Nick Knowles
Agent(s): Sophie Laurimore

For the last 20 years, Nick has been the face of BBC DIY SOS, which is now the channel’s most watched and longest running prime time factual series. Now in its 22nd year, DIY SOS continues to recruit friends, family and local trades to improve the homes and lives of families across Britain. He is one of the UK’s highest rated TV presenters and is also an RTS award-winning writer.

Over the past decade, Nick has hosted BBC1 prime time Saturday night quiz shows such as Break the SafeSecret Fortune and Who Dares Wins. In 2018, he appeared as a contestant in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, winning a new legion of ITV fans. He has appeared across an extensive list of formats for over 30 years now, spanning news, factual, factual entertainment and entertainment.

After three series of the hit renovation show Big House Clearout for Channel 5, Nick has been busy filming some exciting programmes for C5 over the past few years. Including a two-parter called Into the Grand Canyon, Amazing Railway Adventures, and Into Death Valley which were all released in March 2023. More recently, in 2024 Nick released two new series: The Mighty Mississippi, and Nick Knowles in South America. It was also recently announced that DIY SOS will be returning to BBC 1 once more, with Nick as presenter.



Nick Knowles in South America, 2024 (Channel 5)

The Mighty Mississippi with Nick Knowles, 2024 (Channel 5)

Amazing Railway Adventures with Nick Knowles, 2023 (Channel 5)

The Grand Canyon with Nick Knowles, 2023 (Channel 5)

Into Death Valley with Nick Knowles, 2023 (Channel 5)

Children in Need, 2022 (BBC)

Nick Knowles’ Big House Clearout, 2021 – Present (Channel 5)

Close Calls: On Camera, 2014- Present (BBC One)

DIY SOS The Big Build, 1999 – Present (BBC)

Nick Knowles Heritage Rescue, 2021 (Discovery +)

Home is Where the Art is, 2019 – 2020 (BBC)

I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, 2018, 6th place (ITV 1)

Mind Over Marathon, 2017 (BBC)

The Retreat, 2016 (BBC)

5 Star Family Reunion, 2015 – 2016 (BBC)

Break The Safe, 2013 – 2014 (BBC)

Perfection, 2011 – 2015 (BBC)

Secret Fortune, 2011 – 2012 (BBC)

Guesstimation, 2009 (BBC)

Last Choir Standing, 2008 (BBC)

Who Dares Wins, 2007 – 2019 (BBC)

Real Rescues, 2007 – 2011, 2013 (BBC)

Mission Africa, 2007 (BBC)

Saving Planet Earth, 2007 (BBC)

The Big Day, 2007 (BBC)

Sport Relief, 2004 (BBC)