John Sachs

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John Sachs (born 3 May, 1957) is a British television presenter, voiceover and commentator known for his narration on the original series of Gladiators and as a long time DJ on London's 95.8 CapitalFM.

Sachs has been involved in the entertainment industry for the past 25 years. He has been a radio and television broadcaster for 17 years with 12 of those years spent on Capital FM, where he won numerous awards, namely Variety Club ILR Presenter of the years and Silver at the World Radio awards in New York. Other radio stations include Jazz FM (now Smooth FM), BBC Radio 2, and Y100 in Florida, United States. His television credits include Gladiators, Four Square, Take Your Pick, The Brian Conley Show and currently Dancing on Ice. He has also worked on a variety of television and radio adverts. He was also a well known presenter on Swansea Sound in Swansea, Wales. Sachs founded Talking Heads Productions in 1993, making television and radio commercials. In late 1993, he narrated his first Disney VHS preview in the UK, starting with Bambi on The Jungle Book VHS version 2 and he narrated his last UK Disney preview, Disney's Villains' Revenge on the Mulan VHS in late 1999.

He is the stepson of Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs.[1]


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Preceded by
New Creation
Commentator of Gladiators
Succeeded by
Show ended.
Later revived in 2008 with Alan Parry as commentator.