Emma has worked as a TV presenter for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and as a radio broadcaster on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4. For 25 years she has been an interviewer on Radio 4’s Loose Ends. Emma is also the public face of NT Live which broadcasts National Theatre productions all over the world.
She is the script editor of all her partner Richard Curtis’ films including Four Weddings and A Funeral, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Notting Hill and Love Actually – and was second unit director on The Boat That Rocked.
She’s a trustee of Comic Relief, director of Red Nose Day, helped to run the Make Poverty History campaign and was producer of the Live 8 concerts. She is also a patron of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood.
In November 2011 Emma was given an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services through Comic Relief.
Emma has four children – Scarlett, Jake, Charlie and Spike. She’d quite like a little lie down.