Tributes paid to radio producer Duncan Wallace

Friends and colleagues of Duncan Wallace have been paying tribute to the radio producer after fighting a brain tumour.

Duncan worked at Galaxy as a Producer, Capital as a Network Producer, and he produced the Drivetime show at Kiss. He’s won three Sony Radio Awards plus a Gold in 2008.

Before working in radio he graduated from the University of Sunderland with a BA Hons in Media Production in 2005.

Since 2015 he has been a Production Manager for Beats 1 broadcasting on Apple Music.

Duncan was diagnosed with an inoperable, high-grade brain tumour just two years ago and leaves behind his wife and two young children. He recently raised £22,000 for Brain Tumour Research by completing the Great North Run.

You can read his story here.

Andi Durrant shared the sad news on socials and paid tribute: “I’m incredibly sad to say goodbye to Duncan Wallace who passed away at home today, after a superhuman battle with a brain tumour. Duncs was my producer and partner in radio for many years, but more importantly the most awesome friend, husband, son, brother and dad.

“He was the most generous, kind, funny and clever cheeky Geordie on the planet, and his work making programmes at Galaxy, Capital, Kiss and Apple touched the lives of millions of people without them ever knowing. He never wanted the glory.. his gift to us all was a never-ending passion to create things that made people happy.

“I’m certain he’s standing opposite me now with his headphones on, making sure I get it right when I remind you to hug your family and tell your mates you love them.

“Duncs you’re an absolute legend x.”