Paul Miller (radio presenter)

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Paul Miller
Show

The Paul Miller Show

The Paul Miller Soul Show
Station(s) BBC Local Radio
Time slot

The Paul Miller Show 22:00 - 1:00 a.m. Weekdays

The Paul Miller Soul Show 1:00am - 3:00am Sundays
Style Evening/Afternoon Show Host
Country United Kingdom
Website The Paul Miller Show

Paul James Miller (born July 18, 1966) is a radio presenter who resides in Twickenham, London. He currently presents The Paul Miller Show and The Paul Miller Soul Show on BBC Local Radio in the South of England.

Career[edit]

Before his current run on the radio, Miller was offered a job at Channel 4's Big Breakfast,[1] but turned down the offer because of his love for the radio. Miller first appeared on BBC Radio Solent in 1994 as a traffic reporter on the station's morning slot. A couple years later he was given his own show, broadcast on Saturday and Sunday nights, and was simulcast on BBC Southern Counties Radio from September 1997.

Since 1999, he has hosted the late show from 10pm-1am every weekday, which is broadcast to six stations, reaching much of the South of England:

The Paul Miller Show[edit]

The Paul Miller Show is primarily phone-in based, with callers contributing to a number of topics each evening.

The show is produced from Monday to Friday by Daniel Baker. The show was Produced by Bob Diggles and There have been frequent references in the show to Bob's marathon running. [2] On Friday evenings, the show used to be known as the Friday Night Party and was produced by Talia Slack, who is no longer a presenter of the show.

One of the features is a quiz game called "The Bag" in which six questions are asked by producer Daniel Baker and a listener and presenter Paul Miller give their answers in turn. Another feature invites listeners to phone in and guess the song or theme tune title whose ending is played on-air.

Miller previously presented a special music request edition of his show called The Music Club on Sunday evenings and, in September 2003, presented an outside broadcast of this show from the BBC Music Library in London. The success of this show has led to an annual repeat.

He now also presents the Paul Miller Soul Show from 5:00pm on a Sunday through the BBC Surrey Station.

The Paul Miller Soul Show[edit]

The Paul Miller Soul Show [3] is primarily music based two hour show with occasional requests made by listeners.

The show is broadcast on Sundays between 1 am and 3 am and is generally hosted solo. Music featured includes commercially available jazz and soul music, on occasion Paul Miller specialises in one recently released album or compilation with some interjection of other tracks.

Personal life[edit]

Miller attended Whitton School in Twickenham. Before working in a shop owned by his uncle, he worked as a croupier and as a nightclub DJ. He used to own a caravan near Bognor beach, and was often teased by listeners for his holidays in his caravan. He has also been teased about his Citroën 2CV which he previously drove, and he now jokes that he drives an "Allepri" (a cut-and-shut version of an Austin Allegro and a Ford Capri). His 2CV was featured in the opening sequence of the BBC television broadcast Antiques Road Show, and it was borrowed by the makers for this purpose.

Miller "does not 'do' ironing", and is highly skilled in aromatherapy – possessing an eclectic selection of oils. He once did an outside broadcast from his oils factory, and even gave some away to lucky listeners.

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