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BBC Radio 1 announces Christmas Takeover presenters

By | Published on Wednesday 8 December 2021

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BBC Radio 1 has announced that its Christmas Takeover will return again this year, with 30 new DJs presenting shows on the station over the festive period.

“Since its launch in 2019, Radio 1’s Christmas Takeover has grown into a powerful catalyst for boosting the careers of new and emerging presenters and DJs right across the industry”, says Head Of Radio 1, Aled Haydn Jones.

“We’re incredibly proud of the achievements of those who have taken part in the Takeover over the past couple of years, and we’re looking forward to showcasing the new crop of talent over the festive period this year”.

This year’s group of newcomers include podcaster Alexandra Woolhouse, who will become the first trans woman to present on daytime Radio 1, and local BBC presenters including James Threlfall, Angelle Joseph, Ifan Davies, and Phoebe I-H.

The full list of presenters, and the shows they will be taking over, is:

Alexandra Woolhouse and Carrie Morrison (Radio 1’s Life Hacks)
Alexinder Riyat (Radio 1 Anthems)
Alice Dale (Radio 1 Anthems) Alyx Holcombe (Radio 1’s Rock Show)
Angelle Joseph (BBC Music Introducing on Radio 1)
Bhavotelli (1Xtra’s Rap Show)
CassKidd (Benji B)
Charlie Tee (Radio 1’s Dance Party)
Daniella Gualtieri (Radio 1 Anthems)
Elliot Darby (Radio 1 Anthems)
Emma Millen (Radio 1 Anthems)
Emma-Louise Amanisha (Radio 1’s Future Soul)
Ifan Davies (Radio 1’s Power Down Playlist)
Jack Miles (Radio 1 Anthems)
James Threlfall (Radio 1’s Dance Anthems)
Kerrie Cosh (Radio 1’s Future Artists)
Lashwana Stewart (The 1Xtra Takeover)
Laughta (Radio 1’s Soundsystem)
Liam Daly and Chess Warren (The Official Chart on Radio 1)
Luke Wallwork (Radio 1’s Chillest Show)
Maia Lowerson (Radio 1’s Future Sounds)
Matty Chiabi (Radio 1 Anthems)
Nakia Oliver and Fabienne Oliver (Annie Nightingale)
Nat O’Leary (Radio 1 Anthems)
Phoebe I-H (Radio 1’s Future Dance)
Seb Bailey (Radio 1 Anthems)
Sweetpea (Rene LaVice)