Simon Beale

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Simon Beale
Born (1972-04-18) 18 April 1972 (age 44)
England Dartford, England
For the British actor, see Simon Russell Beale.

Simon Beale (born 18 April 1972 in Dartford, Kent) is a radio presenter on the Heart Network.

He can be heard Sunday to Thursday overnights (Monday to Friday mornings) between 1am and 4am.

Simon's radio career included being the voice of Roger Wilde on the Kiss 100 Dangerous Breakfast Show with Dave Pearce and Sarah HB, launching The Morning Zoo on Invicta FM (now Heart Kent) with Neil Francis, (which he co-presented between from 1995 and 1997) and covering weekend shows on Virgin Radio in 2002. He was also one of the original team at travel news company, Trafficlink.

Simon is also a voiceover artist (represented by agency Yakety Yak), with previous clients including Sky 1, Channel 5, Ministry of Sound, E! Channel, Discovery Channel, Audi and Universal. He also presents instore radio messages for Argos and regularly works with the team at Mood Media.

Simon attended Wilminton Grammar School for Boys and was in the same class as the actor Mackenzie Crook. They appeared together on an episode of BBC One comedy series "Would I Lie To You?" in 2011, as part of the "This Is My" round.

A natural musician with perfect pitch, Simon taught himself to play the piano by ear as a child.

Simon's radio career began in 1990 as a YTS placement at the South East London station RTM Radio (formerly Radio Thamesmead, latterly Millennium Radio and the now defunct Time FM).

After presenting The Late Show Sunday to Thursday evenings between 10pm and 1am, until he was replaced by Jenny Francis in June 2013 where he was moved to the later shift presenting what was All 80s All Night, and now weekday overnights on the Heart Network.

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