Carol McGiffin
Carol McGiffin
Carol Deirdre McGiffin is an English broadcaster of radio and television, best known for her regular appearances on daytime talk show Loose Women. She married Chris Evans in 1991; the couple separated in 1994 and divorced in 1998.
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Carol McGiffin 'facelift secret': CACI gave Loose Women panelist fresh-faced look
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
The 51-year-old has finally revealed the secret to her mysteriously youthful visage- which has become visibly smoother over the last few months.
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Carol McGiffin: I've got a problem in the bedroom... INSOMNIA!
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Insomnia affects an estimated third of Britons at some point, with one in ten suffering the chronic form (lasting for more than three weeks, or not sleeping despite treatment).
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a Loose Woman - The Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Parties that were planned, parties that were, 'Oh, shall we just have a party?' Fantastic! "It was really, really brilliant — I am having a blast at the moment." Sounds like Carol will fit right in with party animals Denise Welch and Carol McGiffin
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Andrea McLean: I'm a wimp but fighting back and a perv won't get away with ... - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Andrea, who is currently writing her autobiography which looks at how much she's changed over the years, says working with Loose Women colleagues such as Carol McGiffin, Denise Welch and Coleen Nolan has taught her a lot about speaking her mind
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Save it for the boudoir! Why can't celebs of a certain age shut up about their ... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
I don't care to eat lunch listening to how Carol McGiffin is having 'the best sex of my life'. And I absolutely loathe how Denise Welch's 'confidences' routinely reduce her husband Tim Healey — one of Britain's best-loved and most able actors — to a
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Carol Vorderman: 'Alan Carr's a naughty boy!' - What's On TV
Google News - over 5 years
Apparently Carol McGiffin described you as being 'too upmarket' for Loose Women? “No, she didn't say that! 'That was my friend Alan Carr giving it a bit of a stir when Carol appeared on his C4 show, Chatty Man. Alan said it and she laughingly replied,
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Sherrie Hewson: I'm nearly 61... now's my time for a toyboy - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
“There must be lots of them out here, and if Carol McGiffin can have a toyboy, why shouldn't I? Her man is 22 years younger than her and they're getting married. A nice age gap like that would suit me perfectly.” Boys, you have been warned
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Sally Lindsay vows no sexy talk on Loose Women - FemaleFirst.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
... but not a big one like them. I couldn't keep up." However, Sally is worried she will have to undergo a drinking initiation when she joins so the current panellists - who include Carol McGiffin and Denise Welch - can be sure she will fit in
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ED2011 Theatre Review: Looser Women (Festival Highlights) - ThreeWeeks News
Google News - over 5 years
Carol McGiffin and Sherrie Hewson may be missing, but the panel of Tim Fountain's 'Looser Women' consists of three brilliant comediennes sharing real-life stories and hilariously rude sex facts. While the audience blushes and squeals, they're asked,
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Summary: Andrea McLean, Coleen Nolan, Carol McGiffin and Lynda Bellingham ... - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
This is Catch-Up. Competitions, phone and text lines may now be closed; if so, please do not participate. In part one the ladies talk about the forthcoming Olympic Games in London. In part two the chat turns to tipping waiters in restaurants and actor
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Summary: More lunchtime chat, fun and gossip with loose ladies Andrea McLean ... - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
This is Catch-Up. Competitions, phone and text lines may now be closed; if so, please do not participate. In part one the ladies talk about teaching children about happiness. In part two the chat turns to medicine dispensers making our lives easier and
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Summary: Kate Thornton, Sarah Millican, Carol McGiffin and Lynda Bellingham ... - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
This is Catch-Up. Competitions, phone and text lines may now be closed; if so, please do not participate. In part one the ladies talk about society being at risk of extremists. In part two the chat turns to the service industry having a uniformed
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Summary: Andrea McLean, Lisa Maxwell, Carol McGiffin and Sherrie Hewson see in ... - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
This is Catch-Up. Competitions, phone and text lines may now be closed; if so, please do not participate. In part one; how important is it for one to remain 'lady-like' in public? In part two, former reality TV star Vanessa Feltz talks about her new
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Summary: Join Kate Thornton, Coleen Nolan, Carol McGiffin and Lynda Bellingham ... - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
This is Catch-Up. Competitions, phone and text lines may now be closed; if so, please do not participate. In part one; why does a smile always disappear as soon as your photo is taken? In part two; love is in the air. Unlucky in love Sheree goes
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I'm only her for the beer - The Sun
Google News - over 5 years
A NEW beer is hitting the shelves next month - but this one's for ladies, not for laddies. Animee is a low-cal lager in three flavours from Molson Coors. At four per cent, it packs less alcohol than many popular brands
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Loose Women threaten mutiny - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Regular stars including Lynda Bellingham, Carol McGiffin, Andrea McLean and Lisa Maxwell, are furious ITV bosses didn't consult them about the pair's replacements. They have threatened to reduce the number of days they work when the new series starts ... -
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Carol Vorderman and Sally Lindsay join Loose Women - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Joining regulars Denise Welch, Carol McGiffin, Andrea McLean, Lisa Maxwell and Lynda Bellingham, the pair will first appear on 'Loose Women' when the series returns after its summer break. An insider told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "Carol and Sally ... -
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Thornton, Tyler axed from Loose Women - RTE.ie
Google News - over 5 years
Denise Welch, Lynda Bellingham, Lisa Maxwell and Carol McGiffin will return as panellists, while Andrea McLean will retain her role as anchor. Coleen Nolan has announced that she is leaving Loose Women to "move on to new adventures". ... - -
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The Pride Power List 2011 - Time Out London
Google News - over 5 years
Street party with special guests Sherrie Hewson and Carol McGiffin from 'Loose Women', plus a host of cabaret acts in... Paul Burston's 'peerless gay literary salon' returns with a special pop and rock-themed event as part of the Meltdown
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Carol McGiffin
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 55
    In February 2015, Carol announced that she was battling breast cancer that she had been diagnosed with a year earlier.
    More Details Hide Details She has undergone radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments as well as having a mastectomy. In 2010, McGiffin released her autobiography, Oh, Carol!
  • 2013
    Age 53
    In August 2013, she entered the Celebrity Big Brother house to compete in the twelfth series, where she finished in fourth place.
    More Details Hide Details McGiffin is a survivor of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. For several years, she has returned to Maidstone to join members of her family and take part in Race for Life to raise money for the charity Cancer Research UK, she does this in memory of her mother. McGiffin was also a smoker but quit some years ago.
  • 2012
    Age 52
    In 2012, she appeared in the Bristol Hippodrome in Aladdin the musical.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2008
    Age 48
    McGiffin's weekly views on the world and travel advice in her Travel Clinic ended on 10 February 2008, when she left the station.
    More Details Hide Details Loose Women Editor Karl Newton and This Morning fashion expert, John Scott joined her weekly to talk through the Sunday papers and supplements. Throughout summer 2012, Carol regularly reviewed the daily newspapers on This Morning.
  • 2006
    Age 46
    In August 2006 McGiffin returned to LBC 97.3 presenting a Sunday morning show.
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    Between February and July 2006 she was the southern presenter of the Local Radio Company's night-time talk show North South Divided.
    More Details Hide Details Mike Elliott was her northern counterpart.
  • 2003
    Age 43
    She then returned to the rebranded version of Live Talk, Loose Women in 2003, where she continued until her departure in the summer of 2013.
    More Details Hide Details She holds the current record for the most appearances (in 1,172 episodes)
  • 2002
    Age 42
    In 2002 she occasionally teamed up with Nick Abbot again on the late night talk show on Real Radio.
    More Details Hide Details Carol joined Live Talk in 2000, and was a regular from the start to finish in 2001.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2000
    Age 40
    Abbot left the station after six months and McGiffin continued to host the show on her own with producer/sidekicks including Marcus Railton and Jonathan Sanchez until 30 September 2000.
    More Details Hide Details She has also co-hosted phone-in shows on BBC London Live.
  • 1999
    Age 39
    In 1999 she joined London radio station LBC teaming up again with Nick Abbot.
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  • 1998
    Age 38
    In 1998 Ross and McGiffin moved to the weekend breakfast slot.
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  • 1997
    Age 37
    In 1997 she reappeared again on Talk Radio on the Friday breakfast show with Paul Ross.
    More Details Hide Details Within a few weeks she joined Paul on Monday-Thursday as well as co-hosting a Saturday afternoon show during the summer with Nick Abbot.
  • 1996
    Age 36
    In the latter half of 1996 she reappeared on Liberty Radio co-hosting the breakfast show with Richard Skinner which lasted around six months.
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  • 1995
    Age 35
    When the show ended in September 1995 she became the station's music expert for around six months hosting her own Friday evening review slot and appearing every week on the Jonathan King show.
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    In 1995 McGiffin was a founding member of the Talk Radio UK team, co-presenting the popular weekday evening show The Rude Awakening with Moz Dee.
    More Details Hide Details The Rude Awakening was originally planned to be on the air from 6.00am-10.00am but was regarded as too rude for the breakfast slot.
  • 1991
    Age 31
    She resides in Hampstead, North London. She has had two abortions. She married presenter Chris Evans in 1991. They separated in 1993 and divorced in 1998.
    More Details Hide Details She has been engaged to Mark Cassidy since 2008.
    She married Chris Evans in 1991; the couple separated in 1994 and divorced in 1998.
    More Details Hide Details After appearing on the twelfth series of Celebrity Big Brother, McGiffin is currently now a regular panellist and presenter on the spin-off show Bit on the Psych. McGiffin was born in Maidstone, Kent, to English parents, John McGiffin and Heather Barham (d. 2003). She has two sisters and a brother. Her father walked out on the family when Carol was 4, leaving her mother to bring up the family on her own.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 28
    She started her broadcasting career in 1988 as co-host of the Chris Evans shows on GLR.
    More Details Hide Details Her style then and characterised today is based on comedic observation of men.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1960
    Age 0
    Born on February 18, 1960.
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