Andi Peters Biography
Andi Peters is one of the UKs best loved presenters – best known for his stint in the Broom Cupboard, he also created the award-winning T4, and is a consummate and experienced awards host and media trainer.
London-born Andi Peters got his first taste of broadcasting in the school holidays when he worked on Saturday mornings on an in-store radio station. At the age of 17, Andi wrote his first job application letter to the producer of Freetime and landed a job as presenter of a 16 week outside broadcast programme on ITV.
In March 1989 Andi was offered a job presenting But First This (BBC) before moving on to present CBBC 2, a kids magazine programme. As well as presenting The O Zone, Andi spent two and a half years in the Broom Cupboard, linking the Children’s programmes on BBC1. Other programmes he worked on were Take Two, TNT, EEK and the highly acclaimed children’s consumer programme Short Change.
Andi presented the prestigious Smash Hits Awards from 1993-5, and was voted Top Personality on TV for two consecutive years. He also co-presented Children In Need 1993 and 1994 with Terry Wogan. In 1995 Andi co-presented the Friday evening adult light entertainment programme Good Fortune. From 1993 onwards Andi produced and directed The O Zone and CBBC specials and finished presenting his third series of BBC1’s flagship Saturday morning show Live & Kicking in Spring ‘96.
Andi left the BBC in 1996 after signing an exclusive producer / presenter deal with LWT. During this time, Andi presented The Noise and The Weekend Show and Produced, Gladiators: Train 2 Win; An Audience with the Spice Girls and The Boyzone TV Special. Next Andi joined Channel 4 and took on the venerable title of Commissioning Editor, Children and Young People where he created the award winning T4. Whilst at Channel 4, Andi continued presenting the prime time series Andi Meets…., one on one in-depth interviews with celebrities including Ricky Martin, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Gary Barlow. One of his special interviews, Andi Meets Toy Story 2, led to Andi playing a cameo role as a character in the movie itself!
Still presenting Andi Meets…, Celebrity, Eden and Rich and Famous, Andi produced An Audience with Kylie, Record of the Year and the highly successful cutting edge drama As If.
Andi is also the man responsible for the media training of various artists including Spice Girls and Westlife.
In 2002, Andi fulfilled a life long dream to join Capital FM to co-present “Hit Music Sunday” & later went on to present the Weekend Breakfast Shows. He also regularly presented Celebrity Extra and became Executive Editor, Popular Music for BBC Television where he over saw their music output, including Top of the Pops.
September 2005 marked Andi’s return to presenting when he joined the team of BBC1’s hit show “City Hospital” with Ainsley Harriot and Nadia Sawalha. In October 20005 he travelled to Melbourne Australia to film two BBC1 specials marking the 20th Anniversary of “Neighbours”.
In 2006 Andi undertook one of the biggest challenges of his life when he took part in the ITV1 hit show “Dancing On Ice“ although he was knocked out in week 2, his appearance created such a stir that it led to him hosting a daily spin off show, “Dancing on Ice Extra” for the duration of the show run.
Andi’s most recent adventure was to appear as a contestant in Celebrity Masterchef where he showed off his culinary skills, made the final, but was pipped at the post!
Andi Peters - television and radio presenter, with a wealth of knowledge which makes him an experienced producer and executive on television and an expert at media training and internal communications
- Media Training
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26th November 2012
Andi Peters has switched the Broom Cupboard for the gym!
24th May 2013
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26th May 2011
Britain’s most exciting writers, filmmakers, comedians, politicians and musicians are headed to the Welsh town of Hay-On-Wye for the annual Guardian literary festival.
17th May 2011
The Guardian has compiled a list of Britain’s top 300 intellectuals. Amongst the newspaper’s register of public figures leading the UK’s cultural discourse, are a handful of Speakers Corner’s elite. Amongst the iIntellectuals are authors, economists, historians, journalists, lawyers, philosophers, policy advisers, politicians, religious leaders, and scientists.
11th June 2013
This year’s Ted Global conference is taking place in Edinburgh at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. Some of the world’s most accomplished speakers will take to the stage to talk about the political, economic and environmental issues that we face in today’s society.
3rd June 2013
The Stoke Newington Literary Festival is back in June for its fourth year running, today’s brightest thinkers will come together to share insights, stories, debates and opinions with audiences.
30th May 2013
TED Curator and keynote speaker, Chris Anderson, has given his advice and knowledge on how to give a killer presentation.
29th May 2013
TV presenter and Entrepreneur, Cleo Rocos has taken the Tequila world by storm after releasing her own range of Tequila, called AquaRiva tequila.
30th April 2013
Self-help books are increasingly popular among the British public than ever before and an increased number of us are turning to self help books in the hope that they will solve lives problems.
18th April 2013
Business speaker and one of the UK’s leading sports executives, Mike Forde has compared the ideas and practices used in professional football to those used in business environments.
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