(born in Dorset
in 1933) is a British
radio presenter and comedian
Brandon originally worked on television and abroad as a comedian. Following on from a brief spell on Radio Luxembourg
in 1966 he joined pirate Radio London
Brandon was one of the original presenters on BBC Radio 1
, presenting the Sounds Like Tony Brandon
show every weekday afternoon from 2-3pm, where he remained until 1971, when he joined BBC Radio 2
, presenting the weekday lunchtime, teatime & afternoon shows. He then went onto present the weekly Tony Brandon meets the Saturday people
& also a comedy show for the station. He eventually left Radio 2 in 1982
From 1984, Brandon returned to the theatre & spent three years touring the UK & Canada in various plays & has also been in pantomime.
From the mid 1980s, Brandon was heard on various commercial radio stations across the UK, including Southern Sound
Radio, where he presented the weekday lunchtime show.
From 2001 - 2004, he was heard on Birmingham's Saga 105.7, where he presented his weekly Wireless Workshop show, every Sunday from 10am-1pm.
Following Brandon's departure from Saga 105.7, he has continued to work as a commercial voice-over actor from his own studio.