Denise Van Outen

Denise Van Outen

Denise Van Outen made her name on The Big Breakfast. In 1995 she joined the programme as a weather and travel reporter, but a couple of years later she started co-presenting the show with Johnny Vaughan.

Her West End debut was in 2001 as Roxie in Chicago, and her performance was well received by the public and she went on to play the role on Broadway in the Spring of 2002 and then returned to the London version of the show.


In 2003, she starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber's one-woman show Tell Me On A Sunday

 In the USA, Denise Van Outen hosted a talent search show on NBC, entitled 'Grease: You're The One That I Want' - the UK version of which on ITV was a rival to the BBC's Any Dream Will Do on which she contributed.

In 2008, Denise van Outen was cast in The Emperor's New Clothes, part of the BBC's Fairy Tales season and had a cameo in Hotel Babylon. In February of the same year she was also reunited Johnny Vaughan and presented the Capital Breakfast with Johnny and Denise broadcast on Capital Radio for 6 months.