Anne Hegerty

'The Governess' on ITV's The Chase

Anne Hegerty is a regular contestant on the ITV hit show The Chase. Most recognised for being ‘The Governess‘, Hegerty stars on the original lineup in the UK and also works as a chaser on the Australia version of the show. As well as being a star of The Chase, Hegerty has also made appearances on a number of other quiz shows, including Mastermind, Fifteen to One, Today’s The Day, Are You an Egghead? and Brain of Britain.

In October of 2016, Hegerty ranked 55th in the World Quizzing Championships. Prior to this, in 2013, Hegerty competed in the Bolton Premier Quiz league to become Brain of Bolton for the second time.

In December of 2014, Hegerty appeared in the Pantomime, Cinderella, as the wicked stepmother at The Grange Theatre, Northwich. In December of 2015, Hegerty as Fleshcreep in the Pantomime; Jack and The Bean Stalk. This particular production was booked in for three different theatres. In Easter of 2016, Hegerty appeared as the Enchantress in the pantomime Beauty and The Beast, alongside Keith Chegwin and Basil Brush, at The Palace Theatre, Redditch, which sold out, as well as other venues.

In a recent interview, Hegerty stated that she has Asperger Syndrome, which she was diagnosed with in 2005. A brilliant motivational speaker and event host, Anne Hegerty is a prime example of just what one person can achieve. Alongside her condition, Hegerty has managed to be successful by being extremely committed and resilient.

To book Anne Hegerty to make a personal appearance at your next corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

Watch The Governess in action on The Chase, here: