Pete Donaldson

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Pete Donaldson
Birth name Peter Diggory Donaldson
Born (1981-04-30) 30 April 1981 (age 36)
Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Medium Television, radio, podcasting
Nationality British
Years active 2006 – Present

Pete Diggory Danger Donaldson was born 30 April 1981 in Hartlepool. He featured on the Danny Wallace Saturday show on Xfm and is currently one of the presenters on The Football Ramble podcast. In October 2016, Pete announced on twitter that he was getting engaged to fellow Ramble host, Luke Moore. The pair later split, but friendly relations have been maintained. Pete went public about his Yoghurt addiction in 2017, telling the tragic tale of how it ultimately led to the breakdown of his marriage to his second wife, Linda.


Pete moved to London in 2003 after studying Multimedia Media Design at University. After working as a graphic designer for three years, he gained work experience, and in turn full employment on The Lauren Laverne Breakfast Show in 2006. When Laverne left the show to pursue other projects, he remained on Xfm, but as the Co-Presenter of the Alex Zane Breakfast Show.

As a radio producer, Pete produced shows for the likes of Carlton Palmer, Christian Karambeu, and John Solako.

He also co-presented a specialist Punk Show on the station called XPunk with Xfm DJ Phil Clifton, which aired every Saturday on Xfm.

In 2009 Pete could be found presenting solo on Early Breakfast on Xfm from 1am-11pm Monday-Sunday.

Today he hosts the evening show of Absolute Radio, the Rock and Roll Football Matchday Warmup, as well as covering red carpet events and interviewing bands at sessions and festivals for the station.

Pete is also the voice of numerous TV channels including DMAX, 4Music, Challenge and ITV2.

He also voiced the characters Jerry Brockhaus and Alain Boumsong in the 2008 video game Zak McKracken: Between Time and Space[1] and characters in The Journey Down Part 2.

Pete has down extra work for a variety of different TV shows and once appeared as a 'walker' in The Walking Dead.


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