Dominic Littlewood

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Dominic Littlewood
Born (1965-03-29) 29 March 1965 (age 49)
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
Occupation Television presenter, journalist
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Television Presenting:
Don't Get Done, Get Dom (2006—)
Saints and Scroungers (2009—2012)
Cowboy Builders (2010—)
Official Website

Dominic Littlewood (born 29 March 1965) is a British television presenter and journalist who specialises in consumer affairs. He is best known for his roles with BBC and Channel 5, presenting programmes such as Fake Britain, Cowboy Builders and Saints and Scroungers.

Early life[edit]

From 1976 to 1981, Littlewood attended St Thomas More High School for Boys, Westcliff-on-Sea. Littlewood was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes[1] in his teenage years, and takes insulin to keep his diabetes under control.[2] He broke his neck while back-packing around the world and underwent emergency surgery for a spinal fusion of his C5 and C6, from which he made a full recovery.

Television credits[edit]

Year Title Role
2000 Faking It[3] Presenter
2004 How I Made My Property Fortune Presenter
2005 Beat the Burglar Presenter
2006— Don't Get Done, Get Dom Presenter
2007 Strictly Come Dancing Contestant
2008—2009 Dom's On the Case Presenter
2009—2012 Saints and Scroungers Presenter
2010 Total Wipeout: Celebrity Special Contestant
2010—2012 Fake Britain Presenter
2010— Cowboy Builders Co-presenter
2012— Cowboy Traders Co-presenter
2012 Postcode Lottery Presenter
2013— Caught Red Handed Presenter
2013— Street Patrol UK Presenter
2014— Beware! Cowboy Builders Abroad Presenter

Dominic has starred in other shows including Wrong Car Right Car, To Buy or Not to Buy, Holiday and The One Show.

Outside TV[edit]

Littlewood was first seen on TV as a contestant on the BBC dating show The Other Half.[4] Littlewood contributes to Top Gear Magazine, and has written pieces for the Motoring section of The Daily Telegraph.

Personal life[edit]

Littlewood won the celebrity sprint for BBC One's Comic Relief. He broke his C5 vertebra in his neck in an accident in Australia, which required recovery in a Jordan frame in both Rockhampton, Queensland and Southend-on-Sea.[5]


  1. ^ Postcode Lottery, 5 March 2012
  2. ^ Clare Carver (2009-05-25). "He's had diabetes for 30 years - but TV star Dominic Littlewood still makes mistakes that could kill him". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2010-05-27. 
  3. ^ Diane Parkes (2009-10-09). "TV star Dominic Littlewood in battle for life". Sunday Mercury. Retrieved 2010-05-27. 
  4. ^ The Other Half at
  5. ^ Ellie White (2008-07-02). "Health battle of TV's Dominic". The Sun. Retrieved 2010-05-27. 

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