Sandi Toksvig is a well-known writer, comedian and presenter. She began her comedy career at Girton College, Cambridge University, where she wrote and performed in the first all-woman show at the Footlights. Sandi performed at the first night of The Comedy Store in London and was part of the famous improvisational comedy team, The Comedy Store Players.
She has appeared on a variety of tv programmes including Mock the Week, QI and Have I Got News For You. Sandi is a familiar voice for BBC Radio 4 listeners, as the chair of The News Quiz, and was the main presenter of its travel programme Excess Baggage.