Emily Booth is more popularly known as the glamorous, dark-haired TV presenter of The Horror Channel.
Emily was born in Chester, England in 1976 but grew up in Hastings, East Sussex. Her paternal great grandfather built one of the first cinemas in the UK in Cornwall. It is now a garage, but still has a plaque on the wall marking its significance. Emily studied for 3 A levels and a BA in media and film degree at Goldsmiths College, University of London. While she was a student she earned money busking in the street playing the violin and sang on Eurotrash. She once worked in PR for the London based Salvation Films. She used to be an avid animal rights campaigner and keeps pet rats.
In 2011 she gave birth to her first child, Betty Seren Booth-Walters.
Emily is known for her roles in such cult films as Pervirella, Cradle of Fear, Evil Aliens, and BAFTA nominated short film Inferno. She also appeared in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriquez’s double header Grindhouse (2007) in the mock trailer “Don’t”, by Edgar Wright (director of Shaun of the Dead).
Emily was also the host of several Channel 4 and satellite television shows. She co-presented and co-wrote video game review show BITS for two years. She was a segment presenter on Channel 4 flagship morning show The Big Breakfast, and also presented on the gameshow Banzai for E4. Other shows she worked on include L!VE TV’s Blue Review, paintball challenge show Mission: Paintball, Threesome and Demolition.
Emily has presented several television programmes related to cult films, including OUT There on five and Shock Movie Massacre on Bravo. Emily is a presenter on Eat Cinema, interviewing A-list Hollywood stars on The Buzz and hosting her own show First Night Bites. She also hosted the now defunct Quiz Night Live, a premium rate call-in quiz show, shown on satellite/Freeview channel Ftn. She is presents The Match on the on XLeague.tvchannel. In 2007 she joined Zone Horror where she works as a presenter and continuity announcer.
She was among the guests at the 2009 Festival of Fantastic Films in Manchester and announced the results of the Delta Film Award. She also hosted GoreZone Magazine’s Weekend of Horror and is the official poster girl for the magazine. GoreZone Magazine will launch a DVD cover mount starring Emily Booth each month from December 2009.
Emily introduces film premieres on her very own Horror Booth most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays on The Horror Channel. This is a fun and often naughty film prelude to get the audience in the mood for the film premiere, and Emily will often find interesting information on the film to give you additional insider knowledge. Tune in to The Horror Booth most Wednesday and weekends before the10.55 movie on Horror Sky 319 Virgin 170 and Freesat 138!