How it began…
Pat presented his first daytime show 35 years ago for BBC Radio 1 at just twenty years of age back in 1982. Following a year on the air, plus numerous ‘Top of the Pops’ TV appearances, he then went on to host mid mornings at 95.8 Capital FM for a decade. Along the way, he picked up a gold Sony award whilst also notching up 7 hit singles and raising over £300,000 for charity as part of the infamous Stock Aitken Waterman duo ‘Pat & Mick’. He then took his mid-morning slot to #1 again at Heart London.
Over the years his radio shows have been broadcast on Radio 1 – Capital – Heart – Smooth and also on BFBS for our troops worldwide, along with in-flight entertainment aboard Swissair & Virgin.
On TV Pat hosted the now cult rated ITV show FunHouse for a decade along with other ITV shows including the Saturday morning spectacular ‘What’s Up Doc?’ ’10 Sharp’ ‘The Gala Opening of Disneyland Paris’ plus Sky One’s ‘UK Top 40’.
Pat was also the pioneer host of Sky Channel’s first pop video programmes (Skytrax) seen across Europe in 40M homes via satellite throughout the 80’s
He won the DJ edition of ‘The Weakest Link’ raising £13K for charity. His appearance on Channel 4’s ‘The Games’ earned him great respect from viewers and fellow contestants alike. Pat has also starred in ‘Celebrity Come Dine With Me’ Ch 4 ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ BBC 2 ‘Who’s Doing The Dishes’ ITV. He has even had acting cameo roles in the movie ‘Superman Requiem’ and in the E4 sitcom ‘Drifters’ plus Paramount Comedy’s ‘Staff Room’
In 2011 Pat Sharp swapped life behind the microphone for life in the jungle as he joined ITV’s ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’ Pat joined US actress Stefanie Powers, Mark Wright, Dougie from McFly and Willie Carson amongst others. After the most successful and talked about series for many years Pat emerged from the jungle after competing with Fatima Whitbread in one of the most gruelling Bush Tucker trials ever.
Recently he has appeared on Eggheads BBC2 Coach Trip Ch 4 Britain’s Got More Talent ITV 2 Pointless Celebrities BBC1 The Mcfly Show ITV 30 Years Of CITV
Pat has been a regular contributor on Sky News Sunrise & Good Morning Britain. He has also guested on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown The Last Leg ITV’s fundraiser Text Santa & The Gadget Show. Pat hosts regular music shows on Now 80’s / Chilled 90’s on Sky and appeared with Russell Howard in the BBC2 short film ‘A Gert Lush Christmas’. He has recently made various cameo roles on the 2019 series of ‘Through The Keyhole’ with Keith Lemon / ITV.
On both TV & radio he has voiced commercials for Pampers, Warner Bros Cinemas, Sodastream, Rice Krispies Squares, The Daily Mail, Branston Pickle & Surf. He also hosts many live PA’s and corporate events across the UK, and plays for tourists in Mallorca, Ibiza and Austria along with his now world famous DJ sets at retro nights in Norway, Oman & Dubai. He was the DJ of choice for Ant & Dec’s joint 40th birthday party at The Roof Gardens in London
Currently he broadcasts across the UK on Bauer Media’s Greatest Hits Radio, along with his three national radio shows heard each week in Norway on P 8 Pop
With almost 40 years live TV, radio and hosting experience, Pat still attracts more and more new fans both old and young alike and has 53K+ followers on Twitter @patsharp Instagram @mrpatsharp.