Robin Banks

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Robin Banks
Christian Richardson

(1972-03-22) 22 March 1972 (age 51)
NationalityKilkenny – Ireland
OccupationMedia content director/Radio personality

Christian Richardson[1] (born 22 March 1972), known professionally as Robin Banks, is a TV presenter, narrator and radio DJ originally from Kilkenny, Ireland.


He was the narrator of the British/European version of the popular Discovery Channel show MythBusters, from season 2 to the present day. He has worked as a reporter for the Bravo television show Bravado. He has also presented shows for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky1, Living, on London's Kiss 100 and has reportedly presented several guest shows on Galaxy FM. He has previously had radio shows on Radio Nova, Atlantic 252, Virgin Radio, Beat 106 and Xfm.

Between November 2012 and October 2013 he was the Programme Director at Star Radio North East.[2] He has moved onto new projects after fulfilling his brief to revamp the station[3] and improve its audience figures.[4]

At the beginning of March 2014 he joined Jack FM Berkshire, the relaunched Reading 107, to front the breakfast show.[5]

From September 2016, Banks is working as content director with Hi FM in Oman, including presenting the weekday breakfast show. He is also responsible for all output.[citation needed]

In the early 2020s, he was one of the presenting team for UMG's range of Now and Clubland[6][7] branded music television channels alongside Pat Sharp, Simon Bates and Mark Goodier.[8] Programmes he narrated for the channels included Antiques Rockshow with Robin Banks for Now 90s[9] and Robin's 50 Dead Catchy Choruses! for Clubland.[10]


  1. ^ "About | Robin Banks". Archived from the original on 25 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Robin Banks joins Star Radio North East". 12 November 2012.
  3. ^ "And the winning format for Star Radio is". 3 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Star Radio – listening figures –". Archived from the original on 18 February 2015.
  5. ^ Martin, Roy (13 February 2014). "Banks for breakfast at JACK fm Berkshire". Radio Today. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  6. ^ "1995 Flashback! with Robin Banks on TV | Channels and schedules". 13 December 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  7. ^ "100 Clubland EDM with Robin Banks on TV | Channels and schedules". Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  8. ^ "Former BBC Radio 1 DJs join NOW 70s TV channel – RadioToday". 9 March 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  9. ^ TVGuide. "TV Guide". UK: TV Guide. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  10. ^ Aired Friday May 22, 1:00pm - 5:00pm (7 October 2017). "Robin's 50 Dead Catchy Choruses! on TV | Channels and schedules". Retrieved 11 August 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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