Television presenter and singer known for shows such as Songs of Praise, Escape to the Country, Cash in the Attic, and Weekend.
Rose to prominence following the release of his cover of the Peter Auty song "Walking in the Air" for the film The Snowman.
In 2013, he was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
He has a daughter named Emilia who has acted in Doctor Who.
He performed a song for The Snowman, a film adapted from the Raymond Briggs novel of the same name.