The ‘Voice of the Balls’ and Radio 2’s Chief Network Announcer also presides over Strictly Come Dancing. Deadly Alancoat regales audiences with a stream of quips, out-takes and tips on how to maximise your chances in the National Lottery. And he’s a polished corporate quizmaster.
Alan Dedicoat is known to millions of viewers as 'The Voice of the Balls', providing instant commentary for the National Lottery Draw. He is also the voice of Strictly Come Dancing and joined in the banter with Terry Wogan on his Radio 2 breakfast show.
Alan originally trained to be a lawyer but was seduced by hospital radio into a career in broadcasting. Several years on local stations were followed by a move to London and Radio 2, eventually becoming the network's Chief Announcer.
As well as live voice overs and speaking after dinner, Alan is a natural quizmaster. With a stream of quips, he maintains perfect order as he tests teams on everything from MOR hits, national flags and company logos to knowledge of their industry.
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