostrup is a superb conference facilitator and awards host, a stalwart of television, radio and journalism.
Mariella has established herself at the top end of opinion forming journalists and TV presenters in the UK. She has worked on a variety fo programmes, defying any attempt to pigeonhole herself. She regularly writes for the Observer and other publications.
The Early Years of Mariella
Mariella Frostrup was born in Oslo, brought up in Ireland and has lived in London since the age of sixteen.
Between 1980 and 1990, Mariella worked as a public relations executive for Parlophone Records, most famously working on the Live Aid concert at Wembley in 1985. After leaving Parlophone, Mariella swiftly broke into television as a film critic, presenting Thames Television's Video View from 1990 and - after Thames lost the London ITV franchise, reprised the role straight afterwards on The Little Picture Show for Carlton Television from 1993.
During her 15 year career in televsion, Mariella has impressed audiences with her friendly, intelligent and accessible screen presence.
Meeting The Stars
Mariella's projects run the gamut from current affairs (Panorama, Question Time and Backlash) to movies and the arts. She has interviewed many different celebrities, writers and other artists and has presented a variety of different TV programmes, including one on travel, and has appeared in other TV shows such as the series Have I Got News for You and the sitcom Absolutely Fabulous. She made several guest appearances as herself in the series Coupling including an episode where one of the characters fantasizes about her, then meets her in person.
A prolific journalist
She presents Open Book and fronted the recent Memory Season on Radio Four. Mariella is presented her own series for Artsworld The Book Show. She combines her television and radio career with that of a prolific journalist. Mariella is currently the film critic for Harpers And Queen and has a weekly dilemma column in The Observer Magazine for whom she also writes major interviews.
Mariella is also a respected arts critic and has sat on the judging panels of various awards including the Booker Prize, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Evening Standard Film Awards, the Amnesty International Media Awards, the Whitbread Book Of The Year, the London Film Festival and the RIBA Stirling Prize Awards 2006.
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Mariella Frostrup News
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26th May 2011
Britain’s most exciting writers, filmmakers, comedians, politicians and musicians are headed to the Welsh town of Hay-On-Wye for the annual Guardian literary festival.
6th April 2011
Arts presenter, conference facilitator and awards host Mariella Frostrup speaks to the Mail Online about her desire to present an air of intellect to confound being stereotyped as a ‘vacuous blonde’.
17th May 2013
Olympic Gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington has spoken about her hopes of becoming a TV presenter one day.
15th May 2013
The Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy in order to reduce her chances of breast cancer.
19th March 2013
With the help of the generous public and a host of celebrities willing to take part in charity fund raising events and aid work, Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day raised an impressive £75 million.
18th March 2013
Financial journalist and economics speaker, Sarah Pennells, tells shoppers how they can save some money when buying goods online.
11th March 2013
Awards host and TV presenter, Suzi Perry has started her new job as the BBC’s Formula 1 host.
7th March 2013
Popular TV presenter, Michaela Strachan returns to the UK to bring her ‘Really Wild Adventures’ to the theatre.
5th March 2013
Awards host and TV presenter, Katie Derham, made the decision to move from ITN to present for the BBC.
19th February 2013
TV presenters, Trinny and Susannah are back with a new clothing range for the television channel QVC.
Mariella Frostrup Reviews
Mariella Frostrup has spoken and appeared at a number of recent corporate events. Please find some client speaker testimonials and reviews for Mariella Frostrup for a number of these events and conferences. If you would like some additional information as to how to book Mariella Frostrup for your corporate event, then please contact one of the Speakers Corner booking agents on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
She was authoritative and knowledgeable about the nominated films and her opening remarks were moving, funny and perfectly suited to the audience. She was a true professional and we wouldn't hesitate to work with her again.
Mariella was a great host setting just the right tone for our awards, generating an atmosphere of fun and excitement, whilst presenting in a professional and confident manner. Her relaxed style put winners, not used to being interviewed, at ease.
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