Who is Gogglebox narrator Craig Cash?

GOOGLEBOX has been thrilling fans since it first started on Channel 4 back in 2013.

The show was originally narrated by the late Caroline Aherne, but her good pal Craig Cash took over after she sadly passed away.

Who is Gogglebox narrator Craig Cash?

60-year-old Craig Cash was born on September 11, 1960.

He is an English comedian, actor, narrator, director.

Craig is also a BAFTA award-winning writer and producer.

He is married to Stephanie Davies and the couple have two sons, Harry and Billy.

What TV shows has Craig Cash been in?

Craig is of course best known for playing Dave in 90s sitcom The Royle Family, which ran for three series from 1998 to 2000.

During his early career he teamed up a lot with his comedy writing pal Caroline Ahearne, which included The Fast Show and The Mrs Merton Show.

Craig is also known for the 2015 series After Hours.

When did Craig Cash start being the narrator on Gogglebox?

Craig took on the role of the narrator for Gogglebox in 2016.

He replaced his good friend Caroline Aherne, who died at her home in Timperley near Manchester in the summer of 2016.

In an interview in 2018 Craig spoke out about the emotional impact of filling his close pal’s shoes after she passed away.

Speaking to Radio Times he said: “In November 2013, when she was gravely ill with cancer, Caroline asked if I’d narrate Gogglebox when she wasn’t up to it.

“Of course, I said yes; it was a very sad time and I wanted to do right by her and by the programme.

“Caroline was well and then unwell, well and unwell, so I filled in whenever she needed me to,” he continued. “When Caroline died in July 2016, I took over narrating duties."

Craig also revealed he now feels poignantly close to Caroline working on Gogglebox.

“Now that time has passed, going into the studio is a lovely little moment because Caroline is with me again,” he said. “And I know she’ll be watching Gogglebox in heaven with 20 Bensons and a bottle of champagne.”

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