For one night only broadcasting legend Dame Esther Rantzen and her daughter the presenter and journalist Rebecca Wilcox discuss their illustrious careers, personal lives and family ties. This is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the country’s national treasures. Find out what drives her as she shares anecdotes from over 50 years in broadcasting.
The star of That’s Life, Esther, That’s Esther, Grumpy Old Women, Strictly Come Dancing and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! among many, many others, Dame Esther is also well known for her tireless campaigning. As the founder of ChildLine and more recently The Silver Line, her charity work is legendary and life changing. She was awarded an OBE in 2011 for services to broadcasting, a CBE in 2006 for services to children and a DBE in 2015 for services to children and older people.
Rebecca Wilcox began her varied and fascinating television career as an undercover reporter on Conning The Conmen (BBC3). She is a regular reporter on Watchdog (BBC1) and a well-known consumer journalist who presented shows such as Your Money Their Tricks (BBC1) with Sian Williams and Nicky Campbell.
Esther Rantzen: That’s Life!
Thu 1 Nov
Dame Esther Rantzen in conversation with Rebecca Wilcox