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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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Zoe Ball: I’m such a different person to my Radio 1 days

Image caption Zoe Ball’s first breakfast show for Radio 2 will be broadcast on Monday It’s fair to say Zoe Ball’s new breakfast show is going to strike quite a different tone to the one she hosted on Radio 1 in the late 1990s. “I remember our quiz Shop ‘Em or Drop ‘Em, where Hollywood stars would have to either give us a piece of gossip or drop their pants, and Samuel L Jackson dropped his jeans,” the presenter recalls to BBC News. “It was quite wild… I saw my…

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MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Image copyright Dutch coastguard Image caption The Dutch coastguard searched for containers near the islands on Thursday Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum, but the tide carried many of them to the south-west. Initial images showed children’s…

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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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