Who is on The One Show tonight? The cast of the Blue Peter join Matt Baker and Gabby Logan

BLUE Peter it the long-running children’s magazine offers things to make, celebrity guests, music, sport, food and a whole lot more.

To help celebrate it’s 60th year, the former cast is joining the One Show tonight.

Here’s everything you need to know…

Join Alex and Matt for another episode of The One Show
Join Alex and Matt for another episode of The One Show

Who’s on The One Show tonight?

Konnie Huq

Kanak Asha, Konnie Huq, was born in Hammersmith on July 17 1985 which makes her 43 years old.

She’s the longest-serving female presenter of Blue Peter – from 1 December 1997 until 23 January 2008.

She also presented the 2010 series of The Xtra Factor on ITV2.

Konnie Huq is married to English screenwriter, author, and critic Charlie Brooker.

During the 2018 Emmys, Charlie took home the award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Movie for his work in Black Mirror.

They tied the knot in 2010 at Las Vegas’ Little White Wedding Chapel after dating for nine months.

They have two children together named Covey and Huxley.

Konnie Huq is the longest-serving female presenter of Blue Peter
Konnie Huq is the longest-serving female presenter of Blue Peter
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Sarah Greene

Elizabeth Sarah Greene was born on October 24 1957 which makes her sixty years old.

She’s mostly known for presenting the Blue Peter from May 1980 to June 1983.

The British TV personality also presented Saturday Superstore and Going Live for six years.

Sarah and This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield are old pals – and the pair hosted Saturday morning TV show Going Live! together from 1987 to 1993.

In 1988, she was involved in a helicopter crash alongside her soon-to-be husband Mike Smith, but luckily they both survived despite serious injury.

Sarah and Mike remained together until his death in 2014 due to complications following heart surgery.

Sarah and This Morning presenter Phillip are old pals
Sarah and This Morning presenter Phillip are old pals
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Mark Curry

Mark Preston Curry was born on August 27 1961 in Stafford, which makes him 57 years of age.

The English actor is mostly known for presenting Blue Peter from 1986-1989.He has presented and performed in several BBC Children in Need television shows, once playing Cliff Richard in a

Eurovision Song Contest tribute singing “Congratulations” and “Power To All Our Friends”.

In January 2015, Curry appears as a guest panelist in the Channel 5’s daytime show The Wright Stuff.

From 25 March 2016 he is playing the role of Wizard in the popular West End musical Wicked.

Mary Curry has triumphed in the Blue Peter Strictly Come Dancing Special on Children in Need
Mary Curry has triumphed in the Blue Peter Strictly Come Dancing Special on Children in Need

Simon Thomas

Simon was born in Cromer, Norfolk, on January 26, 1973 – that makes him 45.

The English TV presenter worked on the show Blue Peter for six years and presented Premier League Football on Sky Sports.

He lives in Reading and has one son, Ethan.

He’s a lifelong supporter of Norwich F.C. (his hometown) and Vice-President of the Norwich City Supporters Trust.

The former Blue Peter host and his now nine-year-old son Ethan were left devastated last year after his beloved wife, Gemma, passed away.

On April 27, Simon announced that he would be stepping down from his role as a Sky Sports presenter at the end of the football season.

His main reason for taking a break is so he can spend more time with his son Ethan following the loss of his wife Gemma Thomas who passed away in 2017.


What time is The One Show on and who is presenting?

You can tune in to BBC One at 7pm on weeknights to watch the show.

Today’s episode will last half an hour and is being hosted by Matt Baker and Alex Jones.

Each night the presenters mix interviews with an array of celebrity guests with an eclectic mix of topics ranging from current affairs to pop culture.

It is then available on demand.

Can I be in The One Show audience?

Unfortunately, the One Show is not listed among the BBC shows you can apply for tickets for.

So viewers will just have to get their fix from their sofas.

However, to be in with a chance of watching programmes from A Question of Sport to Just a Minute being made visit  bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/.

on the BBC iPlayer.

How long has The One Show been running?

The magazine-style show has been running for over a decade. The first episode was aired on August 14 2006.

From 2007 to 2010 it was hosted by Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley, before Alex Jones and Jason Manford took the helm, later being replaced by Matt Baker.

Chris Evans oversaw the Friday night hour-long episodes from 2010 to 2015.

The likes of Dermot O’Leary, Phil Tufnell, Zoe Ball and Fearne Cotton are among the guest presenters who have stood in for the regular duos.



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