Everything you need to know about Mariella Frostrup:
The Norwegian-British journalist, who is currently the presenter of Radio 4’s literary review show Open Book, is best known for her TV work as a presenter and critic. She began her career in 1989, presenting Channel 4 music show Big World Café alongside Eagle eye Cherry and Jazzie B, before moving on to ITV’s film criticism show Video View.
She has also made appearances on panel show Have I Got News For You and sitcoms Absolutely Fabulous and Coupling.
Mariella & Richard Coles (presenters) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Alan Peebles
She also writes regularly about travel and art for publications such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Observer, The Mail on Sunday and The New Statesman.