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This is the story of how The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1 became the most talked-about radio show of the 90s, as told by the team who produced it – Johnny 'Boy' Revell, Holly 'Hotlips' Samos and Dan 'The Soundman' McGrath. Welcome to Breaking Breakfast.

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    • 4.9 • 59 Ratings

This is the story of how The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1 became the most talked-about radio show of the 90s, as told by the team who produced it – Johnny 'Boy' Revell, Holly 'Hotlips' Samos and Dan 'The Soundman' McGrath. Welcome to Breaking Breakfast.

    Bitter Sweet Symphony

    Bitter Sweet Symphony

    Tina Ritchie read the news on the show for many years and recalls her memories of it all, whilst the end is in sight for the whole team as cracks start to show.

    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath. Featuring Tina Ritchie.

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 28 min
    The Day We Caught The Train

    The Day We Caught The Train

    The team are let loose and allowed out of the studio! What could possibly go wrong? These are the tales from The Radio 1 Roadshow, a place called Driffield and a rather ill-fated trip to Scotland.

    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 21 min
    Star People

    Star People

    The breakfast show featured some of the biggest stars in the world. What was George Michael’s only request? What was the deal with Prince? And what how did Mick Hucknall react to meeting ‘Charlie Chuckles’ for the first (and only) time?

    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 23 min
    (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

    (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

    Dan’s Wedding… The Ginger Grand Prix… The 4DJ Song. What are the real stories behind some of those famous moments from the show?




    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath.

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 25 min
    Pumping On Your Stereo

    Pumping On Your Stereo

    The team are assembled, and show hits the airwaves for the very first time, but it doesn’t always play by the rules!

    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath.

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 23 min
    Ready To Go

    Ready To Go

    So how did it all begin? When did the team first meet? And what were those essential ingredients needed to start the brand-new Radio 1 Breakfast Show?

    Hosted by John Revell, Holly Samos & Dan McGrath.

    Produced by Nik Goodman

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    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

Dzucco ,

A must listen to Podcast

What a listen, bring back so many good memories. The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, was the main topic of conversation we’d talk about, where I worked at the time. Great to hear 3 people, who worked on the show, letting us in on some of the inside stories.

Dustybin 1975 ,

A must listen !

What a trip down memory lane ! If you experienced Chris on the Breakfast Show in the 90’s then this Podcast is a must. So funny and nostalgic. It brought back so many good memories !!

Ewar72 ,

All my yesterday’s

The soundtrack to my single life.

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