Peter Jefferson

Peter Jefferson

Peter Jefferson, a broadcaster with thirty five years’ experience on BBC Radio, will read out the winning Writing Competition entries at the Prizegiving during the Festival Close.  From1964 to 2001 he worked as an announcer, newsreader, DJ and presenter across all the BBC networks including the World Service where he also presented live Promenade Concerts from the Royal Albert Hall. 

Since 2001 he has presented three double audio CDs of Porridge for BBC World plus twenty episodes of Days That Shook The World and narrated the documentary on Secret History on C4 repeated on the National Geographic Channel. 

His Radio 4 work includes readings for Quote-Unquote, Poetry Please, Thinking Allowed, In Touch, Today, You & Yours and parts in several plays and a two-part documentary King John’s Treasure.

He has also done voice-overs for The Road to Berlin, various Panoramas on BBC 1, Mark Lawson talks to.... Frederick Forsyth on BBC 4, and conducted master classes for BBC Weather Centre presenters and MA students at Bournemouth University.