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The 50 best BBC radio broadcasters of all time

From Sandi Toksvig and Graham Norton to Kirsty Young and Terry Wogan, industry figures helped us compile a list of masters of the medium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of BBC radio

Published: Saturday, 30th September 2017 at 9:00 am

30 Brian Johnston

‘He didn’t quite get his leg over…’


One of the great gigglers. Lover of cake. Voice of cricket. And let’s not forget Down Your Way.

29 Alan Coren

The Sage of Cricklewood

They called the Radio 4 panel show mainstay the “funniest man in radio”. They weren’t wrong.

28 Mishal Husain

Early riser

Total assurance and impeccable judgement from a Today presenter who in four years has established herself as one of the programme’s best ever.

27 William Hardcastle

Lord of lunchtime

Launch presenter of The World at One is here courtesy of his sterling work in the early 70s.

26 Chris Evans

The ginger genius


His Radio 2 breakfast show is the most listened to in the UK.


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