DIY expert and beloved TV presenter Tommy Walsh is best known for his appearance on the BBC series Ground Force. Landing the job after working as a builder at the executive producers house Tommy’s big personality and down to earth humour made him a huge success with audiences.
Working alongside fellow gardener and TV presenter Charlie Dimmock, Tommy became one of the UK’s most popular TV personalities overnight, alongside Charlie Walsh went on to work on a number of other DIY and renovation shows and took Ground Force to the USA where it also garnered a massive following. Upon leaving Ground Force, Tommy has gone on to work as a TV presenter for a number of Discovery Channel programmes including DIY Survival, Challenge Tommy and Ultimate Workshop. Outside of his work for Discovery, Tommy has also worked for some of the UK’s biggest broadcasters including the BBC shows Death By Gardening.
A passionate builder and avid gardener Tommy Walsh’s work as a television and radio presenter has been focused on these niche subjects, he has worked on projects developing eco-friendly houses and helped in the construction of community changing shopping centres and malls. Outside of his work as a television and radio presenter Tommy Walsh has produced several DIY books, the first of which, DIY Survival, topped the UK’s bestseller list. He is also known as the voice of Wicks' commercials and a long running Direct Line campaign.