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Who is the narrator on MasterChef: The Professionals? Meet the actor from Gotham and Dog Soldiers!

Get your aprons on, spatulas at the ready and brains in gear because MasterChef is back.

Episode 1 of MasterChef: The Professionals aired on Tuesday, November 10th at 9 pm.

The BBC Two show is a spin-off of the standard MasterChef show where professional chefs go head to head to make it to the top of the culinary world.

The MasterChef Professionals narrator sounds different which has got people asking questions. Who is he?

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Who is the MasterChef Professionals narrator?

MasterChef: The Professionals is voiced over by none other than Sean Pertwee.

The narrator was born in London on June 4th 1964, making him 56 years old in 2020.

Actor and screenwriter Roland Pertwee is Sean’s grandfather, and his sister, Dariel Pertwee, is also an actress.

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Sean Pertwee: Acting career

Sean has a mega career under his belt. He was born into an acting family as his father was actor and comedian Jon Pertwee.

Jon played the third doctor on Dr. Who from 1970 – 1974. He also played Worzel Gummidge in the late seventies TV series.

Naturally, Sean went on to become an actor, too. He graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1986 and has appeared in TV series such as Fox’s Gotham, Law & Order: UK and Luther.

He also had roles in films Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Wild Bill, Dog Soldiers and Event Horizon.

Is Sean on Instagram?

With 319,000 followers, Sean is indeed on Instagram. You can follow him @seanpertwee.

The actor regularly posts to social media. His Insta posts include throwback pics, promo for his current films and movies as well as photos of his family and of himself on set at work.

Sean is married to Jacqueline Hamilton-Smith, in a post from June 2019 Sean writes a caption that his wife is his: “Mrs, Backbone, Best Friend, Wife”. Together they have a son, Alfred, who is 19 years old.

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After studying for her BA in Journalism at Solent University, Helen went straight into writing for GRV Media as years of binge-watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta finally started to pay off. Helen has been with the company for over three years, writing about reality TV and specialising in USA and UK content. Outside of work you’ll find her rustling up Nigella’s latest recipes, or at the beach walking her dog.