Paul O’Grady quits BBC Radio 2

Paul O’Grady quits BBC Radio 2
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Paul O’Grady is leaving BBC Radio 2 after hosting the Sunday afternoon slot since 2009.

This comes after a recent reorganisation saw O’Grady share his slot with comedian Rob Beckett, where they would host shows alternately, each for 13 weeks at a time.

His last show will be 14 August and future plans for the slot will be announced at a later date.

This is the latest in a series of BBC Radio 2 presenters leaving including Vanessa Feltz and Steve Wright, as well as other BBC talent joining Global including Andrew Marr, Jon Sopel, and Emily Maitlis.

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