Alan Dedicoat

BBC announcer, 'voice of the balls' for the Lottery and Strictly Come Dancing

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Alan "Deadly'' Dedicoat is a senior British continuity announcer for BBC Radio and BBC Television. He leads a team of 15 announcers and was a regular sidekick to Sir Terry Wogan on Radio 2's breakfast programme, "Wake Up to Wogan''. He is also known as the "Voice of the Balls'' on BBC1's National Lottery TV programmes.

Alan Dedicoat was educated at King Edward VI Camp Hill for Boys in Birmingham, and the University of Birmingham. He worked for four years at BBC Pebble Mill as a station assistant for BBC Radio Birmingham, and then for four more years in Plymouth and Exeter as a producer/presenter for BBC Radio Devon.

In 1987, Alan joined the Presentation Department of BBC Radio 2 at Broadcasting House in London as an announcer. Since May 1995, Alan has been providing live commentary for the National Lottery draw shows on BBC Television. 2005 saw him make his US TV debut as the voice-over announcer for ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Alan Dedicoat is an extremely popular and much sought-after host for award ceremonies and as a conference facilitator.


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