Anne Josephine Robinson (born 26 September 1944) is an English television presenter and journalist, known for her assertive views and acerbic style of presenting. She was one of the presenters on the long-running British series Watchdog from to before returning in She gained notoriety as the hostess of the BBC television game show The Weakest Link which has earned her the nickname "Queen of Mean". She finished presenting The Weakest Link in
is a British theatre, television, and film director perhaps best known for her work on British television. She earned BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for directing the first half of the BBC miniseries Blackpool. In 2009, Robinson completed work on her first feature film, the American Touchstone Pictures film The Last Song.