Kate Adie became familiar to viewers as the BBC’s Chief News Correspondent. She is considered to be among the very finest reporters, and was one of the first British women to send despatches from danger zones around the world. She presents Radio 4’s From Our Own Correspondent and appears on many other radio and television programmes.
She has been named “Reporter of the Year” twice by the Royal Television Society, has won the Monte Carlo International Golden Nymph Award twice, and was awarded an OBE. She has authored three books, The Kindness of Strangers, an account of her work as a reporter, Nobody’s Child: The Lives of Abandoned Children and, Into Danger, a study of men and women who risk their lives for work.
Kate grew up in Sunderland, gained her BA from Newcastle University and now lives just outside London.
My good lady, go home and sit still! - synopsis