Ulrika Jonsson, TV Presenter, Corporate Host, TV Comedy Host, written by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, Ulrika Jonsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden and moved to England at the age of 12. She first appeared on screen in May 1989 as Weather Presenter for TV-am. In July 1992 she went on to present LWTís GLADIATORS. She was the host of the prime time BBC1 Saturday night game show DOG EAT DOG, as well as ITVís family makeover show HOME ON THEIR OWN and presented the reality show MR RIGHT, also for ITV. In September 2002 she played host to the new ITV show HOW DO I LOOK? and ITV repeated her interiors show DES RES. She hosted the 2nd HOW DO I LOOK? in July 2003. In September 1995 she joined Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer as regular team captain, in their highly successful comedy quiz show SHOOTING STARS for BBC2. In 1997 the show played to capacity audiences in a live version at the Hammersmith Labatts Apollo in London followed by a sell out nationwide tour. In 2001 the show was successfully revived and ran through 2002. Her comedy show, ITíS ULRIKA, written by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, was broadcast in August 1997 on BBC2 and was released on video. Later that year she interviewed the then Prime Minister, John Major, at No. 10 for the GREAT BIG ELECTION PROGRAMME (BBC2). In 1998, Ulrika co-hosted the EUROVISION SONG CONTEST with Terry Wogan and that December hosted the ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE. She then went on to present ULRIKA IN EUROLAND, (BBC2) looking into the European Monetary Union and interviewed Gordon Brown, the Chancellor of the Exchequer. She hosted the NATIONAL LOTTERY DREAMWORLD (BBC1) and was the host of the celebrity auction spectacular, MEN FOR SALE, for three years on ITV. She also hosted the 1999 MISS WORLD for Channel 5. She appeared in BBC 1ís FAME ACADEMY for Comic Relief in 2003. In September 2005 she learnt to paint and sculpt in BBC2ís ART SCHOOL and she will be cooking on C4ís Come Dine With Me. In October 2004 she co-hosted SKY 1ís THE MATCH with Mark Durden-Smith. She published her autobiography ĎHONESTí on 16 October 2002 (Pan Macmillan), which was an instant bestseller.

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Ulrika Jonsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden and moved to England at the age of 12. She first appeared on screen in May 1989 as Weather Presenter for TV-am. In July 1992 she went on to present LWTís GLADIATORS.

She was the host of the prime time BBC1 Saturday night game show DOG EAT DOG, as well as ITVís family makeover show HOME ON THEIR OWN and presented the reality show MR RIGHT, also for ITV.

In September 2002 she played host to the new ITV show HOW DO I LOOK? and ITV repeated her interiors show DES RES. She hosted the 2nd HOW DO I LOOK? in July 2003.

In September 1995 she joined Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer as regular team captain, in their highly successful comedy quiz show SHOOTING STARS for BBC2.

In 1997 the show played to capacity audiences in a live version at the Hammersmith Labatts Apollo in London followed by a sell out nationwide tour. In 2001 the show was successfully revived and ran through 2002.

Her comedy show, ITíS ULRIKA, written by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, was broadcast in August 1997 on BBC2 and was released on video. Later that year she interviewed the then Prime Minister, John Major, at No. 10 for the GREAT BIG ELECTION PROGRAMME (BBC2).

In 1998, Ulrika co-hosted the EUROVISION SONG CONTEST with Terry Wogan and that December hosted the ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE. She then went on to present ULRIKA IN EUROLAND, (BBC2) looking into the European Monetary Union and interviewed Gordon Brown, the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

She hosted the NATIONAL LOTTERY DREAMWORLD (BBC1) and was the host of the celebrity auction spectacular, MEN FOR SALE, for three years on ITV.

She also hosted the 1999 MISS WORLD for Channel 5. She appeared in BBC 1ís FAME ACADEMY for Comic Relief in 2003. In September 2005 she learnt to paint and sculpt in BBC2ís ART SCHOOL and she will be cooking on C4ís Come Dine With Me.

In October 2004 she co-hosted SKY 1ís THE MATCH with Mark Durden-Smith.
She published her autobiography ĎHONESTí on 16 October 2002 (Pan Macmillan), which was an instant bestseller.

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