Broadcasting Career

You can hear Edwina frequently on BBC Radio 2 and 5, Radio Belfast, Merseyside, Three Counties etc, on Irish radio on both RTE and Newstalk and on other network programmes. She has an ISDN at home for studio quality broadcasting.

Latest TV Appearances

Edwina (and unexpected guest) on Good Morning Britain March 27 2020

Celebrity Tenibles (with Ann Widdecombe and George Galloway) - The Party Animals - hosted by Warwick Davis, broadcast 29 Dec 2019 on ITV. Series 3 episode 63. Catch up on ITV Hub..!

Still in the pipeline, ITV's Celebrity The Chase (with Nicky Campbell) and Truth or Scare? with Gloria Hunniford for BBC1 - recorded but not shown yet.

THE PILGRIMAGE new series "THE ROAD TO ISTANBUL" for BBC2 transmitted in April 2020. Edwina and six friends explore the Sultan's trail in Serbia, Bulgaria and Turkey.

The Pilgrimage

Final image: EC, Mim Sheik, Amar Latif , Pauline McLynn, Fatima Whitbread, Dom Joly and Adrian Chiles start their walk in Serbia.
Filmed Sept 2019, broadcast April 2020

Winner, Celebrity Mastermind - Twice!!

Winner of BBC TV's Celebrity Mastermind 2004, she has since won again - broadcast Jan 5 2019

Watch the episode on BBC iPlayer. Broadcast 5th January 2019.

Celebrity Mastemind 2019 pictures.

Any Questions?

BBC Radio 4 Any Questions, Stoke on Trent, 18 June 2018.
Pic shows ECJ with Richard Burgon MP, Emma Bridgewater, Ben Bradley MP and questionmaster Jonathan Dimbleby.

Listen to the episode on BBC Radio 4.

Big Star's Little Star

With Grand-Daughter - Zoe, September 2013

Dangerous Drivers School

Series 2 Episode 4 February 2013

Loose Women

ITV January 2013

Antiques Road Trip

BBC November 2013

The One Show

BBC March 2013

It's a dog's life... filming with Honey for The One Show in November 2013 at Huddersfield, with the British Association of German Shepherd Dogs.

Strictly Come Dancing

BBC Autumn 2011

Come Dine With Me

Channel 4 May 2010

Edwina is the first contestant ever to be asked to appear for a second time in Come Dine With Me. The new celebrity edition was on Channel 4 on Election Night, May 6, 2010.

Her menu includes political dishes called “Lloyd George’s Lament” and “Twin Peaks” – to see what happened next, watch the programme or go to

With Brian Paddick, Rod Liddle and Derek Hatton on Come Dine With Me Election Special

In the kitchen with Sheba the dog and the CDWM camera crew

A Selection of other TV Appearances

2009 was a busy year on TV and radio, with interviews and news items on the parliamentary expenses scandal, the state of the NHS and other topics on The One Show, BBC News, Sky News and others.

Featured programmes this year included Family Fortunes, Cash in the Attic, Bargain Hunt, Come Dine with Me, Loose Women and appearing for several weeks with Ant and Dec.

In Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway during February and March 2009, Edwina was part of a team of celebrities who were required to meet several challenges, including pulling a 20 tonne truck, yomping over the Sussex Downs, and recording a pop single for charity. “Hard work, though both Ant and Dec are lovely people, highly professional. I did suggest that with their dedication to getting things right, it was a pity they weren’t running the country!” says Edwina.

Family Fortunes

Edwina with husband, brother, daughter and niece on Family Fortunes.


James May's Toy Stories

Later in 2009 Edwina appeared in James May’s Toy Stories, in which James challenged Liverpool University engineering students to build a bridge over the canal by the Liver Building using only Meccano. “That was fun: Meccano was made in my native city and I cherished my set as a child,” Edwina says. “Fortunately I didn’t have to build the bridge, only help judge the competition. It made a terrific programme which has been repeated several times.”


As a native Liverpudlian Edwina is delighted to see that Liverpool has just celebrated its 800th birthday (the anniversary of its first charter from King John in 1207), and is the European Capital of Culture for 2008. She filmed an authored piece entitled "My Kind of Town" for BBC TV's The One Show in August 2007, which included a visit to her old school, to her father's former shop in Williamson Square and to the historic Princes Road Synagogue.


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