Philippa Forrester

Philippa Forrester

Wildlife & Technology Presenter

Synopsis

After children’s TV, Robot Wars and Tomorrow’s World, Philippa is a keen environmentalist and continues to present and produce wildlife programmes.

Biography

Philippa Forrester brought a fresh touch to Tomorrow’s World and went on to her mark on Robot Wars and Time Machine. She also fronted Heaven & Earth, before moving to BBC Bristol.

Philippa’s four years with Children’s BBC saw her presenting the popular afternoon links from the Broom Cupboard. She then stepped into The Ozone, interviewing acts from Annie Lennox and Paul McCartney to East 17 and Take That. Other TV credits include The World's Strongest Man and a strand on extreme sports for This Morning.

A keen environmentalist, Philippa is Vice President of the Wildlife Hospital Trust. She produced the film, My Halcyon River, which tells of a year in the life of the river that runs past her window, and the wildlife it hosts.

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