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Who is Michaela Strachan? – The Sun

Oct 26, 2021

MICHAELA Strachan is back on our screens TONIGHT (October 26) with the new series of Autumnwatch.

But who is she, and what is she up to now? let's take a look.

Who is Michaela Strachan?

Michaela  Strachan is an English television presenter.

She was born in Epsom, Surrey, and grew up in Hinchley Wood.

Before her many roles on national television, Strachan performed in theatre.

She has also had a brief music career.

Under the stage name of Michaela, she released two singles which both had chart success, reaching the UK Top 100 Charts.

In 2006, she married filmmaker Duncan Chard, but they divorced in 2001.

She gave birth to to her son Oliver on June 8, 2005, who she had with partner, Nick Chevallier.

In October 2014, she revealed that she had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery following a diagnosis of breast cancer.

What TV shows has Michaela Strachan been on?

She has had a glittering career as a presenter, and has previously hosted Wide Awake Club and appeared on Good Morning Britain.

Up until 2009, Strachan was a regular reporter for BBC One show, Countryfile.

Other shows Strachan has reported and presented on include:

  • The Really Wild Show (BBC)
  • Orangutan Diary (BBC)
  • The Great Penguin Rescue (The Eden Channel)
  • Autumnwatch (BBC)
  • Springwatch (BBC)
  • Winterwatch (BBC)

What is Michaela Strachan doing now?

Since 2012, she has been the host on BBC show, Springwatch.

In 2019, she revealed that she was now cancer free.

The presenter was stuck in South Africa, and unable to return to the UK because of the coronavirus lockdown.

Because of this, she will not able to present Springwatch 2020, but Michaela managed to call in live to present some of her favourite moments from past series.

She is currently now presenting the new series of Autumnwatch on BBC Two.

BBC Autumnwatch has returned to Norfolk again this year to explore what has changed in the county’s natural world since spring.

 

Autumnwatch airs October 26 at 8pm on BBC Two.

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