Marc Riley - BBC Radio Host

Marc Riley

BBC Radio Host

Marc Riley played in a variety of UK bands from the age of 16 to 27, most notably legendary Mancunian band The Fall.

He also worked as a cartoonist for ‘Oink!’ comic and a record plugger before joining BBC Radio as a DJ in 1990, first at Radio 1 and Radio 5 before his current slot hosting an evening show on BBC 6 Music.

As well as music, he is passionate about whale watching and conservation, and passionately opposed to whaling.