Simon Bates

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DJ most famous for presenting the mid-morning slot on Radio 1 from 1977 to 1993, including the lachrymose true-life love story slot Our Tune (which he now does as a syndicated slot for commercial local radio). During his time there he was also a regular host of Top Of The Pops.

Nowadays hosts the morning show (weekdays 8am-noon) on Classic FM.


He was also the friendly face of the BBFC's film classification system, turning up at the start of pre-recorded videos to explain what "PG" means.

Web links

Official site (requires Flash)

Radio Rewind's profile of Simon Bates

Wikipedia entry


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