Who’s on The One Show tonight? Tony Blackburn, Nick Grimshaw and Clara Amfo celebrate 50 years of Radio 1 with Matt Baker and Alex Jones


THE ONE Show is enjoying another celeb-filled week in the studio.

Here’s what you can expect from Thursday’s show, and who will be stopping by to visit the much-loved presenters…

Who is on The One Show tonight?

A host of Radio 1 favourites will appear on The One Show sofa to discuss the upcoming celebrations for the station’s 50th anniversary.

The weekend will see a host of iconic presenters returning to host their original slots.

 Nick Grimshaw will take to the sofa

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Nick Grimshaw will take to the sofa

Nick Grimshaw

Nick, 33, started his career in 2007 as the host of several music shows on Channel 4.

Since taking over the BBC Radio One breakfast show in 2012, he’s entertained listeners with a mix of pop music and hilarious chat.

Nick was a judge on The X Factor in 2015 alongside Rita Ora, Simon Cowell and Cheryl.

Clara Amfo

Clara joined the BBC radio network in Seotember 2013 and has since landed hosting duties for the chart show and the mid-morning show.

Fronting the Live Lounge segment of the mid-morning Radio One show has seen Clara interview famous faces including Jay-Z and Chris Martin.

Tony Blackburn

Radio legend Tony Blackburn was the first DJ to front Radio One when it launched on 30 September 1967.

He’d previously built up a reputation as a host on offshore pirate radio stations.

Outside of radio, Tony has found success as a singer and he became the winner of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here in 2002.

 Radio veteran Tony Blackburn will be on tonight's The One Show

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Radio veteran Tony Blackburn will be on tonight’s The One Show

Who is presenting The One Show tonight?

Alex Jones will front tonight’s episode of The One Show alongside Matt Baker.

Matt made his name on Blue Peter before fronting Countryfile and The One Show

Alex started out as a TV researcher before bagging the prestigious BBC gig.

 Matt Baker and Alex Jones will host The One Show tonight

Matt Baker and Alex Jones will host The One Show tonight

What time is The One Show on?

You can tune in to BBC One at 7pm on weeknights to watch the show.

Today’s episode will last half an hour.

Each night the presenters mix interviews with an array of celebrity guests with an eclectic mix of topics ranging from current affairs to pop culture.

It is then available on demand on the BBC iPlayer.

Can I be in The One Show audience?

Unfortunately, the One Show is not listed among the BBC shows you can apply for tickets for.

So viewers will just have to get their fix from their sofas.

However, to be in with a chance of watching programmes from A Question of Sport to Just a Minute being made visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/.

 The One Show has been running for 11 years

The One Show has been running for 11 years

How long has The One Show been running?

The magazine style show has been running for over a decade. The first episode was aired on August 14 2006.

From 2007 to 2010 it was hosted by Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley, before Alex Jones and Jason Manford took the helm, later being replaced by Matt Baker.

Chris Evans oversaw the Friday night hour-long episodes from 2010 to 2015.

The likes of Dermot O’Leary, Phil Tufnell, Zoe Ball and Fearne Cotton are among the guest presenters who have stood in for the regular duos.

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