Geoff Lloyd with Annabel Port

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Geoff Lloyd with Annabel Port
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Running time3 hours
Country of origin Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station Absolute Radio
Hosted by Geoff Lloyd
Starring Geoff Lloyd
Annabel Port
Gareth Evans
Greg Burke
Original release29 September 2008 (old format), 1 August 2015 (new format) – 12 April 2017
Website Absolute Radio Website Link
Podcast Absolute Radio Podcast Link

Geoff Lloyd with Annabel Port was a drivetime radio programme, broadcast on Absolute Radio.

Absolute Radio national popular music station in the United Kingdom

Absolute Radio is one of the UK's three Independent National Radio stations. The station rebranded to its current name at 7:45 am on 29 September 2008.

Contents

The show ran for two hours, between 6pm and 9pm, Monday to Thursday, and 6pm to 8pm on Fridays. Presented by Geoff Lloyd, it also featured his 'symposium', comprising himself, Annabel Port, Gareth Evans and newsreader Tania Snuggs. A daily podcast of the previous afternoon's show was also produced. During the introductions of each of the podcasts, Geoff read out dedications sent in by listeners, known as a Podication.

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On 18 January 2017, Geoff announced on air that the show will be coming to an end in Spring 2017. The final show was broadcast on 12 April 2017.

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Greg Burke

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Nelson Kumah

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Dan Benedictus

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Geoff Lloyd's Hometime Show

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