Lorraine Kelly’s most outrageous and funniest moments ahead of 35th anniversary

Lorraine Kelly is celebrating a sensational 35th anniversary in broadcasting.

To mark the very special occasion, Monday's Lorraine will be packed full of surprises to commemorate the much-loved Scottish presenter's big day.

The action-packed show will include newly created opening credits, celebrity guests, a montage of some of the highlights of her TV career and a look at some of her most daring fashion moments.

From out of this world interviews to on-screen slips up – Lorraine has been entertaining the nation for 35 years and been awarded three lifetime achievement awards this year.

To celebrate this milestone in broadcast journalism, here is a look at some of Lorraine's mot memorable moments:

Celebrity superfans

The Queen of Breakfast TV has interviewed a whole host of famous faces during her 35 year reign.

She was once serenaded live on air by Jurassic Park star Jeff Goldblum from the banks of the Thames.

And talk show royalty Oprah Winfrey showered her with praise during their interview.

She said: “You’re such a good interviewer, do you know how you’re a good interviewer? When it doesn’t feel like an interview!”

Hollywood legend Tom Hanks once ribbed her over her Scottish accent, saying: "Your fabulous voice! It’s like little happy Scot is going to make us feel good about everything lovely."

Pitch Perfect actress Anna Kendrick said: “Can I say how much better you’ve made all morning TV for me now.”

Hilarious on-screen slip ups

There are bound to have been a few slip ups on-screen over Lorraine's 35 years in the business.

One time she was walking across the studio and speaking to the camera when she missed a step and fell over live on air.

She says: "I had high heels on and I was introducing my next guest, Jane Asher. I fell down flat on my face, ripped all my tights and my knees were bleeding. So I sat and did an interview with Jane with my knees bleeding like a seven-year-old."

The TV host had more issues with footwear when she tried to wear a pair of the Spice Girls' trademark platform shoes.

Lorraine explains: “I was interviewing the Spice Girls and they gave me a pair of giant platforms to wear. I did a high kick and showed my underpants – clean, white Marks & Spencer ones, thank you very much.”

Outrageous outfits

Lorraine is always willing to put on a hilarious costume while presenting her daytime show.

Over the years she has dressed up as Ab Fab’s Eddie, Mrs. Claus, Lady Gaga and an Irish dancer.

Lozza has also Lorraine has ridden on a blow up unicorn with Dr. Hilary Jones and danced to 'Baby Shark’ with fashion guru Mark Heyes.

She even impressed actress Lunda Carter when she dressed up as Wonder Woman for a heroic interview.

Lynda joked: "I have been known by the character of Wonder Woman for 35 years and all that time I have never seen anybody do that! You go girl! Fabulous! I love it, it’s the best thing I’ve ever seen, I love it."

Who can forget when Lorraine stripped off to dance on the bank of the Thames to Maroon 5's 'Moves Like Jagger' at the age off 55.

Nerves of steel in daunting challenges

Over the years Lorraine has proven that nothing seems to faze her while completing epic challenges.

The thrill-seeker has taken a zip wire with the army and joined a group of celebrities trekking across an African desert for Comic Relief in 2011.

She also fulfilled a lifelong dream and proved that the sky’s the limit when she flew in a fighter jet.

Lorraine explained: "I remember telling my careers officer that I wanted to be a fighter pilot in the RAF. I got short shrift as this was the 70s and women weren’t exactly encouraged to fly."

The Scot has run four marathons (three in London and one in New York) to raise funds for breast cancer charities and the British Heart Foundation.

When she was invited to fly in a jet to mark Armed Forces Day in 2010 she said it was "one of these amazing experiences that money can’t buy. It was mind-blowing stuff".

Big name interviews

Lorraine always manages to scoop interviews with some of the biggest celebrities on the planet – and those that have gone beyond.

The presenter was buzzing when she met astronaut Buzz Aldrin for the first time

She explained: "It was unbelievable to actually get to talk to somebody like that because I’m a huge, huge fan… But it was the worst interview I’ve ever done. I just kept going ‘Oh my God, Oh my God.’ I was fan-girling over him."

One of Lorraine's favourite guests has to be George Clooney – and she once pretended she was on the phone to him liv eon air.

Admitting she has a soft spot for George, she said: "When I interviewed him I was struck by how self-deprecating and friendly he was to everyone."

Seasoned broadcaster Lorraine has also had some tough interviews, particularly when she spoke to House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey before there were public allegations against him.

She described him as: "Rude and dismissive not just to me, but to everybody in the room. He was very entitled and I was disappointed in him."

Clashing with Piers Morgan

Lorraine is one of the only people in the showbiz industry who isn't afraid to take on Piers Morgan.

The pair frequently exchange banter during the hand over from Good Morning Britain to Lorraine.

Earlier this year, outspoken Piers admitted he was pea green with envy when he found out about Lorraine’s second lifetime achievement award

The GMB host confessed: "There comes a point when there are only so many lifetime achievement awards I can stomach… and I have reached my limit."

But that didn’t stop him from presenting Lorraine with her third Outstanding Achievement gong at the recent TV Choice Awards.

Piers praised Lorraine’s “ferocious hard work and dedication” which he said made her like The Queen.

He added: "She’s been a consistently calming, cheering and sometimes consoling influence in our lives, someone who we can rely on whatever the weather or global turmoil.

"But as with Her Majesty, never make the mistake of underestimating her. Beneath that cheeky grin and sunny attitude lies a fiercely professional and experienced journalist who cut her reporting teeth on massive news stories like Dunblane and the Lockerbie disaster."

*Lorraine's special 35th anniversary show airs on Monday 30th September on ITV at 8.30am

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