• About

    Matt Edmondson

    Matt Edmondson is a broadcaster, author, creator, and DJ. 

    Matt joined BBC Radio 1 in 2011. He and his real-life best pal Mollie King currently host the weekend afternoon show, 1-4pm Fridays to Sundays and can be heard depping for Greg on Breakfast on the network. From July 2024 Matt and Mollie will launch their all-new weekday Radio 1 show, airing Monday – Thursday from 1-4pm.

    Matt and Mollie hosted the rebooted UK version of “Beauty And The Geek” for Discovery+.  His other TV presenting roles have included “The Apprentice: Meet the Candidates” (BBC2), “Children in Need” (BBC1), “The Xtra Factor”, “Release the Hounds”, “Fake Reaction” (ITV2) and “T4” (Channel 4).  In 2023 he teamed up with author Adam Kay to present the podcast “A List of Absolutely Everything That Might Kill You”.  

  • Matt released his first song, “Your Car”, in 2020 with vocals performed by Aymee Weir. Leaning into his newly found love of music production, his podcast, “Not Another Love Song”, saw him collaborate with pop artists to create an album with song subjects as diverse and surreal as Hay Fever to Dishwashers.  

    Matt has devised numerous bestselling board games including “Obama Llama”, “Ansagrams”, “Egg Slam”, “Noggin”, “Toodles” and “Rainbow Rage”.  

     His television production company (Accidentally on Purpose) has co-produced shows for BBC1, Channel 4, ITV2 and Comedy Central.  

    Inspired by his own passion for magic, in 2017 Macmillan published Matt’s first book for children “The Greatest Magician in the World”.   

    He is also in demand for brand work, corporate hosting and commercial DJ sets.  


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