Graham Norton has announced that he is to present a new show on Virgin Radio in the UK, just days after revealing that he was leaving BBC Radio 2

Norton is to present weekend shows on Virgin Radio that will premiere next year. The 57-year-old broadcaster will present his last BBC Radio 2 show on 19 December. He has been there for over a decade.

The Corkman said he was "excited and a little surprised" to be joining Virgin Radio UK.

"I was very content where I was, but the opportunity to host shows across the weekend seemed too good to miss out on," he explained.

"Plus, the energy and enthusiasm at Virgin Radio are infectious and I can't wait to get started! Did I mention the studios are very close to my house?" 

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