English television presenter, Barney Harwood is best known for his appearances on various children’s television programmes including CBBC’s Prank Patrol. His energetic and charismatic personality has also made him a highly popular after-dinner speaker and events host that is available to book with the Champions Speakers agency.
Barney began his career for the CBBC in 2004 when he became the face of Crush. He also made appearances on Sport Relief Gets Sub’d! and co-presented Sunday morning children’s programme Smile for BBC Two in 2007. Having won a Children’s BAFTA very early on in his career, Harwood very quickly become in demand for some of the most high-profile children’s programmes.
Throughout his career, Barney has made appearances on the likes of Doctor Who, children’s spin-off to BBC Natural History Unit’s Life, Inside Life and Hider in the House. As an established children’s presenter, he has become the face of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Bear Behaving Badly and most prolifically, Blue Peter. Harwood took over from Joel Defries in 2010 and later became one of the longest-serving presenters with a stint of six and a half years long. With over 16 years of experience in children’s television, Harwood announced his departure from CBBC in 2016.
Since leaving the TV network, Barney has starred in a variety of stage productions including Aladdin at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre and Snow White at the New Theatre Royal Lincoln. Most recently, he has also gone onto make appearances in shows including Celebrity Masterchef and has been announced to play the leading role in New Theatre Royal’s Robin Hood pantomime. A highly entertaining public figure who is instantly recognisable for a whole range of age groups, Barney Harwood is ideal for making an appearance at a variety of corporate or school events. As a prized TV presenter, Harwood is able to transfer his skills over to become the most reliable events host and facilitator also.
Contact the Champions Speakers agency to book Barney Harwood for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free quote.