Luke Franks

In 2020 Luke saw his own pitch commissioned for Sky Kids, “Ultimate Video Skills.” He went on to present his show which showed viewers the techniques behind creating video tricks. In 2021, he also fronted ITV’s brand new show Mini Movies, a show that made children and their families the stars of movie trailers by adding special effects in post-production. The show introduces children into the film making world and invites them behind the scenes to see how movies are made. In 2021 he launched his podcast “Welcome to the Metaverse”, in which he explores and talks expertly about his passion for all things crypto.

Luke has always been passionate about all things metaverse, crypto and NFT.  In 2021, he launched his podcast Welcome to the Metaverse, attracting world renowned experts as guests. He himself owns a farm of NFT racing chickens, digital real estate and 4 pairs of valuable digital sneakers.

The summer of 2020 saw Luke’s first acting role as “Raptor” in the Sky Originals series “I Hate Suzie” alongside Billie Piper.

Luke’s debut novel “Jamie McFlair Vs The Boyband Generator” was released in March 2021 and has seen significant sales success from waterstones to Asda. His follow up book Jamie McFlair vs. The Ultimate Brain Hack was released March 2022.

In 2019 Luke hosted and devised the highly successful BBC Sounds/R1 podcast Worst Dates which was such a success it was later visualised. Luke hosted BBC Radio 1’s Red Button coverage of Big Weekend, he has also hosted the backstage digital content for The Brits 2019.

He was also part of the presenting line up for ITV’s/CITV’s show Scrambled on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Luke started presenting radio shows on his local station was he was 16. He later went on to win the Sony Rising Star award for his breakfast shows on DAB station Fun Kids and was heard as cover for Alice Levine on BBC Radio 1.

On TV he went on to front the second series of Pet School on CBBC, in the same year he became the first ever online presenter for BBC1’s The Voice and later The X Factor for ITV. Luke brought all the backstage gossip from the auditions and lives, interviewing the judges and contestants throughout the show. 

Luke is also an experienced live host who has worked with an array of major pop acts, including Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas and The Vamps (on their recent no.1 album party). He also fronted new music night ‘Showcase Live’ from under Chelsea football stadium. In 2018 Luke was selected to be one of the hosts for ‘Confetti’, a live interactive trivia game-show on Facebook.

He makes fashion and lifestyle videos on his YouTube channel and Instagram. Social brand work has included a campaign for the hugely successful Netflix original show ‘Love’ and was worked with ‘Primark’, Amex and Amazon most recently.

Luke voiced a campaign for Spotify choosing his favourite artists of the moment and earlier this year fronted a lifestyle series on his channel covering the culture of New Orleans with British Airways.