Dancing on Ice (announcer)
Take Your Pick (voiceover)
Think Tank (announcer)
One of the most recognisable voices on television, John started his career in the late 1970s on local and national radio, including stints at Radio 1 and Capital Radio. He is best remembered for his dramatic voiceovers on Gladiators, and a pleasant three years helming the BBC daytime quizzer Four Square. He has represented voiceover artists, musicial artistes and presenters, and co-founded the showbiz agent Blackburn Sachs Associates.
He describes his voice as "Mid Atlantic, Range 25-60". So now you know.
His father is actor Andrew Sachs, best known for playing Manuel in Fawlty Towers and voice-overing about 18,291 animal documentaries. No, make that 18,292.
He produced The Commentators' (i.e. Rory Bremner's) hit single "N-N-Nineteen (Not Out)" under the pseudonym Joe Quick.