Friday 16 November 2018

Laura Whitmore to host her first radio show – live

The ex-I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now! star said she was ‘delighted’ to be joining BBC Radio 5.

Laura Whitmore (Ian West/PA)
Laura Whitmore (Ian West/PA)

By Sherna Noah, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Laura Whitmore has signed up as a DJ.

The TV presenter, 33, will be hosting her first radio show, a live one-hour Sunday morning slot on BBC Radio 5.

The ex-I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now! star will cover some of the news, views, music and entertainment of the week.

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Guests will include musicians, journalists and comedians and she will also interview a big name in the “Sunday Roast” slot.

Whitmore said: “I’m delighted to be joining the BBC 5 Live family.

“It’s going to be a lot of fun and full of debate and discussion over a wide range of topics. I can’t wait to get stuck in!”

Laura Whitmore’s Sunday Session begins this summer, from July 22 at 11am on BBC Radio 5 Live, and will run for six weeks.

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