Specialising in science, medical and technology programmes, Maggie Philbin's TV credits include Tomorrow's World, The Big Bang Theory and, more recently, Bang Goes the Theory.
After studying English and Drama at Manchester University with classmates Adrian Edmonton, Ben Elton and Rik Mayall, Maggie responded to an advertisement in The Stage and as a result was offered the job as co-presenter on the hugely popular Saturday morning BBC kids show Multi-Coloured Swap Shop.
She subsequently co-presented BBC 1's flagship science and technology programme Tomorrow's World for eight years, and then presented a variety of television and radio programmes, including Hospital Watch, Bodymatters Roadshow, QED and the BBC 2 women's documentary series The Doll's House.
In addition, Maggie has worked as a medical and consumer reporter for ITV1's This Morning and presented film reports for the BBC's current affairs programme 4X4, as well as a series of 20 programmes called Heartland for Channel Health. She has also presented 40 editions of the science programme Wideworld for Channel Five.
Maggie has been the recipient of numerous awards, and in July 2012 was particularly thrilled to be awarded a Doctor Of Technology Honorary Degree by De Montfort University for Services To The World Of Science And Technology.
Maggie is a popular keynote speaker and provides practical advice on how businesses can harness modern technology, not only to increase their profits but to develop trust and credibility.
Maggie Philbin is an ideal choice for Conference Facilitating, Award Hosting and Motivational Speeches, especially at events with a technology theme. To book her for your Event, contact Prime Performers for more information, either through our online booking enquiry form or by calling us on 020 7251 8222.
I had to write to thank Maggie sincerely for a great Gala Awards. Again the audience took her to their hearts. I have had lots of correspondence from recipients saying what a wonderful day they had and what a superb job Maggie Philbin did in hosting it. Sodexho
I just wanted to write and say a huge 'Thank you' to Maggie for helping to make this year's conference such a success. Maggie Philbin an absolute joy to work with. OPI Conferences
My sincere thanks for your thoroughly professional and first-class input to our Conference in Scotland last week. First Drink Brands Limited
I am writing to thank Maggie for her time and excellent contribution to our Senior Management conference. From our feedback so far, all commented on the excellent choice of MC: how natural and knowledgeable of Partco she was and how well Maggie held the conference and OSCA Dinner together. The whole day was reported as a great success. Partco Group Plc
Just wanted to say you have been a joy to work with. Thank you for the professional and original input you made today to our event. You helped make it a significant success.. You have the gifts of curiosity and communication combined with a very personable natural style. Anne Murrey Consulting Belfast.
I just want to say a million thanks for everything you did yesterday. The day came together as if it had been sketched out by a divine force. You made the event come alive with your enthusiasm and passion, and from the emails we've been receiving it's going to be an event that everyone's going to be talking about for a long time to come. National Federation of Engineers
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