|Running time||3 hours|
|Country of origin|
|Home station||Absolute Radio|
|Hosted by||Geoff Lloyd|
|Starring|| Geoff Lloyd |
|Original release||29 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 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.
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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Annabel Port is a Sony Award-winning British radio presenter. She was the co-presenter of Geoff Lloyd with Annabel Port on Absolute Radio from 2008 until the show ended on 12 April 2017. Previously, she has worked on The Geoff Show and read travel reports on the Pete and Geoff Breakfast Show which she hosted along with Lloyd and Pete Mitchell before the latter's departure in December 2005.
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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