Emma Freud

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Emma Freud


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Emma Freud OBE is a broadcaster, film script editor, producer of Red Nose Day, co-creator of the Make Poverty History Campaign and co-producer of the Live 8 concerts.

Over the past 25 years Emma has worked with Comic Relief to raise over £1 billion to help alleviate poverty across the globe. And in 2011, she was awarded her OBE from the Queen for services to the charitable sector.

Emma is an exceptional interviewer. She has hosted the intimate Radio 4 series and BBC Sounds Podcast 'One to One' and has been a co-host on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Loose Ends since it started. For 6 years she hosted all the global broadcasts for 'NT Live', which live streamed the productions of the Royal National Theatre around the world. And for the last 5 years has conducted landmark interviews at Cheltenham Literary Festival, with key industry figures including Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, Twiggy and Sir David Attenborough.

Emma won Glamour Magazine's ‘Columnist of the Year’ award for her series of articles in the Telegraph about an unexpected year spent living in New York. She is currently a columnist for BBC Good Food and The Times Magazine, and has also written for a number of internationally renowned publications including The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Tatler, Vanity Fair, Air Mail, In Style and Red.

For the last 30 years, Emma has worked with Richard Curtis as either script editor or co-producer of iconic British movies including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Notting Hill, Love Actually, About Time, Mamma Mia 2, and Yesterday.

She is mother to 4 children, 1 dog, 4 cats 6 chickens, 2 ducks and a hedgehog.

She'd quite like a little lie down.