STEPHEN Mulhern has landed a new job after being recruited by Virgin Radio UK for the summer.
The Catchphrase host, 44, will keep Graham Norton’s seat warm as he takes four weeks of vacation from his weekend slot.
Stephen, who is also famous for Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and the spinoff show In For A Penny, promised listeners an “incredible” ride.
He said: “We’re going to have a whole summer of fun all weekend long on Virgin Radio while Graham takes a much needed rest in the sun.
“There will be all the usual antics and a soundtrack that screams welcome for the weekend! So make sure you tune in, it’s going to be amazing!”
Meanwhile, Virgin Radio Content Director Mike Cass said, âGraham is taking a well-deserved vacation, so we’re delighted Stephen is joining the team.
We’re going to have a whole summer of fun all weekend long on Virgin Radio while Graham takes a much needed rest in the sun!
“Stephen is an amazing artist, already a big part of people’s weekends, we can’t wait to hear him have fun with Virgin Radio listeners.”
Stephen broke his news on Instagram, saying, “So excited to keep @grahnort’s headquarters warm @virginradiouk for the next few weeks!”
Her showbiz friend Emma Willis of The Voice UK replied, âWhoop whoop!
Meanwhile, another follower gushed: “Stage and screen AND radio star! Are your talents endless?”
One of them also said: âYes! Just what we need: a little bit of Stephen! I love it and I am definitely listening! “
Graham Norton will return to the Graham Norton Show with Waitrose on Virgin Radio UK in September.
- Listen to Stephen Mulhern on The Graham Norton Radio Show with Waitrose on Virgin Radio UK from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays.
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