Mark Rhodes

Mark Rhodes is one half of the hugely popular TV presenting duo Sam and Mark. The pair have come a long way since Pop Idol in 2003, coming 2nd and 3rd respectively. It was whilst filming backstage VT’s that their friendship began and the dynamic between Sam & Mark was sparked.

Mark is probably best-known for presenting 8 series of Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up (CBBC) for which the pair received two Children’s BAFTA’s for Best Presenters and a Children’s BAFTA for best entertainment format. The duo has most recently presented the BBC reboot of Crackerjack. Firm family favourites with a wealth of credits, the duo have also hosted hugely popular shows including Level Up, TMi, Copycats, Junior Bake Off and Match of the Day: Can You Kick It to name but a few. Alongside their TV success, Sam and Mark have also published three children’s books The Adventures of Long Arm, The Adventure of Long Arm vs The Evil Supply Teacher and the picture book The Stink Before Christmas.