Reginald (Reggie) Yates is a British writer and director with a career spanning three decades on screen as an actor, television presenter and radio DJ. Yates featured as lead voice actor for BBC animation Rastamouse and played Leo Jones in Doctor Who. Yates has worked at the BBC in radio and television–presenting various shows for BBC Radio 1 for a decade as well as hosting the ITV2 reality show Release the Hounds from 2013 until 2017. Yates co-presented the prime-time BBC One game show Prized Apart, alongside Emma Willis. He is also the presenter of the BBC Three show Reggie Yates' Extreme Russia, Extreme South Africa and Extreme UK. In 2021, Yates released his first feature film, Pirates.