Voice of TV announcer/announcer in UK version of
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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The BBC is in a very weird state where they just don't want to upset anybody. Everything now needs to be signed, sealed and approved 18 times. We're not trying to change the world, but because radio is so dull, so boring and so formulaic, and anyone different - me or Jonathan (Jonathan Ross
) - stands out...
In 2006, he was one of several BBC star presenters whose salaries were leaked to a national newspaper by a temporary agency worker at the corporation. Following this, the BBC Trust launched a review into whether the BBC was paying its stars above the market rate, which was published in 2008 and vindicated the corporation.
Is frequently rude to callers on his radio show, and cuts them off if they're boring.