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Denise Robertson

MBE, DL
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Robertson at Durham railway station in 2015
Born
Margaret Denise Broderick

9 June 1932
Sunderland, County Durham, England
Died 31 March 2016 (aged 83)
Royal Marsden Hospital
London, England
Cause of death Pancreatic cancer
Resting place Sunderland Minster
Nationality British
Occupation Writer, television broadcaster, agony aunt
Years active 1985–2016
Employer ITV
Known for Agony aunt role on This Morning
Spouse(s) Alexander Inkster "Alex" Robertson
(m. 1960–1972, his death)
John "Jack" Tomlin
(m. 1973–1995, his death)
Bryan Thubron
(m. 1997–2016; her death)
Children Mark Alexander Robertson (born 1962)

Denise Robertson MBE, DL (9 June 1932 – 31 March 2016) was a British writer and television broadcaster. She made her television debut as the presenter of the Junior Advice Line segment of the BBC's Breakfast Time programme in 1985. She was best known as the resident agony aunt on the ITV show This Morning from its first ever broadcast on 3 October 1988 until her death in 2016.

Robertson died from pancreatic cancer at Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England, aged 83.


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