Chris Johnson announces CBBC Office departure

© BBC

© BBC

CBBC Office presenter Chris Johnson has announced that he is to leave at the start of September.

Chris, who is currently the lead continuity presenter, joined the channel in January 2010 presenting weekends with Ed Petrie. Before continuing with holiday mornings and weekends with the likes of London Hughes and Dodge the Dog.

Then, following Iain Stirling leaving, took over weekday afternoons with Hacker the Dog in February 2013 where he’s remained for the past year and half.

Chris has also voiced Dennis the Menace in a recent reboot, appeared in shows such as 12 Again and narrated new hit Whoops I Missed The Bus. He’s also a member of Doctor Who Magazine’s Time Team and voiced characters for online interactive game The Gunpowder Plot.

Announcing the news on his personal Twitter page, Chris wrote: “Sep 5th will be my last day in the CBBC Office. It’s been amazing but after playing ‘Chris’ for 4 years it’s time to try something new.

“For those asking, I’m not gone from the CBBC Channel entirely – Dennis the Menace & Gnasher is on every day & there are more shows to come.”

You can watch Chris most weekday afternoons from 4:00pm on the CBBC Channel and CBBC HD.

Chris’ final day in the CBBC Office will be Friday 5th September 2014.