Andy Collins (TV presenter)

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Andy Collins (born 4 July 1970) is a British television personality.

Career in brief[edit]

During the 1990s, Collins presented Game Over, a show on BSkyB's short-lived computer and technology channel .tv. In 1993 he won a Golden Joystick and a date with emcee Monie Love by winning a SNES Cool Spot challenge on Channel 4's GamesMaster.[1]

In 2000, he co-presented "Lost In The Woods" as Novice to the survival Guru John "Brummie" Stokes, a 15 episodes show that aired on Discovery Travel & Living.

From September to December 2002, he presented the British daytime version of Family Fortunes, a show based on the United States TV show Family Feud. In 2005, he appeared on the chat show Heads Up with Richard Herring to discuss his life, career and his love of poker.

Andy provided entertainment as the ref on the sell out tour of A Question of Sport in 2010.

The vast array of work is as a warm-up act for numerous British entertainment variety shows, including grandstand-seat competition winners on the red carpet at the 2006 BAFTA award ceremony.

Other warm-up work includes The Jonathan Ross Show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, Games World,[2] Little Britain,[3] Grownups,[4] Any Dream Will Do, Gladiators, Dancing on Ice, Dancing on Ice: The Tour, Touch Me, I'm Karen Taylor, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, series 2 of Are You Smarter Than a Ten Year Old? and the 2002 series of Family Fortunes. Andy currently warms up the audiences during breaks on Strictly Come Dancing, Tipping Point: Lucky Stars and The Paul O'Grady Show.

Collins regularly appears in pantomime.


A Udinese c supporter, Collins was Lloyd Doyley's kit sponsor when Doyley scored his first professional goal during the 2009-2010 season.


  1. ^ "Gamesmaster Series 3 Episode 9". YouTube. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived 17 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "littlerbritain Resources and Information. This website is for sale!". Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  4. ^ [2] Archived 8 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine.

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Preceded by
Les Dennis
Host of Family Fortunes
2002 (one series - daytime version)
Succeeded by
Vernon Kay