Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Helen Skelton Interview 2018…
Helen Skelton is one of the most popular presenter and actress, best known for co-presenting the BBC children’s programme Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013 and as an occasional presenter on Countryfile.
She co-presented two series of the BBC One programme Holiday Hit Squad alongside Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley.
She is the current presenter of all swimming coverage on the BBC including the European Swimming Championships, World Aquatics Championships and the Olympics.
She also currently presents daytime series The Instant Gardener.
Travelling with kids can be exhausting before you’ve even arrived at your final destination. Helen gives us advice with Amazon Prime.
In December 2013, Skelton married England national rugby league team player Richie Myler. They had their first child, a boy, 2015. Their second son, Louis, was born in April 2017.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Helen & Alex via YouTube:
With this summer predicted to be the busiest for travel since records began1 a new study2 by Amazon Prime Video reveals that nearly half of British parents (45%) are more worried about keeping the kids entertained during the flight, than they are about printing boarding passes, or exchanging foreign currency.
Here’s Helen and her beautiful family…
Skelton was born on 19 July 1983, in Carlisle, Cumbria, England, and brought up on a dairy farm in the village of Kirkby Thore.
She attended Kirkby Thore Primary School, and then Appleby Grammar School. She graduated from Cumbria Institute of the Arts, where she gained a BA degree in journalism. During her time at college, she worked as an extra on Coronation Street and Cutting It.
Skelton is a qualified tap dance teacher and has said that if she was not a broadcaster she would be a teacher. Her brother Gavin is a professional footballer and has also been a player-manager.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 19th July 2018.