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Mark Goodier returns to BBC Radio 2 as Pick of the Pops host – RadioToday



Mark Goodier returns to BBC Radio 2 as Pick of the Pops host – RadioToday

Mark Goodier is heading again to BBC Radio 2 as host of Decide of the Pops following the passing of Steve Wright.

Mark has most lately been on Best Hits Radio however was changed by Ken Bruce on the mid-morning present when Ken moved from Radio 2 simply over a yr in the past.

Decide of the Pops, which is produced by 7digital, will proceed to rely down two charts from two totally different weeks from the previous seven many years every Saturday lunchtime from 1pm.

Mark, who’s acquired the very best music, says: “It’s an honour to host the long-lasting Decide of the Pops, though I want it had been in happier circumstances as I used to be buddies with Steve for nearly 40 years. I can’t wait to reminisce with Radio 2 listeners as we revisit two years of their lives, enjoying a few of the greatest information ever made.”

Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2 says: “Mark is a superb broadcaster with a selected ardour for chart countdowns, so I’m delighted he’s making a welcome return to Radio 2 within the prestigious Decide of the Pops slot, to finish our new weekend presenting line-up following the lack of our good friend and colleague, Steve.

“I might additionally wish to thank Gary Davies for presenting Decide of the Pops throughout these previous weeks, along with internet hosting the weekly, must-listen version of his Sounds of the 80s present every Saturday night time.”

Earlier this month, it was introduced that from June, Michael Ball – who at the moment presents on Sundays (11am-1pm) – will current Love Songs with Michael Ball (9-11am) and Paddy McGuinness will host a brand new Sunday present (11am-1pm) as Michael strikes to the sooner time.

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