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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 Capital FM.

Sachs has been involved in the entertainment industry for the past 25 years[when?]. He has been a radio and television broadcaster for 17 years[when?] 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, 4 Square, Take Your Pick!, The Brian Conley Show and Dancing on Ice.

He has worked on a variety of television and radio adverts. He was also a presenter on Swansea Sound in Swansea, Wales. Sachs founded Talking Heads Productions in 1993, making television and radio commercials.

He has been the voice of Disney Videos from 1993 to 1999 – voicing most of the previews from the company until the early 2000s, along with HIT Entertainment from 1997 to 1999.

He is the son of Fawlty Towers actor 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.