The 70 Ken Bruce’s birthday was celebrated on BBC Radio 2 with a series of surprises for the seasoned presenter

Stars like the musicians Sir Rod Stewart, Sir Elton John and Sir Tom Jones sent him birthday messages

Bruce’s former Radio 2 colleague Graham Norton, comedian Rob Brydon and tennis coach Judy Murray also sent good wishes to celebrate the occasion

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Brydon said, “What an achievement to be 70 and still look as good as you”

Sir Rod added, “Hi Ken, Rod here wishes you a happy birthday and thanks you for all the fun interviews over the years”

A musician from the BBC Concert Orchestra also played Happy Birthday on the bagpipes for him while his wife Kerith presented him with a cake from his BBC colleagues while he was presenting from his home studio

It was baked for the PopMaster quiz host by Frances Quinn, 2013 Great British Bake Off winner

Radio 2 director Helen Thomas said, “Ken Bruce of Radio 2, the man, the legend, the original PopMaster, we say hello!

“On behalf of all Radio 2 employees and our millions of listeners, we wish you a happy 70 Birthday! “

Phil McGarvey, Bruce ‘producer, said, “We knew Ken didn’t want a big fuss on his birthday, but we thought if we could work with his beloved BBC Concert Orchestra for a special musical gift, he would also don’t mind a lot

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