Liza
Tarbuck

Presenter and actor

Liza is an actor, presenter and author. She hosts her own BBC Radio 2 show which brings her unique take on the world and her truly personal playlist of music.

For Channel 5, she presents Celebrity Game Night in which teams of celebrities compete in a series of rounds involving some classic family favourite games. She is a regular guest on Just a Minute, QI, has guest hosted Have I Got News For You, and narrated Eat Well For Less for the last three series on BBC 1. For Channel 4, she presented two series of the Emmy award-winning show Without Prejudice as well as She's Gotta Have It and The Big Breakfast with Johnny Vaughan.

Her acting credits include the title role in Linda Green, two series of Mount Pleasant, Extras, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.The League of Gentlemen and can be seen playing Anne Hathaway in the third series of BBC's Upstart Crow. Liza made her debut in the West End in Franco Zeffirelli's Absolutely! (Perhaps) alongside Joan Plowright.

Her first book, I An Distracted by Everything, was published in November 2017.

CV

Television

Performer

Anne Hathaway (Lead) 
Director Matt Lipsey
BBC 1
DI Rankin 
Director David Drury
BBC 1
Dawn 
Director Mandie Fletcher
BBC Television
Stygian Witch Dread / Little Miss Muffet 
Director Jeremy Dyson
Tiger Aspect
Various 
Director Al Campbell
BBC 2
Kate 
Director Dewi Humphreys
Tiger Aspect
Anita 
Director Sam Donovan
Company Pictures / E4
Katy 
Director Tim Whitby
Sky
Babs 
Director Spencer Millman
ITV
Rita 
Director Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
BBC 2
Helen (Lead) 
Director Juliet May & Hugh Warren
ITV
Rita 
Director Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
BBC 2
Rock Chick 
Director Matt Lipsey
BBC 2
Mrs Jellyby 
Director Justin Chadwick
BBC Television
The Producer 
Director Jo Sargeant
BBC Television
Mrs Barrymore 
Director David Atwell
Tiger Aspect / BBC
Linda Green 
Director Syd Macartney
BBC Television
Donna 
Director Steve Bendelack
BBC Television
DI Fiona Knight (Guest Lead) 
Producer Sharon Hughff
BBC 1
Angie 
Director Richard Eyre
BBC Television
Pamela 
Director Les Chatfield
Granada Television

Presenter

Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
RDF Television for BBC 1
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
TLC
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Channel 4
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Tom Edgar
CBeebies / CBBC
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Lorraine Charker-Phillips
Channel 4
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Channel 5 / RDF
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
ITV1 / Shiver
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
ITV / Hot Bed
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Crackit Productions for Channel 5
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director James Dawson
BBC / IWC Media
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Paul Bernays
BBC Music Entertainment
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Sky Real Lives
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Cybele Rowbottom
Channel 4
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
BBC 4
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Richochet
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Jenny Byrom
Channel 4 / October Films
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Luisa Diaz
BBC3 / Richochet
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Joanna Brame
BBC3
Presenter 
Director Various
Channel 4 / Planet 24
Presenter 
Director Kim Kinney
ITV1
Presenter 
Director Paul Freeman
Anglia TV
Presenter 
Director Stuart McDonald
Sky 1 / Two Four Production
Presenter 
Director Pete Ward
ITV2 / Celador
Presenter 
Director Fiona Cotter-Craig
BBC / Planet 24
Presenter 
Director Various
Anglia TV
Presenter 
Director David Stranks
Channel 4 / More 4
Presenter 
Director Ewen Thomson
BBC 1 / Renegade Pictures
Guest Appearance 
Director Richard Cohen
Channel 4 / Zeppotron
Guest Appearance 
Director Various
Love Productions for BBC 2
Guest Appearance 
Director Ian Lorimer
BBC 2
Guest Appearance 
Director Dave Skinner
Phil McIntyre Television Ltd.
Guest Appearance 
Director Nick Harris
BBC 2
Guest Appearance 
Director Colin Swash
BBC1 / Hat Trick
Guest Appearance 
Director Al Campbell
BBC 4
Guest Appearance 
Director Richard Valentine
Channel 4 / Zeppotron
Guest Appearance 
Director Ian Lorimer
Channel 4 / Zeppotron
Presenter 
Director Various
Monkey Kingdom for Channel 5
Guest 
Director Andy Devonshire/Peter Orton
Avalon for Dave

Film

Performer

Head Nurse Karen 
Director John Madden
Bestmar Limited
Tina 
Director Bruce Webb
Be All Films Ltd / Sayle Screen

Radio

Presenter

Presenter 
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Presenter 
Production Company BBC Radio 2

Performer

Pauline 
Director Julia McKenzie
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Presenter 
Producer Andy Davies
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Presenter 
Producer Lewis Carnie
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Presenter 
Producer Graham Pass
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Presenter 
Producer Liz Anstee
Production Company BBC Radio 4 / CPL Productions Ltd
Presenter 
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Host 
Production Company Radio 2 / Heavy Entertainment
Co-Presenter 
Production Company BBC Radio 2

Theatre

Performer

Amalia 
Director Franco Zeffirelli
Wyndhams Theatre
Joan 
Director Sue Blake
Edinburgh Fringe

Book