Simon Beale

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Simon Beale
Born (1972-04-18) 18 April 1972 (age 46)
England Dartford, England

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

Beale'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.

Beale is also a voiceover artist and presents instore radio messages for Argos.

Beale 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.

Beale'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).

He joined Heart Network in June 2004, and was best known for presenting Heart Late Show Sunday–Thursday 10 pm – 1 am from 2006 to 2013. His final late show was aired in 23 June 2013 (Jenny Francis replaced him), then he moved to the Monday–Friday 1 am – 4 am slot the following night. The show originally played only music from the 1980s (title All 80s All Night) until 4 May 2014, when the format was spread to back-to-back music.