Ellen Markwardt

Soap Writer

Ellen is a hardboiled TV journalist and Listings Sub Editor who's investigated the hottest must-watch stories for over a decade - leaving no dramas undetected, box sets unboxed or Corrie unwatched.

A not-so-secret quiz show fan, She has interviewed Bradley Walsh (will he ever return to the cobbles as Danny Baldwin?!), The Chasers and Fifteen-to-One’s Sandi Toksvig among others.

When Ellen’s not tinkering on the piano, smashing out a spin class or (ahem) attending parties in Richard Branson’s garden, you can find her graciously agreeing to selfies with famous faces at the Soaps Awards and the NTA’s, laughing with the likes of Graham Norton and a slew of soap stars.