Anneka is an award-winning broadcaster, a painter, and, more recently, a stand-up comedian. She writes travel piece for The Mail on Sunday and regular columns for The Independent. She shot to fame as the Sky-Runner in Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt which firmly established her as Britain’s Action Girl.
Anneka has presented numerous series including Sporting Chance, The Holiday Programme, TVAM, Wish You Were Here, Capital Woman, Combat, and hosted The Royal Variety Performance and numerous other shows. She has produced a series of books and videos called The Adventure Series; devised the award-winning Challenge Anneka, brought out a range of jumpsuits and was immortalised in Madame Tussauds.
Her Radio 4 work includes The Waiting Game, In the Life Drawing Class, Loose Ends, Where’s the F in News, A Good Read, My Teenage Diary and the award-winning podcast Fortunately, playing herself in The Archers over several episodes, stand-up comedy with The Clemmie Hart Years. And more recently Help! My Head’s in Wookey Hole, a frantic search for her missing Madame Tussauds’ waxwork head. She has presented numerous shows on Radio 2 including the Saturday Breakfast Show for ten years.