Wednesday April 1, 2020

‘Go after your dream, and find another one if it doesn’t work out’

Former reality contestant turned TV executive Anna Nolan has found a creative space to call her own, writes Catherine Healy

13th November, 2016
Anna Nolan: ‘Doors were opened to me as a result of Big Brother, and I didn’t just walk through those doors, I ran through them’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

Sixteen years have passed since a Rialto-raised former trainee nun joined the first batch of entrants to the Big Brother house. The woman in question, Anna Nolan, tells me that taxi drivers still ask about her 64 days on the show.

Today, sitting in front of me in a Ranelagh café close to her office, she seems just as quietly self-assured as the 29-year-old who was watched by millions on a 24/7 feed back in the...

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