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Celebrity Bake Off: Who is Philippa Perry? Meet the psychotherapist and author

Philippa Perry is one of the four celebs that will appear on The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer tonight (Tuesday 23rd march), but who is she? and what is she known for?

Tonight, Philippa will appear alongside musician Dizzee Rascal, radio DJ Nick Grimshaw and actor and comedian Reece Shearsmith on The Great Celebrity Bake Off as they test their baking ability.

But what is known of her life off-screen?

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Who is Philippa Perry?

Philippa is a psychotherapist and author best known for her book titled, ‘The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read and Your Children Will be Glad That You Did.’

Other books of Philippa’s include ‘Couch Fiction: A graphic tale of psychotherapy’ and ‘How to Stay Sane’.

During her career as a writer, she Philippa also written for Red Magazine as their agony aunt.

On-screen Philippa has featured on BBC Four documentary’s Victorian Sensations as well as Sex, Lies & Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story.

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Is Philippa Perry married?

Philippa is married to contemporary artist Grayson Perry who is known for his ceramic vases and tapestries.

The couple first met in 1987 while attending the same creative writing class.

After hitting it off, Philippa and Grayson later got married five years later in 1992.

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She featured alongside Grayson last year in his lockdown series Grayson’s Art Club.

On the show, Grayson and Philippa shared their love of art with the nation.

Philippa and Grayson also have daughter Flo together who shares their passion for art and is an illustrator and writer.

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