Mitchel Johnson (born 21 August 1966) is a British television and radio presenter. He is also the voice for many advertising campaigns in the UK and around the world. Johnson is best known for his work on Virgin Radio, Capital Radio and BBC TV.
Johnson joined Live & Kicking at the start of series 3 as the voice-over man who lived in the cupboard and was never seen on air. His voice was already well known with listeners to Virgin Radio where he presented a show of his own. His voice has since featured on several other BBC shows including Friends Like These , Children in Need , The National Lottery , Record Breakers and Comic Relief and on the video game International Superstar Soccer Pro 98 as the match commentator.
Johnson's voice was heard announcing the Hyde Park acts at Live 8 in 2005.
He has been heard on the BBC One programme Tonight's the Night with former Live & Kicking colleague John Barrowman. Johnson can still be heard on many radio stations in the UK as the main station voice, as well as presenting on The Coast.
The BBC World Service is an international broadcaster owned and operated by the BBC. It is the world's largest of any kind. It broadcasts radio news, speech and discussions in more than 40 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, DAB, FM and MW relays. In 2015, The World Service reached an average of 210 million people a week. In November 2016, the BBC announced that it would start broadcasting in additional languages including Amharic and Igbo, in its biggest expansion since the 1940s.
Maurice James Christopher Cole, better known as Kenny Everett, was a British comedian, radio disc jockey and television presenter. After spells on pirate radio and Radio Luxembourg in the mid-1960s, he was one of the first DJs to join BBC radio's newly-created BBC Radio 1 in 1967. It was here he developed his trademark voices and surreal characters which he later adapted for television.
Christopher James Evans is an English television presenter, radio DJ, businessman, voice actor and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester, as a teenager, before moving to London as a presenter for the BBC's Greater London Radio and then Channel 4 television, where The Big Breakfast made him a star. Soon he was able to dictate highly favourable terms, allowing him to broadcast on competing radio and TV stations. Slots like Radio 1 Breakfast and TFI Friday provided a mix of celebrity interviews, music and comic games, delivered in an irreverent style that attracted high ratings, though often also generated significant numbers of complaints. By 2000 he was the UK's highest paid entertainer, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. In the tax year to April 2017, he was the BBC's highest-paid presenter, earning between £2.2m and £2.25m annually.
Absolute Radio is a British National radio station owned and operated by Bauer as part of the Absolute Radio Network. It broadcasts nationally across the UK via DAB. Absolute Radio features a Modern AC radio format and is heard in London on 105.8 MHz FM and 1215 kHz MW.
Mitchell John Benn is an English comedian, author and musician known for his comedy rock songs performed on BBC radio. He was, until 2016, a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's satirical programme The Now Show, and has hosted other radio shows.
Gary Davies is a British broadcaster. From 1982 to 1993 he was a BBC Radio 1 disc jockey and a regular presenter of Top of the Pops. As of May 2018, he can now be heard on BBC Radio 2 presenting a Friday night show Sounds of the 80s as well as standing in for OJ Borg, Zoe Ball and Ken Bruce.
Richard Anthony Crispian Francis Prew Hope-Weston, known professionally as Tommy Vance, was an English radio broadcaster, born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. He was one of the first music broadcasters in the United Kingdom to champion hard rock and heavy metal in the early 1980s, providing the only national radio forum for both bands and fans. The Friday Rock Show that he hosted gave new bands airtime for their music and fans an opportunity to hear it. His radio show was a factor in the rise of the new wave of British heavy metal. He used a personal tag-line of "TV on the radio". His voice was heard by millions around the world announcing the Wembley Stadium acts at Live Aid in 1985.
Jon Holmes is a British comedian, writer, presenter and broadcaster known for his work on such programmes as The Now Show, Listen Against, along with both music and speech radio. He has appeared on numerous television programmes.
Jonathan Harry Coleman is an Australian television presenter, radio announcer, writer, performer of comedy and advertorial spokesperson, he started his media career in Australia in the late 1970s, but has also worked in his native United Kingdom.
David Hamilton is an English radio and television presenter.
Peter Dickson is a Northern Irish voice-over artist. He is best known as the brand voice of The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent and also as the voice of television channel E4. His other work includes Ireland's Got Talent, The Price Is Right, Family Fortunes and All Star Mr & Mrs.
Nicky Horne is an English DJ, who has worked for a variety of radio stations, including Capital Radio.
Pete Mitchell was a British radio DJ and presenter. He was born in Crumpsall, Manchester. Mitchell was a radio presenter for Manchester's Piccadilly Radio, Key 103, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 Music, Radio X and Absolute Radio, and was one half of duo Pete and Geoff on Virgin Radio. His music documentaries have been aired in the US, Canada, Australia and Asia. He later worked for the relaunched Virgin Radio and wrote for the Radio Times, the Daily Express and Q magazine.
Ben Jones is an English radio DJ and former children's television presenter.
Leona Graham is a British radio broadcaster and voiceover artist. She is currently a presenter of Absolute Radio, a position she has held since 2000. She can also be heard on the digital stations Absolute 80s and Absolute Classic Rock.
Enda Caldwell is an Irish radio personality and voice actor.
Nick Abbot is an English radio presenter, who previously covered on the Real Radio network and currently presents The Late Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on LBC.
Nigel Williams, sometimes known as NJ Williams is a British broadcaster and voice over artist.
Ted Elliott is a British voice-over artist and music presenter. He is best known for presenting music programmes on Mercia Sound, Xtra AM, Heart FM, The Arrow (radio) and Radio Caroline. He was also a continuity announcer for Central Television.
Kelly-Anne Smith is a voice-over artist and presenter based in London. Smith is a continuity announcer for Channel 5 in the UK. She started as a radio presenter and was the Drivetime DJ on national station Virgin Radio.