Having wowed the audience of Strictly Come Dancing 2015 with her hard work, enthusiasm and total fearlessness, Anita is back to her day job. Anita continues to present BBC One’s Countryfile, as well as working on BBC One’s The One Show, and she is already busy filming a number of other new projects for the BBC.
Anita also delved into her family tree for the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? In an episode that resonated widely, Anita travelled from Bradford to the Punjab, and was visibly moved by the discoveries she made about her grandparents, and the bigger story it told for many other families.
Recently seen co-presenting The World’s Busiest Railway Station for BBC Two, part of the BBC’s major India season in 2015, Anita has also presented a wide-range of factual programmes, for both the This World strand, and the Four Wheels series, both on BBC Two.She has also presented Escape To the Continent, as well as the RTS award-winning Four Rooms on Channel 4, now on it’s fourth series. In 2012, Anita turned her hand to baking and was crowned Comic Relief’s Great British Bake Off’s inaugural winner. 2011 also saw Anita present the live monumental Royal Wedding ceremony for BBC One, broadcast to millions worldwide.
Much in demand, Anita’s infectious enthusiasm, passion and wide-ranging interests, mean she is equally at home presenting live TV, or filming international documentaries, or formats, ensuring she gets the best out of her interviewees, whether that be a farmer in Yorkshire, or a tribal leader in Papua New Guinea! Of course people are also very interested in her dancing…