Greg Burns

Greg Burns

Greg Burns has been working on the UK comedy circuit since 1998, and is the resident Thursday night resident compere at Lee Hurst’s Backyard Comedy Club. But he is better known as a radio DJ. After four years at Heart 106.2FM, as host of the drivetime show, Greg has recently joined Virgin Radio as their Sunday afternoon host.

He has also appeared in stand-up shows on the BBC and Paramount Comedy… but the appreatance he is most proud of is playing himself in the Christmas special of The Office

Burns is also an ambassador for the Global Angels charity and often hosts fund-raising evenings for them.

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Greg Burns gets a new radio gig

Weekend show on Hits Radio

Comedian and radio presenter Greg Burns is to host a new Saturday morning show across the Hits Radio Network.

He currently hosts the breakfast show with Fleur East and James Barr – but the trio will be adding a  9am Saturday slot from this weekend.

It will include a rerun of some of the content that aired in the week’s breakfast shows.

Paul Gerrard, the network’s programme director, said: ‘The new show will allow the team to bring their infectious chemistry, humour and even more stars from the world of music, movies and entertainment to our network.’ 

Burns moved to Australia to host a mid-morning show on Nova in Sydney in 2016, but returned to the UK earlier in the year for the Hits job.

Based in Manchester, the Hits network comprises  21 local radio stations in the Midlands, Northern England and Scotland as well as a nationwide broadcast on DAB.

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Published: 3 Sep 2019

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2000

Big Value Comedy Show (Late)


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