Presenter, entrepreneur and author, Yvette Fielding first burst onto our screens in Seaview at the age of 13. She caught the eye of BBC producers and at only 17 years of age, Yvette became their youngest ever Blue Peter presenter.
Yvette went on to win the BBC SOS Award for the Most Popular Woman on Television competing with Cilla Black, Victoria Wood and Kylie Minogue.
As Yvette’s popularity grew, so did her work load, presenting shows such as ‘What’s up Doc?’ ‘Practical Parenting’, ‘Looking Good’, BBC’s flagship show ‘City Hospital’, ‘Baby Baby’, ‘Girls Talk’, ‘Karaoke Challenge’, and ‘Well Being’ to name a few.
She also dabbled in DIY shows when she hosted Granada’s studio-based ‘DIY’ and Meridian’s ‘A Weekend’s Work’ – the programme that re-furbished volunteers’ homes in a weekend. She also presented ‘Under Offer’, a game show where celebrities guessed the value of unusual properties for ITV.
Being in television for most of her life, she put her experience into starting a production company with her husband Karl, a cameraman director and producer. Antix Productions was born and the award winning, global phenomenon, Most Haunted their first commission. Now filming their 25th series, Most Haunted is a worldwide hit, sold to over 100 territories, including Europe, Canada, Australia and the US. Other successful hits Yvette co-created and presented are ‘Screaming Banshees’, Living with Yvette & Karl’, Celebrity Ghost Stories’, Ghosthunting with…’
Yvette has presented over 350 hours of recorded Most Haunted shows and 46 live shows, some spanning 8 continuous nights, including single handedly presenting three 7 hour live shows in the USA.
Yvette appeared on Celebrity Stars in their Eyes in 2005, as Annie Lennox, wowing the audience with her breath-taking performance. She has made regular appearances on programmes such as The Paul O’Grady Show, The Jonathan Ross Show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Hell’s Kitchen, Loose Women, Sunday Brunch, Mel and Sue and made front page headlines on ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’.
Outside of her TV work, Yvette runs a music label ‘Jack No-No’. As a serial entrepreneur, Yvette has developed tea shops, post production facilities and has helped many people realise their dreams by mentoring them along their journey into business and televion. Yvette has also proved herself as an author although she has written two non-fiction books, ‘Ghost Hunters’ and ‘In Search of the Supernatural’ (Hodder), her first children’s fiction book, ‘Archie the Ghost Hunter’ became an Amazon best seller leading to a two-book deal with the Penguin subsidiary Anderson Press.