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Tommy

Walsh

Tommy Walsh ran his own small building business in Hackney, East London, which specialised in hard landscaping - the part of creating gardens which don’t involve the planting.  He left school and went to work with his father, who manufactured garden products and did hard landscaping.

He met the executive producer of Ground Force, while he was engaged in building work on her house. She asked his opinion on various pilots, including a new gardening challenge show, and his comments were perceptive and pertinent. She invited him to take part in a screen test with Charlie Dimmock and they both joined Ground Force.

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Since that day Tommy has gone from strength to strength, filming 12 series of Ground Force. 

Tommy, along with co-presenter Charlie Dimmock also filmed an America version of the show for BBC America.

In 2007,  Tommy took on a new challenge, pushing himself and his team right to the edge by going beyond anything he has previously attempted on TV; the task of building a new home in 60 days for £60K.  It was built ...

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