Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Johnny Ball Life Story Interview….
Johnny Ball is a British television personality, a populariser of mathematics and the father of BBC Radio 2 DJ Zoë Ball.
He was a regular fixture on children’s television in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, presenting several series of popular science and technology programmes intended for children (including Think of a Number; Think Again; Think Backwards; Think…This Way and Johnny Ball Reveals All). He was also one of the hosts of infant education programme Play School beginning in 1967 and continuing throughout the 1970s and beyond.
In 2003, he appeared on The Terry and Gaby Show in which he answered viewers’ questions. In July 2004, he was named in the Radio Times list of the top 40 most eccentric TV presenters of all time. In July 2012, he presented a Horizon special on ageing on BBC Four. He has recently starred in ITV and Channel 4 television adverts as well as radio adverts for the Yorkshire based firm Help-Link.
In 2012, the 74-year-old Ball was announced as one of the 14 celebrities who would take part in the Strictly Come Dancing TV show. He was the first celebrity to be eliminated from the competition.
Enjoy a rare interview with Johnny & Alex….