TV Host & Entrepreneur @ DiaryDoll Pants
Carol Smillie is one of TV’s best known faces. From her early career on Wheel of Fortune to the BBC’s CHANGING ROOMS, which earned her invitations to Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, an Indie award a National TV Award, a Bafta nomination, and of course Ronni Ancona’s alter ego ‘Smillie Smillie Carol Smillie’
Other shows quickly followed like Dream Holiday Home (C5) A Brush With Fame (ITV1) , she even took part in Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1) winning 5th place. She has also guested on countless shows including Friday Night With Jonathon Ross, Have I Got News For You and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
She has published her own book, Carol Smillie’s Working Mum’s Handbook and pre- and post-natal fitness DVD “Changing Shape’ as well as columns in Woman’s Own and The Sunday Times.
Carol was chosen to host the Duke of Edinburgh’s 80th birthday celebrations at the Royal Albert Hall and even turned her hand to comedy, treading the boards with two sellout tours of Vagina Monologues, and a further two of the hilarious ‘Hormonal Housewives’. She has just completed a second series of Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes, for STV.
In 2012 Carol entered the world of business launching her own award-winning brand DiaryDoll Pants (www.diarydoll.com) with friend and ex-tennis champion Annabel Croft, bringing a completely new and innovative product to market, that continues to go from strength to strength, both in the UK and Australia. With customers in 14 different countries, they are revolutionising the lives of women all over the world.