Dawn O'Porter

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Dawn started her television career appearing on the Channel 4 comedy show Balls of Steel, which saw her testing the morals of British men. Following this success, Dawn went on to present a BBC documentary Super Slim Me in which she attemted to slim down to a size zero by using drastic dieting regimes, highlighting the health implications of 'diet culture'. The documentary enjoyed critical acclaim.

In 2008 Dawn presented a BBC3 series of five documentary films exploring attitudes to nudity, lesbianism, dating and pregnancy and childbirth. Dawn also presented and produced Seriously Dirty Dancing, a tribute to her favourite film, for Five and made a four-part series for Channel 4, which saw her explore various different types of marragies and relationships.

In May 2009 Dawn presented a documentary, entitled My Breasts Could Kill Me which explored the experience of breast cancer, for Sky1.

In 2011 Dawn sang the Blues for charity, on ITV's Born to Shine which raised money for Save the Children, and acted as Darren Brown's trusty 'striaght guy' in his series The Experiments which aired on Channel 4 and won a BAFTA for Best Entertainment Programme.

Dawn is currently a regular columinist for Glamour magazine and her first novel (nominated for the Waterstone's clidren book prize) for young adults Paper Aeroplanes was released in 2013. In 2014, Dawn launched her own Vintage clothing line, fronted the RTS-nominated vintage fashion show for Channel 4 Primetime entitled 'This Old Thing' and published her second novel, Goose.

2015 has been an exciting year for Dawn - firstly becoming a mother and also writing new books and developing TV shows all which are all soon to be announced. 


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