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Chris Moyles and 'Comedy' Dave Vitty have reportedly fallen out since their final radio show together. The former BBC Radio 1 colleagues are said to have clashed after Moyles began a close friendship with Vitty's ex-wife Jayne Sharp. Vitty met Sharp when she was a runner at Radio 1. They separated after five years together in April 2011 and have a 3-year-old daughter together. Sources close to Vitty have claimed that he has felt betrayed by Moyles since he discovered their friendship. "They were so tight knit (more) »
- By Tom Eames
Chris Moyles and Comedy Dave are reportedly involved in a bitter feud. The loud-mouthed DJ - who stepped down from fronting the Radio 1 Breakfast show in September after 10 years - is said to have fallen out with his former co-presenter Dave Vitty after striking up a close relationship with Dave's ex-wife. According to friends close to the 38-year-old broadcaster, he feels 'totally betrayed' by Chris's close friendship with his ex-wife Jayne Sharpe, whom he was married to for five years after meeting her when she was a runner on the 'The Chris Moyles Show'. A Radio 1 insider said: 'They were so tight knit but that changed almost overnight after Dave got wind of the friendship. Things deteriorated »
Chris Moyles has revealed that he "misses" presenting his BBC Radio 1 breakfast show. The broadcaster hosted his last ever morning show on the station after eight years in September, with Nick Grimshaw taking over the slot. While he admitted not missing getting up early every day, he said that he does miss meeting up with his team members including Dave Vitty and Dominic Byrne. "I miss the team and I miss seeing everyone every day and having a platform to talk about stuff," he told Daybreak. "But I don't miss getting up early. I heard the start of Nick's show, it's so weird. But life's great, I'm having a ball, I really am." Moyles released his new comedy LP The Difficult Second Album on Monday, containing duets with the likes of Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow and Olly Murs among (more) »
- By Tom Eames
Chris Moyles has announced plans for a live tour later this year. The BBC Radio 1 DJ will embark on a nine-date tour in October, with a current working title of 'Chris Moyles and Some Mates on Tour'. The gigs will be around 80 minutes in length and will feature a live band, games and Q&A sessions, while his long-running teammates including 'Comedy' Dave Vitty, Dominic Byrne and Aled Haydn-Jones are also expected to appear. Moyles will host his final ever breakfast show on Radio 1 on Friday (September 14), before Nick Grimshaw takes over on September 24. The tour will kick off at Birmingham's O2 Academy on October 14, and will come to a close on October 24 at Manchester's Academy. "It's the first and last time Chris and his team will perform to a paying audience," a source told (more) »
- By Tom Eames
Hot on the tail of news that Chris Moyles will leave Radio 1 at the end of September, vacating the Breakfast Show slot he has held for eight and a half years, the BBC have announced that Nick Grimshaw will take over the show.
The radio and TV presenter, who currently presents the late evening show, at the station as well as co-hosting Sunday night slot with Annie Mac, has been named as the surprise choice to takeover the flagship slot, after favourite Greg James, who took took over the Radio 1 drive time show from Scott Mills back in February was overlooked for the appointment.
27-year-old Grimshaw, who balances his radio work with presenting duties on Channel 4′s T4 programming will take over when Moyles steps down in September, as the BBC seek to target a younger demographic. His experience in youth presenting is said to have helped his cause greatly. »
- Simon Gallagher
John Bishop has begun the first of three marathons which will see him complete his Sport Relief 'Week of Hell'. The comedian's challenge has seen him so far cycle 185 miles from Paris to Calais, where he joined celebrity rowers Davina McCall, Freddie Flintoff and Denise Lewis to cross the English Channel. Despite suffering from exhaustion, Bishop and his supporters arrived in Dover yesterday evening, completing the second stage of his 290-mile journey. At 9am this morning, Bishop - said to have been in high spirits - set off on his first marathon, on which he was joined for the first leg by Radio 1 presenter Comedy Dave Vitty. However, the Liverpudlian took a tumble just a few miles in when his legs buckled. With no injuries sustained, he continued running, and was later joined by presenter Dermot O'Leary.
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- By Ryan Love
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