No. 137 – Angela Rippon

Angela Rippon image ©BBC 1976

Unnamed BBC newsreader drawn by Jesús Blasco (1919–1995) from prog 1’s (1977) Invasion! written by Pat Mills v former BBC newsreader Angela Rippon

Angela May Rippon CBE[1] became a regular BBC news presenter in 1975, and was the first female journalist to permanently present the BBC national television news.


  1. British chivalric order: Most Excellent Order of the British Empire