Who is Big Brother narrator Marcus Bentley and has he always been the voice of the show? – The Sun | The Sun

BIG Brother is one of the most famous reality TV shows of all time, giving normal people celebrity status.

One of the most popular parts of the show, is the narration from Marcus Bentley. Here's what we know about him.

Who is Marcus Bentley?

Marcus Bentley is the voice you hear when you read the words, "Day 13 in the Big Brother house…"

He's one of the most famous voices in British television.

Marcus has narrated every of Big Brother since 2000, even following the show to Channel 5 after it was axed from Channel 4, and also to its new home on ITV2.

He also narrated every series of BB's celebrity edition.

Many fans believed that Bentley had been axed from the reboot on ITV, but it turned out their fears were premature, as Bentley is the narrator, and not the voice of the diary room.

Bentley told his followers on X: "Listen guys I’ve had a lot of this tonight – but just to reiterate, for some who think I wasn’t on the show this evening – I am not the voice of the diary room Big Brother- never have been. I’m the narrator of the show and I was narrating the show when all the housemates had entered."


Where is Marcus Bentley from?

Marcus has a strong Geordie accent, but many have wondered exactly where he is from.

He was brought up in Stockton-On-Tees in County Durham, after being born in Middlesborough.

However, Marcus now lives in Canterbury in Kent.

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What work has Marcus Bentley done besides Big Brother?

As well as narrating Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother since their inception in the UK, Marcus has also narrated some BB spin-off shows.

He did voiceover for Big Brother Countdown and Ultimate Big Brother, as well as narrating a documentary about Celebrity Big Brother's Chantelle Houghton.

Although he's most famous for his voiceover work, Marcus has a degree in acting from East 15 school and pursued acting roles before getting the Big Brother job.

He used his famous Geordie accent starring in adaptations of Catherine Cookson novels, set in Newcastle and County Durham.

He's also starred in adverts and had a few minor film roles.




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