Lauren Layfield


Lauren is a highly experienced TV presenter, journalist and radio DJ, starting her day waking up the nation’s early risers from 4am – 6am on Capital’s Early Breakfast show. You’ll also see her on The One Show on BBC One, covering a range of topical and current affairs stories, especially female centric topics, such as drink spiking, backstreet Botox and cyber-flashing.

As a DJ, Lauren has performed across the festival circuit from All Points East to British Summer Time at Hyde Park. Commercial DJ clients have included brands such as Tinder x Love Island, ASICS, Vaseline and regular sets for SuperDry. She’s also entertained the crowds at events like the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Lauren’s career was launched in 2014 on CBBC, where she spent eight years at the helm of some of the biggest entertainment shows on the channel. She fronted four series of the BAFTA-winning makeover format The Dengineers, interviewed the biggest pop acts on weekly music show The Playlist and became the solo host of comedy panel show The Dog Ate My Homework – a role previously held by comedian Iain Stirling. All of this was alongside going live on weekday afternoons on CBBC HQ, making her one of the channel’s most recognisable faces.

Lauren has also fronted two documentaries for CBBC, one most recently on the subject of sexism and the other, 'Let's Talk About Periods', has recently been nominated for an International Emmy Award.

Other TV and radio credits of note include Match of the Day, MOTDx, The Premier League, Gfinity’s FIFA Elite Series, Woman’s Hour, Celebrity Mastermind, BBC 5Live and Children in Need.

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