Jamie Theakston

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Jamie Theakston (born 21 December 1970 in Ditchling, East Sussex) is an English television and radio presenter, producer and actor.

Education

Theakston was educated at two independent schools: the preparatory school of Hurstpierpoint College near the village of Hurstpierpoint in West Sussex, followed by Lancing College in the village of Lancing, also in West Sussex. He then attended BHASVIC in Hove, followed by the University of North London, where he studied for a degree in business studies. Whilst at university, he read traffic bulletins on BBC GLR as he wanted to get into sports reporting.

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Radio

Before embarking on a broadcasting career, he worked for auctioneers Christies, and was going to study art history at the Courtauld Institute. After undertaking football and cricket reports for both GLR and Radio 5 Live, he was spotted by the BBC's head of sport and presented GLR's Saturday Sport Show at the age of 23. He then presented numerous shows for Radio 5 Live including Sportscall, The Jamie Theakston Cricket Show and Sport on Wednesday. Theakston joined Radio 1 in April 1999 to present the Sunday Lunch show. He fronted the 'One Big Sunday' events during 2000. He moved to a Saturday morning slot in 2002.

He left Radio 1 in 2002 to pursue an acting career, his last show being broadcast on 28 September. He joined Heart 106.2, a London...
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