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Mark Goodier joins Absolute Radio

Mark Goodier is joining the Absolute Radio network for a series of special programmes, which focus on the careers of music icons. As part of this series, he will be hosting ‘Elton John- Diamonds’, a two part special featuring an exclusive interview with Elton John and Bernie Taupin. The programme sees Elton and Bernie reminisce on careers which have spanned over 50 years.

Mark Goodier is a seasoned broadcaster and has been one of the most in-demand voice over artists of the last 20 years. He has hosted shows on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 as well as many commercial networks. Mark was a regular presenter of Top Of The Pops and is famously the voice of the world famous Now That’s What I Call Music album series.

Having suffered two strokes in 2016 and 2017, he is delighted to be returning radio with this series of shows for Absolute Radio.

Absolute Radio Content Director, Paul Sylvester says: “Mark is a true master of the art of radio and I’m delighted he’s joining the Absolute Radio family. We pride ourselves in crafting documentaries and special programming which charts the careers of the artists we play and Mark is in a unique position to tell these stories. Mark Goodier says ‘As a music fan I love it that the Absolute network finds the time to celebrate music and the people who create it with these specials. I think the audience is in for a treat”

You can listen to Mark’s show throughout November on Absolute Radio, Absolute 80s, Absolute Radio 70s. His two part chat with Elton and Bernie will be airing on Saturday 18/25 November at 10pm Absolute Radio.