Sue Cook's broadcasting career began as a producer and DJ for London's Capital Radio before moving to the BBC where, over the next twenty years, she presented programmes for both radio and television – most notably, You and Yours and Making History for BBC Radio 4 and Nationwide, Breakfast Time, Children in Need and Crimewatch for BBC TV
For Channel 4 she hosted The Chelsea Flower Show, the Hampton Court Flower Show and the popular afternoon series Collector's Lot.
She also appeared briefly as herself in the BBC television drama serial Edge of Darkness (1985) and in The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986).
In 1997, she was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Leicester in recognition of her contribution to British broadcasting.
Sue’s first two novels, On Dangerous Ground and Force of Nature, were first published by Hodder Headline and are now available on Amazon as eBooks. She is currently adapting On Dangerous Ground for a film of the same title and also writing her third novel.
As well as the ChipLitFest, she is also a patron of the British Wireless for the Blind Fund, the Children's Liver Disease Foundation and the British Humanist Association.
She lives in North Oxfordshire with her husband, film director Ian Sharp.