The ‘Voice of the Balls’ and also presides over BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing & America’s Dancing with the Stars. Alan Dedicoat is known to millions of viewers as ‘The Voice of the Balls’, providing instant commentary for the National Lottery Draw. He is also the voice of Strictly Come Dancing and for many years joined in the banter with Terry Wogan on his Radio 2 breakfast show.
Alan Dedicoat originally trained to be a lawyer but was seduced by hospital radio into a career in broadcasting. Several years on local stations were followed by a move to London and Radio 2, eventually becoming the network’s Chief Announcer.
Alan Dedicoat host & compere
As well as hosting conferences and awards, live voice overs and speaking after dinner, Alan is a natural quizmaster. With a stream of quips, he maintains perfect order as he tests teams on everything from MOR hits, national flags and company logos to knowledge of their industry. Alan is also an accomplished auctioneer and can be guaranteed to ensure guests enjoy the evening and give generously.