Peter Levy is a BBC television and occasional radio presenter on BBC Radio Humberside. Following years of poor school performance, he decided to become an actor, earning roles in his late teens in such television series as Coronation Street and Man About The House. He previously worked in commercial radio. Since November 2002, he has been a weekday presenter of the BBC regional news programme Look North. The programme is broadcast from the BBC’s Kingston upon Hull studios to the areas of East Riding of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, North West Norfolk and parts of Nottinghamshire via the Belmont transmitter. In 2012, Levy opened the Beverley Food Festival along with the Mayor of Beverley, Margaret Pinder; he is a supporter of the Driffield Show and other country events.
Peter Levy was born on the 5th of September 1955, in Farnborough, Kent, England.
|Date of Birth
|5th of September 1955
|Place of Birth
|Farnborough, Kent, England
|68 years old
|Television, Radio Presenter
Peter attended a secondary modern school in Truro, Cornwall.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
Girlfriend / Spouse
Peter Levy has dated –
- Malandra Burrows – Peter had a three-year-long relationship with Emmerdale soap opera actress Malandra Burrows.
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Peter became known for presenting a BBC television news show called Look North, this popular host also worked for Radio Humberside and BBC Radio Leeds. He also appears on a regular basis in the ‘Nationwide’ segment on BBC News Channel’s ‘Afternoon Live’.
In 1975, Levy was a disc jockey at Bradford’s Pennine Radio (now The Pulse of West Yorkshire) from its launch – having been hired by the then television journalist and later Member of Parliament Austin Mitchell. In the 1970s, He became a presenter at Liverpool’s Radio City, starting on the afternoon show before progressing to the drive time slot.
Peter Levy Net worth
Peter Levy has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Peter Levy
- Levy first came to Yorkshire in his late teens. He was an actor in his teenage years, with small roles in shows such as Dixon of Dock Green, Man About the House, Comedy Playhouse, The Mike Yarwood Show.
- Early in his career, he worked as a radio disc jockey. He was then involved in local radio in the south of England before moving to Leeds to co-present BBC Look North.
- In January 1987, he moved to Leeds-based Radio Aire, and then, to the BBC, eventually having a lunchtime show at BBC Radio Leeds.
- In 1990s, He became the regular breakfast and lunchtime presenter of the programme.
- From between 1992 and 1993, Levy presented a BBC Two series entitled Famous Faces, Favourite Places in which he met well-known individuals who would revisit places of interest.
- In 2003, Levy appeared Last of the Summer Wine episode called The Man Who Invented Yorkshire Funny Stuff. He was also mentioned in episode 6 of series 1 of The League of Gentlemen.
- Peter regularly visits Cornwall, where his mother lives – it is here he indulges his love of bodyboarding and suggest he is “probably the oldest surfer in tow.