Richie is best known for his role on BBC Radio Two’s Breakfast Show where he presents the travel bulletins.
In May he travelled to Turin, in Italy, to cover the Eurovision Song Contest for the radio station.
He also appears as a presenter on The One Show and was recently proud to be part of the BBC’s Platinum Jubilee coverage.
His Strictly Come Dancing announcement was revealed on Friday’s instalment of the BBC Radio Two Breakfast Show.
He said: I met Craig [Revel Horwood] a few years ago at Birmingham Pride and he’s so lovely.
“I can’t believe I’m going to stand there in front of Shirley and Motsi and Anton.
“I’m going to be starstruck, it’s going to be like a meet and greet.”
Published at Fri, 05 Aug 2022 07:43:00 +0000