Simon Yaxley Cause of Death, Biography, Career, Family, BBC Radio Presenter
Simon Yaxley, a producer and presenter for BBC Radio Cumbria who was referred to as “radio through and through,” has passed away.
How Did Simon Yaxley Die?
Simon Yaxley, a BBC radio presenter died suddenly, and his demise news was confirmed by the BBC spokesperson. His colleagues shared tributes on their social media pages.
A BBC spokesperson said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with Simon's family and friends. We understand this will be a very difficult time for them, so we won't be commenting any further at this time.”
Simon was known for his performances in pantomimes in Cumbria. Simon was also a fantastic comic actor who could add physical humor to every role he played with warmth and perfect comic timing. In the spring, he made his most recent stage appearance at the Green Room, playing the helpless Roger Fuller in “One For The Road.”
Although, Simon Yaxley cause of death was not revealed yet.
Who was Simon Yaxley?
Simon was one of the best presenters of Lakeland Radio and latterly at BBC Cumbria. Simon was highly recognized for his performances in several pantomimes among amateur dramatic organizations in Cumbria.
‘Yakkers' moved to Cumbria from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex and hosted Lakeland Radio's morning show until the station was purchased from CN Group in 2017.
He then went to Radio Cumbria to host a brand-new show. He gained notoriety around the country due to his unique voice.
When Simon worked at Lakeland Radio, Andy Milliard, who used to co-present with him, said of him: “He was just radio through and through; it was his actual passion.” Simon was a wonderful performer, a good person, and a great friend.
“He was sad when Lakeland Radio stopped broadcasting in this region because he was so chuffed when he got his shot on Radio Cumbria. He was such a happy-go-lucky guy he had so much passion for local people.”
Really sad news this morning, the world has lost a top bloke 😞 RIP @RadioYakkers (Simon Yaxley)
No doubt about it Simon was one of the best presenters at Lakeland Radio and latterly at @BBC_Cumbria . A very bubbly, friendly bloke and a fantastic actor too.
Good night Yakkers😞 pic.twitter.com/K2M9fMevjt
— Steve Ferguson (@Stevenferguson7) December 22, 2022