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Steve Wright’s BBC Radio 2 replacement has been revealed

Steve Wright’s BBC Radio 2 replacement has been revealed

BBC Radio 2 has announced who will be stepping into Steve Wright’s role as the host of fan-favourite radio show Sunday Love Songs. The legendary DJ’s death at 69 was announced by his family last week (13 February). A cause of death was not disclosed. The veteran presenter, also known for fronting Top of the Pops, hosted shows on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 for more than four decades, including the Saturday show Pick of the Pops and Love Songs every Sunday afternoon. On the first Sunday after his death, his friend and colleague Liza Tarbuck stepped into his shoes to present Love Songs, giving an emotional on-air tribute to Wright as she dedicated the show to him. However, BBC Radio 2 announced that Early Breakfast show presenter Nicki Chapman, 57, has taken over Wright’s Sunday Love Songs slot until Easter, when a permanent replacement will step in. “It will be a privilege to present Sunday Love Songs in the coming weeks, so please do tune in and keep me company as I share …

Sunday Love Songs: Steve Wright’s BBC Radio 2 replacement revealed

Sunday Love Songs: Steve Wright’s BBC Radio 2 replacement revealed

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails BBC Radio 2 has announced who will be stepping into Steve Wright’s role as the host of fan-favourite radio show Sunday Love Songs. The legendary DJ’s death at 69 was announced by his family last week (13 February). A cause of death was not disclosed. The veteran presenter, also known for fronting Top of the Pops, hosted shows on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 for more than four decades, including the Saturday show Pick of the Pops and Love Songs every Sunday afternoon. On the first Sunday after his death, his friend and colleague Liza Tarbuck stepped into his shoes to present Love Songs, giving an emotional on-air tribute to Wright as she dedicated the show to him. However, BBC Radio 2 has announced that Early Breakfast show presenter Nicki Chapman, 57, will take over Wright’s Sunday Love Songs slot until Easter, when a permanent replacement will …

Capital Radio Announces Former Radio 1 Star As Roman Kemp’s Breakfast Replacement

Capital Radio Announces Former Radio 1 Star As Roman Kemp’s Breakfast Replacement

Jordan North in the Capital studio Jordan North in the Capital studio Capital bosses have announced that Jordan North will take over as host of the station’s flagship breakfast show. Jordan made headlines last week when he stepped down from the Radio 1 drivetime show with immediate effect, and it’s now been revealed he’ll be taking over from Roman Kemp as host of Capital Breakfast as of next month. Roman announced the news during his show on Wednesday morning, telling his successor: “You are going to absolutely love this, Jordan. I have so much faith in you, mate. “It’s hard leaving, it feels like your child, but you want it to go into good hands and I know with you it’s going to be just that. Everyone, send as much love as possible to Jordan.” Celebrating the news, Jordan said: “I am beyond excited to be joining Global and to wake up the nation every morning on Capital – I can’t wait to start working with the amazing team here and get stuck in, to …

Roy Hodgson steps down as Crystal Palace manager as Oliver Glasner named as replacement | UK News

Roy Hodgson steps down as Crystal Palace manager as Oliver Glasner named as replacement | UK News

Roy Hodgson has resigned as Crystal Palace manager days after falling ill at the club’s training ground and has been replaced by Oliver Glasner. The south London side are currently five points above the Premier League relegation zone. In a statement, 76-year-old Hodgson said: “This club is very special and means so much to me and has played a big part in my footballing life. “I have fully enjoyed my time here across six seasons, as it has given me the chance to work with top-class players and staff doing what I love every day. “However, I understand, given recent circumstances, it may be prudent at this time for the club to plan ahead.” Hodgson fell ill during a training session last Thursday amid rumours he was about to be sacked, but chairman Steve Parish said he was now out of hospital and “doing well”. Fans have been voicing their frustration with banners calling for Hodgson’s dismissal and venting about how the club is run. A few hours after Hodgson’s departure on Monday, Palace confirmed …

England’s Mitchell to miss Scotland game, Randall named as replacement

England’s Mitchell to miss Scotland game, Randall named as replacement

England scrumhalf Alex Mitchell has been ruled out of Saturday’s Six Nations clash against Scotland due to a knee injury, with Harry Randall coming in as his replacement, the Rugby Football Union said on Sunday. While Mitchell’s injury is a blow, England have received a boost with the return of centre Ollie Lawrence, who missed the first two games against Italy and Wales through injury. Marcus Smith will join up with the squad as the flyhalf continues his rehabilitation from injury. ENGLAND SQUAD Forwards: Ollie Chessum (Leicester Tigers), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Alex Coles (Northampton Saints), Luke Cowan-Dickie (Sale Sharks), Chandler Cunningham-South (Harlequins), Ben Curry (Sale Sharks), Theo Dan (Saracens), Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins), Ben Earl (Saracens), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears), Jamie George (Saracens), Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Joe Marler (Harlequins), George Martin (Leicester Tigers), Beno Obano (Bath Rugby), Ethan Roots (Exeter Chiefs), Will Stuart (Bath Rugby), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby) Backs: Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Saracens), Fraser Dingwall (Northampton Saints), Immanuel Feyi-Waboso (Exeter Chiefs), George Ford (Sale …

Lionel Messi and MLS will kick off season with replacement referees

Lionel Messi and MLS will kick off season with replacement referees

Alistair Johnston of Nashville SC is issued a yellow card during the second half of a match against FC Cincinnati at Nissan Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Nashville. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Alistair Johnston of Nashville SC is issued a yellow card during the second half of a match against FC Cincinnati at Nissan Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Nashville. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Major League Soccer will kick off its season this week with replacement referees, after unionized match officials rejected a contract offer they said fell “short of expectations.” On Saturday, nearly 96% of Professional Soccer Referees Association members voted against a bargaining agreement put forward by the Professional Referee Organization, which employs referees for MLS and other professional soccer leagues. After the vote, the PRO announced it would lock out unionized match officials and instead begin the regular season with non-unionized replacement referees. The MLS season starts this Wednesday at 8 p.m. with soccer legend Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami facing off against Real Salt Lake. …

Jordan North’s Radio 1 replacement Jamie Laing revealed as DJ quits Vick Hope show

Jordan North’s Radio 1 replacement Jamie Laing revealed as DJ quits Vick Hope show

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North is leaving the station’s drivetime slot after ten years – and his replacement has been revealed. Radio 1 made the announcement on X/Twitter on Friday morning (16 February) in a post saying: “Radio 1 will be saying goodbye to Jordan North. “Jordan has been behind some of the most hilarious and entertaining moments on air over the years, and has been a constant source of inspiration for younger presenters. Thank you for everything.” North, 34, has yet to comment on the news but the BBC have announced that Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing would be taking over alongside Vick Hope on the Going Home show. He will take over from 4 March and has called the appointment an “absolute dream” after he previously covered for Mollie King on her maternity leave. Aled Haydn Jones, Head of Radio 1, said: “Jordan has …

Lorraine Kelly’s replacement talks host’s absence after Harry’s ‘PR stunt’ claim | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

Lorraine Kelly’s replacement talks host’s absence after Harry’s ‘PR stunt’ claim | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

Ranvir Singh took the reins on Lorraine Kelly’s show on Friday’s episode and addressed her colleague’s absence. It comes as viewers took to X and @FlopsyPickle quizzed: “So Lorraine has had the week off her own show but has been on three different other shows?” @malachwiej_ chimed in: “It’s Friday. Give her a break.” Ranvir told viewers Lorraine would be appearing on The Graham Norton Show tonight as she is currently doing the rounds to promote her new book The Island Swimmer. During an earlier segment of the show, Ranvir went on to discuss Prince Harry’s latest tell-all interview with Good Morning America in the wake of King Charles’s cancer diagnosis. The monarch is set to be the topic of conversation for Prince Harry during an interview on a prime TV show today. The Duke of Sussex is set to break his silence on his father’s condition, just over a week after he went to see the King in London. Ranvir chatted with co-star Ria Hebden who suggested a lot of people would be tuning …

George Santos’ replacement and Mayorkas impeachment: Morning Rundown

George Santos’ replacement and Mayorkas impeachment: Morning Rundown

Democrats win back disgraced former Rep. George Santos’ seat. A verdict in Donald Trump’s civil fraud case is expected this week. And scientists are worried as Greenland gets greener. Here’s what to know today. What we learned from the special election to replace George Santos New York’s 3rd District has a new leader: former Democratic congressman Tom Suozzi, who defeated Republican Mazi Pilip in a special election yesterday. The race to replace disgraced former Rep. George Santos played out over only a matter of weeks but might indicate what’s to come in Congress and in other elections nationally. Immigration played a big role in the campaign in its final days. Republicans hammered Suozzi on being a tool of the left-wing “squad.” Suozzi fought back directly against the GOP’s attacks, acknowledging the migrant influx and pointing out that Pilip had rejected a recent bipartisan deal to toughen border and asylum laws while he endorsed it. Suozzi’s willingness to address thorny issues could be an effective strategy for Democrats moving forward.  Suozzi’s victory narrowed Republicans’ majority in the …