Sara Cox

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‘I try to slip the Prodigy into all my radio shows’: Sara Cox’s honest playlist
The Radio 2 presenter would lip-sync to I Will Survive in her nightie, and used Dolly Parton to get to know her horse, but which rock gods make her toes curl?

As told to Rich Pelley

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sara Cox: ‘There were some tears, some “I can’t do this”’
The DJ and writer on coming to terms with being a novelist, the appeal of middle-aged men and the book that broke her heart

Hephzibah Anderson

07, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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TV tonight: Abby McEnany pushes dramedy to the limits – and runs low on nuts
Abby is nearly out of almonds – a more serious predicament than it might seem. Plus: Sara Cox with another chapter of celeb book club Between the Covers. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Hannah Verdier and Graeme Virtue

17, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sara Cox: ‘I don't want to be confronted with my own mortality’
The broadcaster and host of the BBC books show Between the Covers discusses her TV loves and hates – and how she would slot into a big-budget Netflix drama

Interview by Hannah J Davies

20, Oct, 2020 @3:57 PM

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Sara Cox: ‘I was a vegetarian for a few days but my heart wasn’t in it’
The broadcaster reminisces about growing up on a farm, eating fried rice for breakfast, and her love of liquorice pipes

John Hind

14, Mar, 2020 @1:00 PM

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BBC Radio 4 sheds 750,000 listeners in year
Flagship news and current affairs station’s Rajar figures hit hard by commercial rivals

Jim Waterson Media editor

07, Feb, 2019 @12:01 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Jo Whiley; The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show; Sara Cox; Trevor Nelson’s Rhythm Nation
It’s been musical chairs at Radio 2, where some exceptional presenters finally have the shows they deserve

Miranda Sawyer

20, Jan, 2019 @7:00 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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After Chris Evans ... why women are leading the race for the breakfast slot
As the longtime presenter vacates his breakfast slot, five of the six favourites to take over his popular show are women. So what has prompted this cultural shift in a schedule that has been dominated by men for years?

Miranda Sawyer

08, Sep, 2018 @5:23 PM

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Radio 2 is a stale boys' club – give a woman the breakfast show
With Chris Evans off to Virgin, Radio 2 has a chance to promote women beyond weather girls – and Sara Cox, Alice Levine and Liza Tarbuck should be in the mix

Fiona Sturges

03, Sep, 2018 @1:47 PM

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​Toast and jams: the Radio 1 breakfast​ ​show through the ages
With Nick Grimshaw deciding to quit the flagship programme, we look back at the hosts who have shaped it, from Tony Blackburn to Sara Cox

Fraser McAlpine

31, May, 2018 @5:46 PM

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Love in the Countryside: the udder side of TV dating
Hoping to find love for a selection of beef farmers, equine vets and beyond, this polite reality show seeks out romance in rural Britain

Fiona Sturges

28, Apr, 2018 @10:00 AM

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