BBC presenter QUITS show after years in the job

BBC radio presenter Andrew Peach has retired after 31 years of service with the corporation.

The star hosted BBC Radio Berkshire’s breakfast show, known as The Peach Show, for 18 years, having previously worked elsewhere at the Beeb.

He contributed to several high-profile stories, including the coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, and also conducted an interview with Prime Minister Teresa May.

Reflecting on his career, Andrew said: ‘I’ve broadcast from Washington, Prague, and Dusseldorf – and I’ve endured the ups and downs of being a Reading FC fan through countless play-off final defeats and our promotion to the Premier League in 2006…

‘This job has been the greatest privilege. Daily radio shows like this are, above all, a relationship. A warm and authentic relationship with the audience…’

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