Pat Sharp presented his first daytime show for BBC Radio 1 at just twenty years of age back in 1982. Following a year on air, plus numerous Top of the Pops appearances, he then went on to host mid mornings at 95.8 Capital FM London for a decade.
Along the way he picked up a gold Sony award whilst also notching up five hit singles and raising over £300K 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 & Sky One's UK Top 40. Pat was also the pioneer host of Sky Channel’s first pop video shows (Skytrax) seen across Europe in 40 million homes via satellite throughout the 80s.
In 2011, Pat Sharp swapped life behind the microphone for the jungle in Australia, as he joined I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here teaming up with US actress Stefanie Powers & Mark Wright 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 grueling Bush Tucker trials ever, remember the cockroach up the nose incident?!
More recently he’s appeared on Eggheads, Coach Trip, Britain’s Got More Talent, Pointless Celebrities, The Mcfly Show & 30 Years of CITV.
Pat has been a regular contributor on Sky News Sunrise, Good Morning Britain & BBC Breakfast. 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 70s 80s & 90s on Sky and appeared with Russell Howard in the BBC2 short film A Gert Lush Christmas. He made cameo roles galore on Through the Keyhole with Keith Lemon plus on Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back and more recently he was seen spinning around The Wheel with Michael McIntyre on BBC1 prime time Saturday night TV.
He was support act for the Bros reunion gigs at the O2 London and he toured as warm up for Nile Rodgers summer gigs. He’s the compere of the UK’s largest retro festival ‘Let’s Rock’ plus he plays yearly at the Snowbombing festival in Austria.
On both TV & radio he’s voiced commercials for Pampers, Warner Bros Cinemas, Sodastream, Rice Krispies Squares, The Daily Mail, Branston Pickle, Snickers & Surf. He also hosts numerous corporate events across the UK and plays his world-famous DJ sets all over the country plus further afield in Mallorca, Ibiza, Norway, Oman & Dubai. He was the DJ of choice for Ant & Dec’s joint 40th birthday party at The Roof Gardens in London.
He broadcasts nationally for Bauer Media’s Greatest Hits Radio, along with his weekly national radio show in Norway on P 8 Pop.
On both TV & radio he’s voiced commercials for Pampers, Warner Bros Cinemas, Sodastream, Rice Krispies Squares, The Daily Mail, Branston Pickle, Snickers & Surf. In 2021, Pat was hired to promote Walkers Quavers new flavours, by starring in their commercial as well as performing the voice over.
Pat has also written his first book Re-Run the Fun / My Life as Pat Sharp published by Little Brown, which continues to smash sales both in print and also the audio book version that Pat narrated himself. It’s a spoof memoir that’s been really well received with readers and the media alike.
Celebrating 40 years of live TV, radio and hosting experience, Pat Sharp still attracts more and more new fans both old and young alike.