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Alex Lester
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Born in Walsall, West Midlands
Born on 11th of May 1956

Radio broadcaster on BBC Radio 2, his sometimes surreal programme 'The Best Time of the Day' is between 2am and 5am and attracts a loyal cult audience of truckers, shift-workers and insomniacs.

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