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Encyclopedia > Edith Bowman
Edith Bowman

Presenting at the 2006 Digital Music Awards
Born January 15, 1971 (1971-01-15) (age 36)
Anstruther, Fife, Scotland
Known for Afternoon Radio 1 show,
Television presentation of music festivals
Occupation Radio and Television Presenter
Website BBC Press Office: Edith Bowman biography

Edith Eleanor Bowman (born January 15, 1975) is a Scottish television presenter. She currently presents a radio show on BBC Radio 1, from 1pm-4pm. She began hosting the show as a solo venture on the August 14, 2006. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Anstruther seafront. ... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the country. ... A television presenter is a British term for a person who introduces or hosts television programmes. ... BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Media career

Bowman's television debut was in 1997 as a news reader on MTV UK. . She went on to host many shows for the station, including co-presenting chart show Hitlist UK with Cat Deeley, with whom she also presented Hit Music Sunday on Capital FM in 2001–2002 and travel show Roadtripping for BBC Choice in 2002. When she was a presenter on MTV, she always presented her shows barefoot.[1] Footage shows her beginning a show wearing trainers but later shows her kicking her shoes off and continuing barefoot. “Anchorman” redirects here. ... MTV UK and Ireland is a version of MTV Europe which serves the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... Catherine Elizabeth Cat Deeley (born October 23, 1976) is a popular English disc jockey, television personality and former fashion model, who rose to fame at the age of 21, co-hosting the well-known childrens series SMTV Live, alongside Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly. ... The Capital Radio building in Leicester Square, London. ... BBC Choice was a TV station from the BBC which launched on September 23, 1998. ...


She became a presenter on Channel 4's breakfast show RI:SE when it launched on April 29, 2002, staying with the programme until teaming up with Colin Murray, who had also worked on RI:SE, on March 29, 2003 to cohost Colin and Edith on BBC Radio 1. In April 2004 this show moved from a weekend morning slot to weekday afternoons, after the departure of Mark and Lard from the station. Broadcasting between 13:00 and 16:00. This article is about the British television station. ... RI:SE was a breakfast television show on Channel 4 in the UK. It was scheduled after the ratings failure of The Big Breakfast. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Colin Murray (born March 10, 1977) is a BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio Five Live DJ and television presenter from the Dundonald area of east Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... From Monday to Friday on BBC Radio 1, Colin Murray and Edith Bowman jointly present between 1pm and 4pm. ... BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ... Mark and Lard Mark and Lard, the stage name of Mark Radcliffe (Mark) and Marc Riley (Lard), are former BBC Radio 1 disc jockeys. ...


In 2004, she co-presented BBC Scotland series Teen Commandments with Cameron Stout and on March 11, 2005 she won the TV talent show Comic Relief does Fame Academy, a charity music contest in which she sang a great version of Blondies - Hanging on the telephone The show also featured Al Murray, Kim Medcalf, Adrian Edmondson, Jon Culshaw, Konnie Huq, Dawn Steele, and other celebrities. BBC Scotland (BBC Alba in Gaelic) is a constituent part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the publicly-funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ... Cameron Stout in 2003 Cameron Stout (born 8 March 1971 in Stromness, Orkney) was the winner of Big Brother 4 UK in 2003. ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comic Relief Does Fame Academy is a spin-off of the original Fame Academy show where celebrities (students) sing as students of the Academy. ... Al Murray (born May 10, 1968) is an English comedian best known for his stand-up persona, the Pub Landlord, a stereotypical xenophobic public house licensee, and indeed earlier in his career he performed in pubs as though it were genuinely his gaff. Murray has toured with other comedians (including... Kim Medcalf (b. ... Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English actor, comedian, director and writer. ... Jonathan Peter Culshaw (born 2 June 1968 in Ormskirk, Lancashire) is a British impressionist and comedian. ... Konnie Huq on Blue Peter. ... Dawn Anne Steele was born on December 11th, 1975 in Glasgow, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Celebrity (disambiguation). ...


After occasional appearances in 2003, Bowman co-presented Top of the Pops up until the end of the series, replacing Fearne Cotton while she was away. In total she appeared on the show ten times including the final weekly episode. Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a long-running British music chart television programme, made and broadcast by the BBC. It was originally shown each week, mostly on BBC One, from 1 January 1964 to 30 July 2006. ... Fearne Marie Cotton (born 3 September 1982) is an British television presenter and DJ. Known for presenting a number of popular TV programmes such as Top of the Pops and Red Nose Day, she can also now be heard co-hosting the BBC Radio 1 Weekend Breakfast show with Reggie...


She returned to Top of the Pops for the 2006 Christmas special. Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a long-running British music chart television programme, made and broadcast by the BBC. It was originally shown each week, mostly on BBC One, from 1 January 1964 to 30 July 2006. ... For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ...


In August 2006, Bowman became the sole occupier of the BBC Radio 1 afternoon 13:00 to 16:00 slot, with Murray taking over the Late Night Specialist slot. BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ...


In November 2006, she was forced to make an on-air apology after reading out an email in which Japanese people were referred to as "Nips". She claimed that she had not been aware of the meaning of the slang term.[2] Languages Japanese Religions Shinto, Buddhism, large secular groups      The Japanese people ) is the ethnic group that identifies as Japanese by culture or ancestry, or both. ...


She also presents various music programmes for Channel 4 such as "Channel 4 presents..." and "TBA". This article is about the British television station. ...


Career milestones

In 2005 Bowman presented BBC Scotland's coverage of the Live 8 event at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, and hosted the network's T in the Park programmes together with Dougie Anderson who had also worked on RI:SE.[3] Also in 2005 she hosted the Q Awards with Colin Murray live on BBC Radio 1. Official Live8 DVD, released in November 2005 Live 8 was a series of concurrent benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa. ... Murrayfield Stadium is a sports stadium in the capital of , Edinburgh, and is the home of Scottish Rugby Union. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... T in the Park is a major Scottish music festival, held annually since 1994. ... The Q Awards are the UKs annual music awards run by the music magazine Q. Best New Act: Corinne Bailey-Rae (also nominated: Lily Allen, The Kooks, Arctic Monkeys and Orson) Best Live Act: Muse (also nominated: Oasis, Razorlight, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Arctic Monkeys) Best Track: Gnarls...


She also presented the BBC Three TV coverage of Glastonbury, T in the Park and The Reading Festival with Colin Murray for the last few years. She also hosted the TV coverage of the first Electric Proms with Zane Lowe. For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 3. ... Glastonbury is a small town in Somerset, England, situated at a dry spot on the Somerset Levels, 50km (31 miles) south of Bristol. ... T in the Park is a major Scottish music festival, held annually since 1994. ... The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. ... Electric Proms logo Electric Proms is a music festival held for the first time in London during October and November 2006. ... Zane Lowe (born Alexander Zane Reid Lowe on 7 August 1973) also known as Zipper is a radio DJ and television presenter. ...


On July 7, 2007 She was a presenter of the BBC coverage of Live Earth. Live Earth was a series of worldwide concerts held on 7 July 2007, that initiated a three-year campaign to combat climate change. ...


Personal life

Bowman was born in Anstruther in Fife, Scotland. She suffered from epilepsy as a child.[4] She studied at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. She is at present dating Editors frontman Tom Smith.[5] In June 2007, post the Glastonbury Festival, Bowman was diagnosed with a bicuspid heart valve, which may later require surgery to replace the valve, or a complete heart transplant.[6]She recently did an Album cover re-shoot for Zane Lowes show,it was of The Strokes album, must say, cracking arse and breasts on the girl. Edith studied at Queen Margaret University College in Scotland and supports Manchester United football team. Anstruther seafront. ... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... Queen Margaret University (formerly Queen Margaret University College) is a university in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see editor. ... Tom Smith (born 1981) is an English musician. ... The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest[1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ... The mitral valve (also known as the bicuspid valve or left atrioventricular valve), is a dual flap (bi = 2) valve in the heart that lies between the left atrium (LA) and the left ventricle (LV). ... Grays Fig. ... For other uses, see Stroke (disambiguation). ... okay that is all ... Manchester Uniteds emblem Manchester United F.C. (often abbreviated to Man United or just Man U, pronounced man-yoo) is an English football club based at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. ...


References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ BBC news article
  3. ^ BBC Press release regarding T in the Park coverage
  4. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/live/live.html?in_article_id=454151&in_page_id=1889
  5. ^ http://www.metro.co.uk/fame/interviews/article.html?in_article_id=827&in_page_id=11
  6. ^ http://www.sundaymirror.co.uk/news/sunday/2007/07/01/heart-scare-for-dj-edith---98487-19386171/

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External links

  • Edith Bowman's Official Website (Designed by Studio Juice London)
  • The Edith Bowman Show on BBC Radio 1
  • Edith Bowman's MySpace Profile
  • Edith Fan Site
  • Edith Bowman at the Internet Movie Database
  • BBC Press Office: Edith Bowman biography

  Results from FactBites:
 
Edith Bowman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (436 words)
Edith Eleanor Bowman (born 15 January 1975) is a Scottish television presenter and a radio D.J. She currently presents a radio show on BBC Radio 1, from 1pm-4pm.
Later in 2005 Bowman presented BBC Scotland's coverage of the Live 8 event at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, and hosted the network's T in the Park programmes.
Bowman was born in Anstruther in Fife, Scotland.
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