Chris Evans began his broadcasting career at Manchester Piccadilly radio, going on to become a household name in TV and radio. With his production company Ginger he launched and presented the hugely successful Channel 4 show THE BIG BREAKFAST. TFI FRIDAY, which originally ran from 1996 to 2000, was recommissioned for a new series in 2015.
After working for Radio 1 and then Virgin Radio, Chris joined Radio 2 in 2005. He is now presenter of the Radio 2 breakfast show, which attracts 9.6 million listeners a week.
In June 2015 Chris was announced as the new lead presenter of TOP GEAR on BBC Two.
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