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Zoe Ball on choosing her first song for Radio 2 Breakfast Show

New Radio 2 Breakfast Show presenter Zoe Ball has revealed how she chose what will be her very first song as she begins her new role next week. Ball replaced Chris Evans after he announced he would be leaving to host the breakfast programme on Virgin Radio. Speaking on BBC One’s The One Show, she told viewers her famous guest line-up included stars such as Saoirse Ronan and Hugh Jackman. Ball’s first Radio 2 Breakfast Show will be on 14 January. Source link

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Kiss announces Tom Green and Daisy Maskell as new breakfast show hosts

Image copyright BAUER Tom Green and Daisy Maskell have been announced as the new hosts of the Kiss breakfast show. It follows the departure of Rickie, Melvin and Charlie, who announced last month they would be leaving the station to join Radio 1. Tom, 24, is the current host of the 7-11pm evening show on Kiss, while 4Music presenter Daisy, 21, is a newcomer to the station. The pair will host their first show on Wednesday 2 January. Tyler West will take over the evening show – which the station…

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Matt Edmondson and Mollie King to host BBC Radio 1 weekend breakfast

Matt Edmondson and Mollie King will be the new hosts of the BBC Radio 1 weekend breakfast show. The pair will swap with Dev and Alice, who will take over their weekend afternoon slot. Matt and Mollie will host breakfast between Friday and Sunday as part of Radio 1’s three-day weekend schedule. Greg James hosts the other four days. Mollie, a former member of The Saturdays, said she was “blown away” to be asked to co-host breakfast. “I remember the buzz I got when I first walked into Radio 1…

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Zoe Ball first female to host BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show

Image caption Ball said she was “absolutely thrilled” to be taking over Zoe Ball has been announced as the new presenter of the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show. The news that she would be replacing current host Chris Evans was announced on the station on Wednesday. “I’m not underestimating the task ahead of me,” she said earlier, revealing she “definitely didn’t expect to get the call” from Radio 2 bosses. Ball, 47, was the first female breakfast show host on Radio 1 and will now repeat the honour on Radio…

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Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Greg James marries partner Bella Mackie

Image copyright Sarah Jeynes Greg James has married his partner Bella Mackie, seven months after she proposed. The Radio 1 Breakfast Show host posted on Instagram that it was “the most incredible day of my life”. Announcing the engagement in June, Greg described Bella as “the smartest, funniest and most beautiful person I’ve ever met”. He joked that his new early starts means he can’t stay up drinking as late with his new wife as much as he’d like. On his Instastory he posted that Patrick Nazemi, the head resident…

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Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

Image caption Arrested after eating this meal An Egyptian man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after a video of him having breakfast with a woman went viral on Twitter. In the video, a man with an Egyptian dialect eats breakfast beside a woman wearing a full face veil, who many assumed to be Saudi. This is in contravention with law in Saudi Arabia, where in workplaces or eateries like McDonald’s and Starbucks, families and single men have to sit in different areas. Women must sit separately from single men…

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Chris Evans: Who will take over Radio 2 breakfast show?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Evans announces his departure live on air. Chris Evans has announced he is leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show, prompting the question: who will take over? Tony Blackburn told BBC Breakfast earlier that whoever it is “will have quite a job on their hands”. “The breakfast show is the most important show of the day,” said the veteran broadcaster of the nation’s most listened-to radio programme. Here are some of the presenters and personalities who could be in with a shout.…

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Chris Evans to leave Radio 2 breakfast show

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Evans announces his departure live on air. Chris Evans has announced he will be leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show after eight years at the helm, and 13 years at the station. “I’m leaving. I’m leaving Radio 2,” he told listeners, but promised he’d stay on air until Christmas. Explaining the decision, he said: “Some of us are mountain climbers [but] if you get to the top of your favourite mountain and you stay there, you become an observer. “I want…

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Libertines frontman Pete Doherty wins cafe breakfast fame

Image copyright Dalby Cafe Image caption The huge breakfast comes on a serving platter Libertines frontman Pete Doherty will have his name inscribed on a wall of fame in a Margate cafe after scoffing a “mega breakfast” to claim it for free. He put away the feast inside 20 minutes to beat the challenge set by cafe owner Mark Ezekiel. The fry-up included four bacon rashers, four eggs, four sausages, a burger and chips, plus plenty of trimmings. The “Can’t Stand Me Now” singer is well-known in the Kent town…

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Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James: What we learned from the first show

Greg James has taken over the Radio 1 Breakfast Show. He welcomed listeners to the new show by saying: “This is the most famous radio show in the world and it’s a privilege to share it with you.” The 32-year-old has presented the drivetime programme for the last six years but has now swapped jobs with Nick Grimshaw. Here’s what we learned from his first day in the new job. It’s all about the fans There had been a lot of talk about what the first song on the new…

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