Host of the children's television show Live and Kicking who became the first woman to host BBC's Radio 1 Breakfast Show.
Although best known for television, she broke new ground for women in radio as well and even swore like the men did.
She was a contestant on the British reality competition show Strictly Come Dancing, as was Kelly Brook.
Her first exposure to television came as studio audience member on a Saturday morning children's show.
She married musician Norman Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim.