Peter Bolgar

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Peter Bolgar (born 1936) is a British television and radio announcer,[1] married since 1962 to Archers actress Angela Piper. He announced for BBC Television from 1967 to 1995, and since then, he has announced for the BBC World Service. He speaks with a clear, distinctive, slow-paced Received Pronunciation accent which is increasingly rare in modern broadcasting.


Bolgar was educated at the Royal College of Music in London, where he met his future wife Angela Piper, who studied at the Royal Academy of Music.


  1. ^ Donald, Caroline (June 6, 2010). "Escape from Ambridge". The Times. Retrieved 13 May 2011.