First Female Television Announcer 80th Anniversary Thimble

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The first female television announcer was a lady called Elizabeth Cowell, making her debut on 31 August 1936. She was one of three BBC Television Service presenters, along with Jasmine Bligh and Leslie Mitchell. Due to the Second World War the television service had a seven-year hiatus and Cowell returned upon resumption of the service.

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The first female television announcer was a lady called Elizabeth Cowell, making her debut on 31 August 1936. She was one of three BBC Television Service presenters, along with Jasmine Bligh and Leslie Mitchell. Due to the Second World War the television service had a seven-year hiatus and Cowell returned upon resumption of the service.