Appearing on many TV shows including Gogglebox, Richard Osman’s House of Games, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, The Culture Show and more, let’s take a look at who Philippa Perry is.

Her distinctive black and white hair do and eye-catching spectacles make Philippa pretty hard to miss. She has a degree in fine art and is a published author. Here’s more on the TV star and her family.

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Who is Philippa Perry?

Philippa Perry is an author, a psychotherapist, a TV show presenter, an agony aunt, a wife , a mother and many things in betweeen.

Philippa was born on November 1st, 1957 in Warrington, Cheshire in the north of Egnaldn.

She’s written three well-known books in her time including Couch Fiction: A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy (2010), How to Stay Sane (2012) and The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will be Glad That You Did) (2019).

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Meet Philippa’s husband

Philippa married Grayson Perry in 1992. In 2021, the couple celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary. As per The Mirror, Grayson and Philippa have actually been together 34 years in 2021: “Me and my wife, we’ve both kind of rubbed up, we’ve rubbed each other’s corners off over 29 years, well it’s actually 34 years we have been together.

Grayson was born in Chelmsford, Essex on March 24th, 1960 making him 61 years old in 2021.

Philippa’s husband is a contemporary artist who is recognised for his looks as a cross-dresser and his big vases and tapestries.

Together, Grayson and Philippa have a daughter named Florence who was born in 1992.

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Does Philippa have a podcast?

By the looks of things, Philippa doesn’t appear to have a podcast of her own, but she has featured as a guest on many other peoples’ podcasts.

Philippa has featured on The Happy Pear Podcast, FBLM Podcast, The Economist Asks: Philippa Perry, Conversations: Philippa Perry says yes to feelings, Under The Skin with Russell Brand, Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe’s Parenting Hell, The Motherkind Podcast and more.

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Helen Williams
Helen Williams

After studying for her BA in Journalism at Solent University, Helen went straight into writing for GRV Media as years of binge-watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta finally started to pay off. Helen has been with the company for over three years, writing about reality TV and specialising in USA and UK content. Outside of work you’ll find her rustling up Nigella’s latest recipes, or at the beach walking her dog.

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