Joan Bakewell

About Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell’s career as a Broadcaster and Journalist has spanned eight decades. Her on screen presenting started in the 1960s and she became a household name as one of the presenters of Late Night Line Up on BBC Two between 1965 and 1972. In the 1970s Joan worked on programmes for the BBC: Where is Your God? Who Cares, The Affirmative Way and many Holiday programmes between 1974 and 1978. Joan also starred in 4 series of ITV Granada’s pioneering Reports Action, a series that first encouraged the public to contribute goods and services to good causes. Subsequently, she returned to the BBC, and co-presented a late-night television arts programme, briefly worked on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme, and...
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