Richie Anderson can be found broadcasting to 8 million people every morning on the BBC Radio 2 Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. He’s a regular face on The One Show hosting an array of VT’s from hard hitting topical stories to light-hearted comedy with one of his films on him coming out to his football team seeing him win an RTS award. In 2023 he also joined the cast of Channel 4’s popular Celebrity Gogglebox with friend and fellow Brummie Ellie Simmonds, as well as participating in BBC One’s, Celebrity Masterchef!
2022 was an exciting year for Richie as he appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in the second all-male partnership for the show, as well as present backstage at The Queen’s Jubilee: Platinum Party at the Palace alongside Roman Kemp.
Richie has also taken the reins of shows including Scott Mills’ weekday afternoon show and Dermot O’Leary’s weekend breakfast show. You can currently listen to him every Saturday at 12:30pm with his own show on Radio 2, Richie's Strictly Playlist!
In 2020 Richie raised a whopping £877,000 for BBC Radio 2’s Sport Relief Challenge alongside Jo Whiley and Reverend Kate Bottley. The trio took on freezing cold open water swims, punishing cycle routes and energy sapping runs from Cardiff to Glasgow and ending in Manchester.
On a Saturday afternoon, you will often find Richie on the terraces at The Hawthorns, cheering on his beloved football team West Bromwich Albion...read more
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