Radio: Fearne Cotton and Matt Lucas announced as Zoe Ball's stand-ins on BBC Radio 2.

Fearne Cotton has been named as Zoe Ball’s stand-in when she takes a holiday from her BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

Speaking on the show today, Fearne said 'I'm going to do my best. Thank you for allowing me to do that'.

Zoe joked 'I have no choice in the matter! …I’'m really glad it's you. I know you'll look after the listeners'. 

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It had previously been reported that drivetime presenter Sara Cox would cover for Zoe, who takes 10 weeks leave from the station each year.

Fearne recently quit itv2’s comedy panel show Celebrity Juice and will soon be seen presenting a new interior design competition for BBC Two.

It was also announced that funnyman Matt Lucas will cover for Zoe on Bank Holidays.