Life by Press Association December 19, 2018, 8:34 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Chris Evans’ breakfast show on Virgin Radio will launch in January 2019. The broadcaster announced in September that he was quitting BBC Radio 2 and returning to Virgin, almost 20 years after he left. During an appearance on The One Show, he revealed his new programme would start on January 21. It has also been announced that the show will be completely free of ad breaks, in partnership with Sky. Evans said: “So much has changed in broadcasting since I was last at Virgin Radio that now, thanks to Sky, we can do the show without ad breaks. “I’m even more excited about starting in the New Year!” Stephen van Rooyen, CEO UK & Ireland, Sky, said: “The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio will bring audiences something completely new, bold and fresh – everything we love at … [Read more...] about Chris Evans announces launch date of new Virgin Radio show
Chris Evans has confirmed that he will be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing next year. This comes just after Alan Carr was revealed to be in talks with the BBC dancing programme's bosses. Appearing on The One Show today, the 52-year-old BBC Radio 2 host opened up to presenter Alex Jones. Alex began by saying: "If rumours are to be believed you won't have time to do panto next year. Can you confirm or deny that you'll be on Strictly?" "Well, I have said yes," he confirmed. However he added that his wife Natasha Shishmanian, 38, was keen for him to do it so that she could watch the live shows. "Probably only because my wife would like to go every week," he said. "You'd know because you get a pair of tickets don't you. "So you and my wife can go and have a great time and I will be terrified backstage." "You're making a bid for the final if you think you'll be there every week," co-presenter Matt Baker laughed. But Chris exclaimed: "No, no no! Hang on a minute, you get a pair of … [Read more...] about Chris Evans confirms Strictly appearance next year
CHRIS Evans has confirmed he will appear on Strictly Come Dancing next year. The BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host, 52, revealed on The One Show tonight that he will take part in the dance competition in 2019. "If rumours are to be believed you won't have time to do panto next year," Alex Jones teased. Asking: "Can you confirm or deny that you'll be on Strictly?" "Well, I have said yes," he admitted. But insists it's only so that his wife Natasha Shishmanian, 38, can go to her favourite show. He continued: "Probably only because my wife would like to go every week. "You'd know because you get a pair of tickets don't you. "So you and my wife can go and have a great time and I will be terrified backstage." Matt Baker quipped: "You're making a bid for the final if you think you'll be there every week." "No, no no!" Chris laughed. "Hang on a minute, you get a pair of tickets every week anyhow don't you? "Look it's not about me it's about Tash getting in with Al and some of her other … [Read more...] about Chris Evans CONFIRMS Strictly Come Dancing appearance so his wife can get free tickets
THE live magazine show is welcoming an iconic radio host and wilderness expert in tonight's episode. Here is everything you need to know about tonight's guests. Who's on The One Show tonight? Tonight's beloved celebrity guests are as follows. Chris Evans As we all know, the famous 52-year-old has made a name for himself as a radio DJ and television presenter. Chris recently revealed he was leaving his flagship BBC Radio 2 breakfast show to return to Virgin Radio. His final scheduled show for Radio 2 is this Friday (December 21, 2018), although he has previously hinted he would like to do a Christmas Eve special to say goodbye. Considering that, it is very likely that Chris will discuss saying farewell to the BBC on The One Show and starting his new role at Virgin. The DJ also welcomed twin daughters Walt and Boo around the same time he announced he was leaving the BBC, so he may well update fans on how the youngsters are getting on. Bear Grylls Bear, born Edward … [Read more...] about Who’s on The One Show tonight? Chris Evans joins as he leaves Radio 2 for Virgin
CHRIS Evans is one of the biggest names in British broadcasting. The DJ who is leaving his flagship BBC Radio 2 breakfast show after over 10 years and returning to his "spiritual home" on Virgin Radio. Chris' story Chris Evans, 52, was born on April 1, 1966, and is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio in Manchester, as a teenager, before heading down to London as a presenter for the BBC's Greater London Radio and then Channel 4 television, where The Big Breakfast made him a true TV star in 1992. He then went on to host shows including Don't Forget Your Toothbrush and TFI Friday. After this, he moved back to radio to host the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, before moving to Virgin Radio. By 2000 Chris had amassed a fortune of £80million thanks to his company Ginger Productions. Chris has been married three times, firstly to Loose Women star Carol McGiffin from 1991 to 1998, and … [Read more...] about When does Chris Evans return to Virgin Radio and who is his wife Natasha Shishmanian?