Who’s On The One Show Tonight? David Walliams, David Dimbleby And Alice Roberts Join Matt Baker And Alex Jones


TWO of the nation’s favourite Davids are appearing on The One Show tonight in another star-studded edition.

Britain’s Got Talent judge Walliams and Question Time anchor Dimbleby will be joined by Professor Alice Roberts – here’s what you need to know about tonight’s show.

Getty Images – Getty David Walliams has won a National TV Award for his work on Britain’s Got Talent

Who’s on The One Show tonight?

David Walliams

David Walliams is a 46-year-old comedian, actor and children’s author, who’s now best known for his role as a judge on BGT, on which he showcases his camp persona.

In 2015 he was awarded the gong for Best Judge at the National Television Awards in recognition of his work on the show.

His career began after he met comedy partner Matt Lucas while performing with the National Youth Theatre, after graduating from Bristol with a BA in Drama.

The duo became big names on the back of Little Britain, a sketch comedy show known for recurring characters like Andy and Lou and Carol the unhelpful saleswoman.

David has also written 17 children’s books – 12 story and five picture books – since he first tried his hand at children’s literature in 2008.

He married supermodel Lara Stone in 2010 but they divorced after five years, fighting an 18-month legal battle over their combined £19million fortune.

Getty Images – Getty Walliams got his break break alongside Matt Lucas on Little Britain

David Dimbleby

David Dimbleby, 79, is a veteran broadcaster who has hosted  the panel show Question Time for the past 24 years.

He succeeded Peter Sissons who had presented the show between 1989 and 1993, and Robin Day who hosted from 1979 and 1989.

The 79-year-old joined the BBC as a news reporter in Bristol during the 60s and has appeared in news programmes since 1962.

Back in 2013, it was revealed that David had got his first tattoo aged 75 –  a scorpion on his right shoulder because he is a Scorpio.

He is married to TV producer Belinda Giles and the pair wed in 2000, after first getting together in 1993.

Belinda is the granddaughter of Herbrand Sackville, 9th Earl De La Warr and the couple have a son, Fred.

PA:Press Association David DImbleby has presented Question Time for 24 years

Professor Alice Roberts

Alice Roberts is an anatomist, osteoarchaeologist, physical anthropologist, palaeopathologist, author and TV presenter.

She is also a Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham, a role which she has had since 2012.

Before this, she was a medical student at University of Wales College of Medicine and she graduated in 1997.

As well as presenting multiple TV shows, she has written eight books.

Alice first appeared on television in the Time Team Live 2001 episode, and went on to serve as a presenter in many episodes — including the spin-off series Extreme Archaeology.

She is one of the regular co-presenters of BBC geographical and environmental series Coast.


Handout Alice Roberts has presented multiple TV shows and written eight books

What time is The One Show on and who is presenting?

You can tune in to BBC One at 7pm on weeknights to watch the show.

Today’s episode will last half an hour and is being hosted by the regular duo of Matt Baker and Alex Jones.

Each night the presenters mix interviews with an array of celebrity guests with an eclectic mix of topics ranging from current affairs to pop culture.

It is then available on demand on the BBC iPlayer.

BBC Tonight’s show is being presented by Matt Baker and Alex Jones

Can I be in The One Show audience?

Unfortunately, the One Show is not listed among the BBC shows you can apply for tickets for.

So viewers will just have to get their fix from their sofas.

However, to be in with a chance of watching programmes from A Question of Sport to Just a Minute being made visit  http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/.

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