Bill Buckley goes daily on BBC Radio Devon
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Bill Buckley goes daily on BBC Radio Devon

Well known BBC television travel presenter Bill Buckley has joined BBC Radio Devon to host the weekday drivetime show starting this week.

He’s been filling in at the station recently, having previously covered for Judi Spiers, John Govier and David Fitzgerald’s Interactive Lunch.

He told the local newspaper he’s looking forward to it: “I will enjoy the chance to bed down at Radio Devon. I really like the audience and my colleagues.”

billbuckleyTalking about his previous appearances, he said “Some loved me, some found me a bit abrasive. Either way, there will be quite a lot of phone-ins.”

Bill worked with Esther Rantzen as a co-presenter on That’s Life in the 80s and is well known for his stint on the Holiday programme.

Radio Devon Editor Mark Grinnell: “Every time he has been on the radio we have had a great response from the audience. He is warm, friendly and accessible but can put challenging questions, just what we want from our presenters.”

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