Steve Wright show's Old Woman passes away
Steve Wright show’s Old Woman passes away
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Steve Wright show’s Old Woman passes away

A popular voice on BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright in the Afternoon, known as The Old Woman, has died.

Joyce Frost was a regular on the Big Show for many years, appearing alongside other members of the posse including Tim Smith and Janey Lee Grace. “The Old Woman”, as she was known to millions of listeners, read out ‘Factoids’ and discussed topical issues on the show.

Steve announced the news on his show this afternoon (Wednesday), reporting that the pensioner from Dagenham in Essex had died “peacefully and pain free” last week. He described her as a “a complete natural on the air” and said she had been “very opinionated and witty” and always “cheeky, funny and charming”.

Steve Wright added: “It’s a sad loss, thank you for being the Old Woman with us Joyce and we’ll miss you very much.”

Listen to the team pay tribute to The Old Woman on the show from Wednesday 9th November below or by clicking here.

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