David 'diddy' Hamilton
David Hamilton is one of Britain's best known radio and TV personalities with a career spanning over five decades. During that time he has presented over 12,000 radio shows for BBC and commercial stations and over 1,000 TV shows mainly for BBC , ITV and satellite.
After many years hosting radio and TV shows, it was in 1973 that David was given a 3-hour daily show on BBC Radio One. In 1975 the show was simultaneously broadcast on Radio Two, giving it the biggest ever audience on BBC radio of 18 million. While at Radio One David was voted one of Britain`s top 3 DJ`s two years running. In 1977 his daily show transferred to Radio Two where it ran for the next nine years.
On BBC TV David hosted the Saturday night Light Entertainment series, Seaside Special, and many editions of Top Of The Pops, as well as a cameo role in Monty Python`s Flying Circus.In the Seventies David had prominent roles in several Benny Hill Shows for Thames TV and in 1975 appeared in The Tommy Cooper Show series. Each show ended with an interview spot with Tommy and David called Fez To Fez. During the 80's and 90's, he hosted ITV's All Clued Up, and along with Chris Tarrant, were team captains on the Channel 4 music series, Pop The Question.
David has taken time out from his popular Rock and Roll Back The Years UK tour to appear at QuizFest UK.
David will be signing his book 'A Fulhamish Tale' about his connection with the football team plus his new book to tie in with the 50th anniversary of Radio 1 called 'The Golden Days Of Radio One'.
"A great fun day with some huge personalities'
A Fulhamish Tale & The Golden Days of Radio One: Hotshots, Big Shots and Potshots