Anita
Rani

An RTS Award winning broadcaster with a career spanning nearly 20 years, Anita Rani is a hugely popular presenter with TV audiences.

As one of the lead presenters on BBC One’s Countryfile, Anita has become a familiar face on British television whilst also presenting a range of shows including Secret Spenders and The Answer Trap for Channel 4, as well as a range of explorative documentaries for the BBC including Bollywood: The World’s Biggest Film Industry; My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 and more recently War on Plastics with Hugh and Anita alongside Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. She’s soon to be seen as the presenter on the brand new game show Fastest Finger First for ITV.

Growing up in Bradford, Anita had her own radio show on Sunrise Radio at the age of 14 and has continued to develop her relationship with radio ever since, joining the BBC’s Asian Network in 2005, covering numerous slots for BBC Radio 2 and as the host of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour alongside Emma Barnett.

Her debut book The Right Sort of Girl was released in 2021, documenting her upbringing and the lessons she’s learnt growing up navigating her Indian world at home and the British world outside. It became a Sunday Times bestseller and received rave reviews upon release.

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Stellify Media for ITV
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Plimsoll Productions for Channel 4
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South Shore Productions for Channel 4
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BBC Studios for BBC One
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Endemol Shine UK
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Daisybeck Studios for C5
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Objective Media Group for Channel 4
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Remarkable Television for Channel 4
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Endemol Shine UK for BBC Two
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BBC Studios for BBC One
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Keo Films for BBC One
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Netflix Services UK for Netflix
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Monkey Kingdom for Channel 4
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Lion Television Scotland for BBC Two
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BBC Studios for BBC
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SME London
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7 Wonder for ITV
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BBC Studios for BBC Two
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Wall To Wall Media for BBC One
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BBC Studios for BBC One
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Twenty Twenty for BBC 2
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ITV Studios for ITV
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Boundless for Channel 4

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RAW Television for BBC Two

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Livewire Pictures for ITV
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ITV Studios for ITV
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Hungry McBear for BBC1
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12 Yard Productions for BBC Two
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Freemantle for BBC1
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Cactus Television for BBC Two
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ITV Studios for ITV1
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Monkey Kingdom for Channel 5
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Studio Lambert Associates for Channel 4
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Swan Films for W
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Fizz and RDF West for Channel 4
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Talkback Thames for ITV2
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BBC Studios for BBC One
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Cactus TV for BBC One
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BBC Studios for BBC One
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ITV Studios for ITV
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Mighty Productions For BBC One
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Nit Television for ITV
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12 Yard Productions and Black Dog Television for BBC Two
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Zeppotron for BBC One
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Remarkable Television for BBC Two
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Hat Trick Productions for BBC One
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Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour
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BBC Studios for BBC for BBC One
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Wall to Wall for BBC One

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Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

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