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|Birth name||Peter Diggory Donaldson|
30 April 1981 |
Hartlepool, County Durham, England
|Medium||Television, radio, podcasting|
|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.
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 has down extra work for a variety of different TV shows and once appeared as a 'walker' in The Walking Dead.