The broadcaster introduced on Twitter that she is at the moment affected by a bout of Covid.
She wrote: “So I’ve received covid… However excellent news is ya man @vernonkay is taking care of y’all @BBCRadio2. Again quickly.”
Kay later confirmed that he was stepping in for Ball till she was higher: “Couple of mornings on @BBCRadio2 arising!! Get properly shortly @ZoeTheBall 5am get up’s play havoc with the attention luggage!! See you tomorrow from 6.30AM.”
The previous All-Star Household Fortunes host isn’t any stranger to the Radio 2 viewers as he has beforehand lined for Ball when she has been off.
He additionally had a present on Radio 1 for eight years and offered on Radio X between 2015 and 2017.
It was not too long ago introduced that Radio 2’s Ebook Membership would grow to be part of Ball’s morning present.
Since launching in 2010, the Ebook Membership has been part of Drivetime, Jo Whiley’s night present and Steve Wright’s afternoon broadcast with Ball’s morning present its new residence.
In a press release, Ball said: “One of the best escapism for me has all the time been to get misplaced in one other world in guide, the place our imaginations are sparked, examined and tickled by ingenious authors on wild, winsome and infrequently completely emotional journeys. The Radio 2 Ebook Membership has a high notch observe report for recommending the very best reads, and we’d love our listeners to share their ideas and discoveries with us whether or not from a well-loved or thrilling new creator.”
She added: “I lengthen a really heat welcome to everybody to affix us for The Radio 2 Ebook Membership in its model new residence on my Breakfast Present and may’t wait to be the bookish ringmaster, bringing authors and listeners collectively to talk all issues literary!”
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