Victoria Coren Mitchells adult film past and love life fears before motherhood

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    BBC's Only Connect host Victoria Coren Mitchell has a rather racy past job – it has been revealed.

    Victoria, 51, is married to Peep Show star David Mitchell, 49, and the couple share two children together. But before she was wed, Victoria had a rather juicy job in the bunker.

    Before motherhood, Victoria explored a rather interesting career path and was once the producer of a porn film alongside her pal Charlie Skelton – which some fans may be surprised to know. Broadcaster Victoria has many strings to her bow and is also a professional poker player had first took on the X-rated job at The Erotic Review magazine for "a bit of fun".

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    However, she believed she could do something better than what she had witnessed and try it out for herself. Charlie and Victoria then flew to Amsterdam to put an amateur cast together for their film titled The Naughty Twins which she says was screened for "friends, colleagues and some blokes off the telly".

    Talking to The Independent, Victoria said her aim was to "treat the actors like people rather than pieces of meat". However, her new job wasn't accepted by her family as they were worried about her safety and were concerned she could end up in "danger" despite only ever being behind the camera.

    She jokingly explained how she eventually managed to talk her mum around by sending her "postcards explaining that the only muscleman in our movie had a day job as a floral greetings card designer". Victoria was left questioning what her future partners would think about her porn industry experience.

    She said: "Men I've spoken to since have tended to be delighted rather than shocked, but this is more scary than reassuring." The star has been married to David since 2010, so he clearly has no qualms about her past.

    She revealed that she was set up by David Baddiel and thought about marrying him just hours into meeting for the first time. Victoria previously said: "He specifically said to me, 'There’s David Mitchell over there…

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    "I think you should probably marry him, I’ll get the ball rolling by introducing you'. I thought that was ridiculous but, a couple of hours later, I thought I would probably marry him."

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