Clare Balding

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Clare Balding in 2015

Clare Victoria Balding CBE (born 29 January 1971) is a British television presenter. She was born in Kingsclere, Hampshire. She is openly lesbian.[1] In 2009, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She recovered later that year. In 2012, a book she wrote about her life was published. It was called My Animals and Other Family. In February 2013, Woman's Hour, a programme on BBC Radio 4, put her on their list of the most powerful women in the UK.[2] Balding presented Britain's Brightest in 2013.

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  1. "Balding: Grandmother told me I was disgusting for being gay". 1 December 2013.
  2. "BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour - The Power List 2013". BBC.