Steve Wright



The Big Quiz

Home Truths

Marathon Music Quiz (commentator)

Steve Wright's Quiz of the Year


Born 26 August 1954 in Greenwich, London. Got his big break with Radio Luxembourg in the 1970s, and on his Radio 1 show he was de rigeur listening in 6th form common rooms during the early 90s thanks to legendary features such as Voiceover Man, the Car Boot Sale song, and - get this - Radio Tennis. After a short spell on Radio 1 Breakfast, and a few years on commercial radio, Wright shifted down a channel, presenting Steve Wright In The Afternoon on Radio 2 from 1999 until 2022.

He died in February 2024, aged 69.

Books / Tapes

Steve Wright's Book of Factoids

Steve Wright in The Afternoon - The Oldies

Web links

BBC - Radio 2 - Steve Wright Home Page

Wikipedia entry

IMDB entry

See also

Weaver's Week tribute


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