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Gerald Michael Anderson, known professionally as Gerry Anderson (born on the 28th of October 1944), is a Sony Award-winning radio and television broadcaster from Derry, Northern Ireland who works for BBC Northern Ireland, and is a member of the Radio Academy Hall Of Fame. He refers to himself on his show as Turkey Neck, Puppet Chin or Golf Mike Alpha.

The Gerry Anderson Show is currently broadcast daily on BBC Radio Ulster from 10.30 am to 11.55am, and calls made to the show form the basis of BBC NI’s animated TV comedy series On The Air. Show regulars include Geordie Tuft - a farmer from Loughinisland, who often offers advice to listeners on issues regarding farm animals (particularly goats), using Jeyes fluid as a shampoo for dogs, and how to ‘dung out a bed’.

Gerry’s co-presenter on the show is Sean Coyle who has his own Wee Show on BBC Radio Foyle.

In addition, he presents various television series for BBC Northern Ireland.

Edited by timahall on 8 Dec 2010, 19:11

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