Liza
Tarbuck

Presenter and actor

Liza is an actor, presenter and author. She hosts her own BBC Radio 2 show which showcases her truly personal playlist of music.

For Comedy Central, she presents Comedy Game Night. She is a regular guest on Just a Minute, QI and has guest hosted Have I Got News for You. For Channel 4, she presented two series of the Emmy award-winning show Without Prejudice as well as She's Gotta Have It, The Big Breakfast with Johnny Vaughan and was the winner of series 6 of Taskmaster.

Her acting credits include the title role in Linda Green, two series of Mount PleasantExtras, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The League of Gentlemen and played Anne Hathaway in 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 by Penguin Books Ltd to critical acclaim and is on its second reprint.

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Television

Mum 
Writer Kieran Hodgson
Channel 4 / Guilty Party Pictures
Anne Hathaway (Lead) 
Director Matt Lipsey
BBC 1 / BBC Television
DI Rankin 
Director David Drury
BBC 1 / BBC Studios
Dawn 
Director Mandie Fletcher
BBC 1 / BBC Television
Stygian Witch Dread / Little Miss Muffet 
Director Jeremy Dyson
Sky Arts / Tiger Aspect
Various 
Director Al Campbell
BBC 2 / BBC Television
Kate 
Director Dewi Humphreys
Sky 1 / Tiger Aspect
Anita 
Director Sam Donovan
E4 / Company Pictures
Katy 
Director Tim Whitby
Sky / Endor Productions
Babs 
Director Spencer Millman
ITV
Rita 
Director Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
BBC 2 / BBC Television
Helen (Lead) 
Director Juliet May & Hugh Warren
ITV / Acorn Media
Rita 
Director Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
BBC 2 / BBC Television
Rock Chick 
Director Matt Lipsey
BBC 2 / Baby Cow Productions
Mrs Jellyby 
Director Justin Chadwick
BBC 1 / BBC Television
The Producer 
Director Jo Sargeant
BBC 1 / BBC Television
Mrs Barrymore 
Director David Atwell
BBC 1 / Tiger Aspect
Linda Green 
Director Syd Macartney
BBC 1 / Red Production Company & BBC Television
Donna 
Director Steve Bendelack
BBC 1 / BBC Television
DI Fiona Knight 
Producer Sharon Hughff
BBC 1 / Acorn Media
Angie 
Director Richard Eyre
BBC 1 / BBC Television & BBC Drama
Pamela 
Director Les Chatfield
ITV 1 / Granada Television

Presenter 

Host/Presenter 
Director Barbara Wiltshire
Comedy Central / Monkey Kingdom
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
TLC UK / TLC
Host/ Presenter 
Director Jeanette Goulbourn
Channel 5/ Monkey Kingdom
Guest 
Director Andy Devonshire/Peter Orton
Dave / Avalon Television
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
BBC 1 / RDF Television
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Channel 4 / Remarkable Television
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Tom Edgar
CBeebies / CBBC
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Lorraine Charker-Phillips
Channel 4 / Dragonfly Film and Television Productions
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Channel 5 / RDF
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
ITV1 / Shiver
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
ITV / Hot Bed
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Channel 5 / Crackit Productions
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director James Dawson
BBC / IWC Media
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Paul Bernays
BBC Music Entertainment
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
Sky Real Lives / Sky TV
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Cybele Rowbottom
Channel 4 / Shiver
Narrator (Voiceover) 
Director Various
BBC 4 / BBC Television
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 / BBC Television
Presenter 
Director Various
Channel 4 / Planet 24
Presenter 
Director Kim Kinney
ITV1 / STV Productions
Presenter 
Director Paul Freeman
ITV 1 / Anglia TV
Presenter 
Director Stuart McDonald
Sky 1 / Two Four Production
Presenter 
Director Fiona Cotter-Craig
BBC / Planet 24
Presenter 
Director Pete Ward
ITV2 / Celador
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
BBC 2 / Love Productions
Guest Appearance 
Director Ian Lorimer
BBC 2 / Talkback Thames
Guest Appearance 
Director Dave Skinner
Dave / Phil McIntyre Television Ltd.
Guest Appearance 
Director Nick Harris
BBC 2 / Talkback Thames
Guest Appearance 
Director Colin Swash
BBC1 / Hat Trick
Guest Appearance 
Director Al Campbell
BBC 4 / Zeppotron
Guest Appearance 
Director Richard Valentine
Channel 4 / Zeppotron
Guest Appearance 
Director Ian Lorimer
Channel 4 / Zeppotron

Film

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

Radio

Presenter 

Presenter 
Producer Jessica Rickson
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Presenter 
Producer Jessica Rickson
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Pauline 
Director Julia McKenzie
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Broadcaster
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 
Producer Victoria McArthur
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Host 
Production Company Radio 2 / Heavy Entertainment
Co-Presenter 
Producer Kerry Reece
Production Company BBC Radio 2

Theatre

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

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