Nick Knowles

Here's That Controversial BBC Pay List In Full

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

The BBC has released details on how much its top earners were paid over the last year. The corporation had already defended its “incredible record o...

'DIY SOS' Star Nick Knowles Splits From Wife Of Three Years

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘DIY SOS’ star Nick Knowles has announced he has split from his wife of three years. The 53-year-old presenter said the couple’s 18-month-old...

The BBC Needs Your Help To Build Homes For Military Veterans In Manchester

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

The BBC construction programme "DIY SOS" is to embark on its biggest project ever by turning 62 properties in east Manchester into modern homes fit fo...

Nick Knowles Reveals 'Top Gear' Talks

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘DIY SOS’ host Nick Knowles has revealed he has been approached to take over from Jeremy Clarkson on ‘Top Gear’. SEE ALSO: First Look At J...

Making Little Miracles Happen for Children In Need

Nick Knowles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Nick Knowles

Normally the DIY SOS team has nine days to transform an existing two or three bedroom house and add on something like an extension in that time but this would be on a totally different scale. We realised that completely recreating a brand new centre for Little Miracles would be our biggest ever challenge. The 'BBC Children in Need Big Build' quickly became known as the 'Million Pound Build' in the office. The main contractor quoted us a budget of £1 million and informed us that a job of this size and detail would take nine months to complete...

Don't Compare Olympians and Footballers

Doron Salomon | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Sport
Doron Salomon

It's that time of the four year cycle that Olympic athletes get compared to our more regular, familiar, stars. As comparisons go, it's hugely unfair. Predominantly it's footballers, but the prima donna attitude of other stars such as Kevin Pietersen has seen sportsmen in a whole variety of disciplines compared too.

Caroline Frost

Nick Knowles: 'I Have No Attachment To My House, It's Just A Wardrobe' | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

“I have no attachment to my house. I see my home as a wardrobe that I have to have so that I can run in and drop a bag on my way through to somewher...

Bath: The Forgotten Blitz

Nick Knowles | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Nick Knowles

War is a terrible thing, but by its nature it puts people in extreme situations where history has shown us that they display an incredible strength of human spirit. I'd like to think that I would have been as brave as the people of Bath, but I doubt I would've been.