Jeremy Spake

Jeremy Spake

Jeremy, known for his linguistic talent in Russian, first shot to fame in the outstandingly successful BBC One documentary series 'Airport', which in the UK regularly attracted more than 13 Million viewers during his time on the programme. Jeremy is well known to over 795 Million 'Airport' viewers across the globe in countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa, and has written the only book to ever accompany the series 'Jeremy's Airport', which sold more than 1,000 copies a week during it's first year of publication.

 

Jeremy gained a two year exclusive contract with BBC One giving him the opportunity to present a host of programmes including a live presentation from Moscow for the BBC's flagship 2000 Today programme, as well as co-presenting a week long live 'Happy Birthday EastEnders' celebrating 15 years of the series.

Jeremy has also been a regular presenter on the ever popular 'City Hospital' daytime show on BBC One, and was the only person to present on screen for the BBC's award winning documentary series 'Children's Hospital', when he reported from the St. Petersburg Regional Children's Hospital in Russia in 1999.

Jeremy's career to date has included two series of his own prime time BBC One series with the challenging title 'Toughest Job in Britain'. Both series regularly attracted a 34% audience share and the book he wrote to accompany the series proved enormously successful for its publishers Macmillan. Additionally, Jeremy hosts his own weekly live satirical programme for Russian Television examining Russia's politics with the world.

A growing portfolio of business activities continues to play a key role in Jeremy's life, as do his charity and media commitments both in the UK and beyond. Jeremy is as happy raising funds for one of his charities, or being on stage in pantomime as he is reporting on the serious issues of child care in Russia. His television and radio career to date, have demonstrated his flexible and versatile approach to broadcasting, and his talent and popularity with the audience continues to grow from strength to strength throughout the globe.