Geoff Dorsett
Geoff is a music jock and 8 times award-winning DJ. He started his music career aged 13 with some local discos and by 18 was working with Mecca Ballrooms opening venues around the UK.
In 1974 he was on air at the opening of commercial radio station Radio Hallam in Sheffield, followed by presenting shifts on other local radio stations in the 80s as well as pirate radio.
Geoff is currently on air every weekday morning at Forest FM (community radio in Dorset), 9-10 a.m. with ‘All Our Yesterplays’, and Saturday nights 8-9 p.m. with ‘The Soul Show’. He also currently syndicates 3 shows: ‘Solid Gold 60s’, ‘Supersonic 70s’ and ‘A Kick up the 80s’ to 105 stations in 25 countries. For the last 15 years, Geoff, along with his producer Adrian Collis, has presented the cult radio programme ‘The Soft Rock Show’ which ran for many years exclusively on community station Express FM in Portsmouth but is now syndicated across 26 stations internationally. It is a 4 times award-winning show which has sessions, breaks new artists, and covers every genre. It also features interviews from artists from every decade. Altogether, Geoff has interviewed close to 3000 musicians including Sir Cliff Richard, members of The Rolling Stones, Genesis, The Eagles, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Chicago, Toto, Level 42, and from every decade: Freddy Cannon, Tommy Roe, Marty Wilde, The Searchers, The Hollies, Sweet, Slade, Suzy Quatro, Deep Purple, Yes, The Stranglers, plus many more. In addition, Geoff has also interviewed many songwriters, authors, venue owners and PR companies.
Geoff presents all his shows from his home studio near Salisbury and can be contacted the following ways:
Telephone: 07784 489469