Konnie Huq

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Huq in 2006

Kanak Asha "Konnie" Huq (born 17 July 1975) is a British television presenter and writer. She is the longest-serving female presenter of Blue Peter. She presented the children's programme from December 1997 until January 2008. She also presented the 2010 series of The Xtra Factor on ITV2. She co-wrote the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits" with her husband Charlie Brooker.

Huq was born in Hammersmith, west London. Her parents are Bangladeshi Muslims. She grew up in Ealing, west London. She married Charlie Brooker in 2010. The couple have two sons.[1] Her sister is Labour MP Rupa Huq.

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  1. Clarke, Anna (22 February 2020). "Konnie Huq on how she spends her Saturday... doing homework and in the garden". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 1 April 2020.

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