Bob Harris takes Radio 2 mangle due to illness

Bob Harris

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Harris was formerly diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007

Veteran broadcaster Bob Harris is to take a mangle from presenting his BBC Radio 2 nation uncover after pang an aortic dissection.

The condition occurs when there is a rip in a wall of a vital artery carrying blood out of a heart.

“The aorta is fundamentally a M1 of a physique and any repairs is regarded as intensely serious,” pronounced Harris.

“I am not accurately certain when we will be on atmosphere again though we am on a highway to liberation now,” he continued.

Harris, famous to fans as “Whispering Bob”, pronounced he suffered a rip to his aorta while out walking 10 days ago.

“It was an impossibly frightful impulse and we am massively gladdened to a ambulance organisation who attended so promptly,” he said,

Harris, 73, also paid reverence to a Intensive Care group and consultants during Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital, his mother Trudie and his “wonderful” family.

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He hosted a special book of The Old Grey Whistle Test on BBC Four final year

Paul Sexton will horde a subsequent dual editions of Harris’s hour-long show, that front on Thursdays during 21:00 BST.

“We wish Bob a really rapid liberation and demeanour brazen to welcoming him behind to Wogan House when he’s ready,” pronounced Radio 2 conduct Lewis Carnie.

Harris, who was done an OBE in 2011 for services to song broadcasting, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007.

Last year, he presented a special book of The Old Grey Whistle Test, a iconic BBC song programme he fronted from 1972 to 1978.

He also done a cameo appearance, as himself, in a new film recover Wild Rose, about a wannabe nation song thespian from Glasgow.

According to a British Heart Foundation, an aortic ratiocination many mostly occurs since of a rip or repairs to a middle backing of a artery.

It is a singular and potentially dangerous condition that requires all people who have it to take remedy to control their blood pressure, customarily for a rest of their lives.

Earlier this year Harris’s associate Radio 2 front manoeuvre Johnnie Walker took a mangle to have an vague heart condition treated.

The 74-year-old returned to horde Sounds of a 70s and The Rock Show in March.

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