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Angela Scanlon's Biography

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Early Life

Angela Scanlon was born on 29 December 1983 and was brought up in Meath in Ireland.

She worked as a dancer and a stylist before becoming a television presenter.

Television Career

Scanlon was a reporter on RTE's The Movie Show and hosted the dating show, The Love Clinic.

Angela Scanlon presented a one-off documentary Oi Ginger! about growing up ginger-haired in Ireland. It led to her hosting the 4 part series, Angela Scanlon: Full Frontal on RTE 2

Her other credits include taking over from Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain. co-presenting Getaways with Joe Lindsay; hosting the EE British Academy Film Awards coverage on BBC Three; and being the online presenter of The Voice UK's backstage coverage.

She also co-hosted BBC Three's T in The Park coverage with Clara Amfo.

On 3 February 2016, the BBC announced that Angela Scanlon would co-host BBC2's Robot Wars with Dara O'Briain.


In 2014, she married her partner Roy in Wicklow.

Her wedding dress was designed by Irish designer, Sorcha O'Raghallaigh.

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