Angela D'Audney

Newsreader

The career of iconic broadcaster Angela D'Audney spanned four decades. After a pioneering frontwoman role on 1974 regional show Look North, D’Audney went on to present news programmes, long-running arts slot Kaleidoscope, and act in teleplay The Venus Touch. In 2001 she was diagnosed with a brain tumour; D'Audney died the following year, after co-writing autobiography A Wonderful Life.

I've always wanted to do this, and I've never been able to...this is One News on Monday, goodnight … love you, bye. Angela D’Audney at the end of her final news bulletin, June 2001