The Get Fresh
Presenters, Still Fresh Today?
Despite being older & greyer all of the team
continued to work on
TV, in film, or in the theatre. The chances are that most of you will have seen
at least some of their work.
Gaz Top – Main Presenter twitter.com/GarethJonesTV
Dropped the name Gaz Top after Get Fresh and continued
to present on TV and radio as Gareth Jones. A diverse range of
shows including it ITV1's How 2, BBC1's Tomorrow's World
and Channel 4's Over The Moon, (one of many programmes he has also
co-produced). Directed 3 series of GamePad for Bravo. Currently running production company WhizzBang
TV who make radio doccmentarries and media for museums worldwide, appearing in The Tommy Cooper Show and producing car podcast GarethJones On Speed
Charlotte Hindle – Main Presenter twitter.com/charlottehindl1
Went on to appear in Gilbert's
Fridge, then hosted The 8:15 From Manchester, director on Why
Don't You....? Currently directing and producing for ITV's My Favourite Hymns and Songs Of Praise.
Gian Sammarco – Main Presenter
In 1997 Gian returned to the part that he was most famous for (Adrian
Mole) in The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole, later he appeared in Jackson
Pace: The Great Years. Press Gang and Dr Who. Currently
believed to be working as a psychiatric nurse in Northampton.
Phil Cornwell – The Voice of Gilbert the Alien twitter.com/gilbertthealien
Performed and co-wrote Gilbert's two spin-off series Gilbert's Fridge and Gilbert's
Late. Phil has performed in TV dramas such as Gormanghast on BBC1 and
live theatre such as Journey's End in the West End. Phil is best known nowadays
as an acomplished actor & impressionist and star of BBC1's Dead Ringers and BBC2's Stella
John Eccleston – Gilbert Puppeteer
Presented Brill for ITV later performed as one of the Wolves in What's
Up Docand Wolf It, one of The Leprechauns for Live &
Kicking. More recently, The Hoobs and Rigel in Farscape and Rattus Rattus in Horrible Histories.
Richard Coombs – Gilbert Puppeteer
Continued to work for Spitting Image and Jim Henson. Operated the Polar Bear
puppet in the movie, The Snow Queen.
Michael Basset – Get Wild, Animal Presenter twitter.com/MJ_Bassett
Operated the puppet, Scally the Dog for ITV but recently wrote and
directed a number of big-screen movies, Deathwatch, Solomon Kane, Strike Back, Silent Hill: Reveleation, Ash vs Evil Dead. Currently known as MJ Bassett and identifies as transgender.
Carmen Pryce – Get Sweaty, Sports Presenter
Had a brief spell as a Tomorrow's World presenter,
educational programmes for BBC Schools. Currently an editor at The University Of Cambridge.
Andy Smart – Vicious Boys twitter.com/andycsp
The Vicious Boys presented C4's American Football coverage for
a while, but spilt-up in 1990. Andy is a member of the celebrated Comedy
Angelo Abela – Vicious Boys
Appeared alongside Nobby The Sheep in The Ghost Train. Currently
directs and writes drama & comedy for ITV & Channel 4 including Holllyoakes.