Nick Knowles

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.