Greg James

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‘Radio talks to people, but TV talks at you’: Greg James on silly stories, childhood sickness and his listener ‘stars’
More people wake up with Greg James than anyone else. But how can he be so relentlessly chipper at 7am? Rhik Samadder meets the Radio 1 Breakfast host

Rhik Samadder

27, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The person who got me through 2021: Greg James made bad pandemic mornings bearable
The Radio 1 presenter’s breakfast show offered me reasons to be cheerful in 2021 – playing therapist to my bleary-eyed lockdown blues

Alex Mistlin

28, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2021
Celebrities’ bizarre snacking habits, a true crime tale about stripping troupe The Chippendales, and the realisation that there’s no such thing as too much Louis Theroux: it’s the pods of the year

Hannah J Davies and Rachel Aroesti

24, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The week in audio: Greg James’s Summer Breakout; Manatomy
James finds himself locked up again - this time in a hot campervan - in Radio 1’s latest stunt project. Plus, a podcast that gets men to open up

Miranda Sawyer

24, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sunday with Greg James: ‘I’m not sure where we’d be without wine’
The radio presenter tells Michael Segalov about long walks, cricket and random listening

Michael Segalov

07, Mar, 2021 @6:40 AM

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Greg James and Bella Mackie: 'We're not the next Richard and Judy'
The Radio 1 breakfast host and his writer wife fought off lockdown ennui to launch an educational new podcast – which has quickly become a chart-topping hit

Toby Moses

03, Mar, 2021 @12:39 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts
Small, but comforting, changes to radio schedules find presenters adjusting to support and cheer lives led in isolation

Miranda Sawyer

04, Apr, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Here's my mum with the news! Radio DJs on the switch to home-broadcasting
What can we expect as the coronavirus forces presenters to broadcast from their living rooms? Sirens, pancakes, family interruptions – and big happy bangers

Kieran Yates

30, Mar, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Nish Kumar gets frosty reception at Lord's Taverners charity feast
Comedian’s jokes about Rees Mogg and Brexit draw boos at Christmas lunch in London

Aamna Mohdin

03, Dec, 2019 @2:10 PM

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‘We all have to be laughing by 5.30am’: how Radio 1’s Greg James saved Breakfast
With his stupid stunts and empathy for his audience, the Breakfast show host is a rare success story in radio. He talks about opening up on mental health, the problem with jingles – and why it’s such a great time to be silly

Elle Hunt

20, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Zoe Ball profile: 'I feel a crazy mix of elation and wanting to run away'
BBC Radio 2’s new breakfast show host on being a ladette, her pal Greg James, and wondering if her daughter will tune in

Sam Wollaston

05, Oct, 2018 @1:12 PM

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Greg James puts listeners centre stage on Radio 1 breakfast debut
James’s first Radio 1 Breakfast Show is bright and funny and avoids a race to the bottom

Peter Robinson

20, Aug, 2018 @1:17 PM

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