Anne is one of the Chasers on ITV’s quiz show The Chase. She is known as The Governess on the show and has also been given the nickname of Frosty Knickers by the presenter Bradley Walsh.
Anne is a former journalist and has also made appearances on a number of other quiz shows including Mastermind, 15 to 1, Today’s the Day, Are You an Egghead? and Brain of Britain. She is also one of the Chasers on the Australian version of the show on the Seven Network.
Glass of Bubbly Interview
Where’s the most memorable place you’ve enjoyed a Glass of Bubbly?
You never forget as a kid, being allowed to drink half a glass at a wedding, do you? It makes you feel so grown up!
Which is your favourite Champagne or sparkling wine?
I’m a connoisseur of pre-war jazz and I’m fascinated by Jelly Roll Morton, who loved the high life (there’s a chapter in his autobiography called ‘Diamonds Pinned to my Underwear’). His favourite Champagne was Mumm’s Extra Dry, so that’d be my pick.
What does Champagne mean to you?
D: Enjoying great company
Anne Hegerty has been teetotal since she was 18 because she doesn’t like the taste but also doesn’t approve of miserable hatched-faced anti-booze campaigners.