Craig Charles (born 11 July 1964) is an English actor, stand-up comedian, author, poet, radio and television presenter and former professional footballer, best-known for playing Dave Lister in the British cult-favourite sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf. Since 2005, he has appeared as Lloyd Mullaney in the long-running soap opera Coronation Street.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter and journalist. He was the longest-serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting regularly from 1967 until his death in 2004. He was known for his eclectic taste in music and his honest and warm broadcasting style.
Judge Jules (born as Julius O'Riordan on 26 October 1966 in London, United Kingdom) is a British dance music DJ famously known for his DJing prowess and popular radio show which achieved global success. Between 1997 and 2006 he did not finish outside the top 20 in DJ Mag's "Top 100 DJ's" poll. In the 2007 poll he finished 21st. Jules is well known for his witty one liners and eloquent speaking between tunes on his radio show.
Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton (23 May 1921 – 25 April 2008), also known as Humph, was an English jazz musician and broadcaster, and chairman of the BBC radio programme I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. He was a cousin of the 10th Viscount Cobham and a great-nephew of the politician and sportsman Alfred Lyttelton, who was the first man to represent England at both football and cricket.
Tim Westwood (born 3 October 1957) is an English DJ and presenter of radio and television. He also presents the UK version of the MTV show Pimp My Ride. He is often referred to by other DJs and artists appearing on his shows simply as 'Westwood'.
Steve Lamacq (born 16 October, 1965), sometimes known by his nicknames Lammo (given to him by John Peel) or "The Cat" (due to his ability as a goalkeeper), is an English disc jockey, currently working with the BBC radio stations BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 2.
Sir Michael Terence "Terry" Wogan KBE DL (born 3 August 1938) is a veteran Irish radio and television broadcaster and comedian, who has worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom for most of his career. Before he retired from the weekday breakfast programme Wake Up to Wogan on BBC Radio 2 on 18 December 2009, Sir Terry had a regular 8 million listeners, making him the most listened to radio broadcaster of any European nation.
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the UK. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is best described as Adult Contemporary or AOR, although the station is also noted for its specialist broadcasting of other musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Western House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London.
Suzi Quatro (born Susan Kay Quatro; June 3, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She scored a string of hit singles in the 1970s that found greater success in Europe than in her homeland, and had a recurring role on the popular American sitcom Happy Days.
Tony Blackburn (born 29 January 1943) is an English disc jockey, who broadcast on the "pirate" stations Radio Caroline and Radio London in the 1960s and was the first presenter to appear on BBC Radio 1 in 1967. In 2002 he was the winner of the ITV reality TV programme I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!.
BBC 6 Music is one of the BBC's digital radio stations, launched on 11 March 2002 and originally codenamed Network Y. It was the first national music radio station to be launched by the BBC in 32 years. It is available only on digital media: DAB radio, the Internet, digital television, and in northern Europe through the Astra 2A satellite. The station plays "alternative" genres of music, including indie, classic rock, punk, jazz, funk, hip hop and classic dance.
Major Christopher Reynolds Stone, D.S.O. , M.C. (19 September 1882- 22 May 1965) was the first disc jockey in the United Kingdom. He was educated at Eton College and served in the Royal Fusiliers. In 1906 Stone published a book of Sea songs and ballads and in 1923 he wrote the history of his old regiment. He became the London editor of The Gramophone, a magazine started by his brother-in-law Compton Mackenzie.
Zoë Louise Ball is an English television and radio personality, most famous for becoming the first female host of the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show and for her earlier work presenting 1990s kids show Live & Kicking.
Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile OBE, KCSG (born 31 October 1926), commonly known as Jimmy Savile (often misspelled 'Saville'), is an English DJ, actor and media personality, best known for his BBC television show Jim'll Fix It, and for being the first and last presenter of the long-running BBC chart show Top of the Pops. He is also noted for his support of various charities and fundraising efforts.
Christopher "Chris" Moyles (born 22 February 1974) is an English broadcaster, author and DJ, who currently presents The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1, and his own show on Channel 4, Chris Moyles' Quiz Night.
Andy Kershaw is a British broadcaster, known predominantly as a champion of world music. His shows feature a mix of country, blues, reggae, sounds from around Africa, folk music, Asian music and spoken word performance from the likes of Ivor Cutler and John Cooper Clarke.
Phillip Christopher Jupitus (born 25 June 1962) is an English stand-up and improvised comedian, performance poet, musician and podcaster. Jupitus has been a team captain on BBC Two's popular music quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks since its inception in 1996 and also appears regularly as a guest on several other panel shows, including QI and BBC Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.
Richard Mark Hammond also nicknamed Hamster, (born 19 December 1969, Solihull, England) is a British TV presenter, most noted for co-hosting car programme Top Gear alongside Jeremy Clarkson and James May, as well as presenting ' on Sky1, Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections on BBC Two, Should I Worry About... ? on BBC One and Total Wipeout, also on BBC One and Richard Hammond's Blast Lab on CBBC. He has also presented several one-off specials such as ITV's ' and the annual Crufts awards.
Charlie Chester (April 26, 1914 – June 26, 1997), was a British stand-up comedian and TV and radio presenter, broadcasting almost continuously from the 1940s to the 1990s. His style was similar to that of Max Miller.
Aled Jones (born 29 December 1970) is a Welsh singer and television/radio personality and broadcaster who first came to fame as a treble. He is the only child of Nest and Derek Jones, was raised in the small Welsh-speaking community of Llandegfan, in Anglesey and attended Ysgol David Hughes. He is now notable for presenting Songs of Praise on BBC 1, BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday and The Choir on BBC Radio 3.