Gideon Coe

Gideon Coe

Gideon Coe is a radio DJ, presenter, sportscaster, voiceover artist and journalist who’s been with BBC Radio 6 Music since the station’s launch in 2002.

Gideon has a degree in Communication Studies. He played rhythm guitar in pop/punk bands and worked for Kent County Council before starting his successful broadcasting career in 1976 as a child presenter on the BBC One TV programme Why Don’t You? He has since won three Sony Awards for his broadcasting work.

He has presented shows on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 4, where he became a regular guest on Loose Ends.

Gideon joined BBC Radio 6 Music in 2002. He currently presents its late show, featuring varied sessions and gigs recorded for the archives of BBC Radio.


When You Walk Through the Storm: How Songs Can Heal with Gideon Coe, Suzi Quatro and guests