Judy Fin­ni­gan signs off from her TV­ca­reer

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

Judy Fin­ni­gan has ended her TV ca­reer, ac­cord­ing to her daugh­ter Chloe Made­ley.

The pre­sen­ter, 70, is best known for be­ing one half of TV duo Richard and Judy with hus­band Richard Made­ley, along with whom she hosted ITV’s flag­ship day­time pro­gramme This Morn­ing from 1988 un­til 2001.

The cou­ple’s daugh­ter Chloe said: “My mum is done with TV and if she went back to it I don’t think it would make her happy.

“She wants to con­cen­trate on other things, such as her health and our fam­ily.”

Chloe, 30, added: “My dad is still in the mix on

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TV. I love watch­ing him do what he does best and I love lis­ten­ing to him.”

Af­ter quit­ting This Morn­ing, the cou­ple moved to Chan­nel 4 in 2001, where they had a 5pm chat show called Richard and Judy.

The pro­gramme moved to the chan­nel Watch in 2008, but ended in 2009.

In 2014, Fin­ni­gan be­came a pan­el­list on ITV’s Loose Women, ap­pear­ing sev­eral times un­til 2015, but in re­cent years she has been largely ab­sent from the small screen.

Made­ley, 62, has ap­peared as a re­lief pre­sen­ter on Chan­nel 5’s The Wright Stuff in re­cent years and is also a stand-in host on ITV’s Good Morn­ing Bri­tain.

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