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Jilly Goolden

 Jilly Goolden
Jilly Goolden presented televisions top rated food and drink series, Food & Drink, for nearly two decades, becoming nationally famous as the most widely-known wine expert in the country.

Jilly has presented two highly successful television series on antiques for BBC1, The Great Antiques Hunt and Going, Going, Gone, and she continues as a regular presenter on BBC1s Holiday programme. During 2003, she was presenter on BBC1s Holiday - You Call the Shots. In 2005, viewers will see her confronting all sorts of health questions and challenges on the new Channel Four series, Extreme Health.

Jilly has also appeared on innumerable television programmes across all channels featuring both as a wine expert and as a personality.

Other television appearances include-

Graham Norton, Its Only TV. . ., Stupid Punts, Jo Brands Hot Potatoes, Through the Keyhole, WatchdogWeekend Watchdog, The Heaven & Earth Show and The Chelsea Flower Show.

She has also starred in a mini-drama written for her and directed by Pauline Quirke and performed in The Vagina Monologues at the Royal Albert Hall.

Jilly Goolden started as a journalist, contributing at some time or another to most national daily and weekly newspapers and glossy magazines published in Britain. As well as writing about wine, she has written about travel, womens issues, sex, the occult and a wide range of general features. She has written and contributed to books on wine and food as well as palmistry, which have featured strongly on the Sunday Times best-seller list. Co-written books include five volumes of the Food & Drink, the special, Entertaining with Food & Drink and The Big Food & Wine Drink Book. Jilly also co-authored Your Hand (A Guide to Palmistry).

Her interests include gardening, animalswildlifehorses, big adventures . . . and ghosts.

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