29 March 1965 |
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
|Occupation||Television presenter, journalist|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
Don't Get Done, Get Dom (2006—)
Saints and Scroungers (2009—2012)
Cowboy Builders (2010—2014)
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, Saints and Scroungers and Don't Get Done, Get Dom.
From 1976 to 1981, Littlewood attended St Thomas More High School for Boys, Westcliff-on-Sea. Littlewood was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in his teenage years, and takes insulin to keep his diabetes under control. 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.
In 2007, Littlewood took part in the BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing. Since 2010, he has co-presented Cowboy Builders on Channel 5. From 2010 to 2012, he presented Fake Britain on the BBC, but replaced by Matt Allwright. In 2012, Littlewood presented the Postcode Lottery draws on Channel 5. Beginning on 27 January 2015, Littlewood hosted a three-part series on ITV called Bad Builders: Bang to Rights. In the late 1980s Dom unsuccessfuly auditioned for the role of Baldrick in the BBC comedy Blackadder. He has appeared in other television shows including To Buy or Not to Buy, Holiday and The One Show.
Littlewood was first seen on TV as a contestant on the BBC dating show The Other Half. He contributes to the Top Gear Magazine and has written pieces for the Motoring section of The Daily Telegraph.
|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|
|2008-09||Dom's On the Case||Presenter|
|2009-12||Saints and Scroungers||Presenter|
|2010||Total Wipeout: Celebrity Special||Contestant|
|2013—||Caught Red Handed||Presenter|
|2013||Street Patrol UK||Presenter|
|2014||Beware! Cowboy Builders Abroad||Presenter|
|2015||Bad Builders - Bang to Rights||Presenter|
|2015||Right on the Money:Live||Co-presenter|
- Dominic Littlewood at the Internet Movie Database
- Clare Carver. "He's had diabetes for 30 years - but TV star Dominic Littlewood still makes mistakes that could kill him". Daily Mail. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
- Profile, itv.com; accessed 16 February 2015.
- The Other Half at Gameshows.com
- Diane Parkes. "TV star Dominic Littlewood in battle for life". Sunday Mercury. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
- Ellie White. "Health battle of TV's Dominic". The Sun. Retrieved 16 February 2015.