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Denise Robertson

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Robertson at Durham railway station in 2015
Margaret Denise Broderick

9 June 1932
Sunderland, County Durham, England[1]
Died31 March 2016 (aged 83)
Cause of deathPancreatic cancer
Resting placeSunderland Minster
OccupationWriter, television broadcaster, agony aunt
Years active1985–2016
Known forAgony 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)
ChildrenMark 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.[3]

Robertson died from pancreatic cancer at Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England, aged 83.[4]


  1. "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  2. "Episode of 'This Morning'". ITV Studios. STV. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  3. " Denise also appears on Celebrity Big Brother and Big Brother Bit On The Side.Denise Robertson", Retrieved 15 November 2013
  4. Agius, Nicola. "This Morning agony aunt Denise Robertson has died aged 83 from pancreatic cancer". Retrieved 2016-04-01. 

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