Chris Moyles breaks record for longest
running breakfast show on BBC Radio 1
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7 September 2009: Chris Moyles breaks record for longest running breakfast show on BBC Radio 1
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Chris Moyles has broken the record for the longest
Radio 1, beating the previous record holder
2,072 days on the job. Moyles has now clocked up 2,073 days on the job, and the
number is still increasing as the days pass.
Tony Blackburn opened BBC Radio 1 on September 30,
1967, and kept on going until June 1 1973. Chris Moyles
started the breakfast show on January 5, 2004 and is still
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By going out
on the road
for a week,
as we can.
In an interview with British tabloid the Daily Mirror, Moyles said: "I have taken a
[pay] cut because they wanted me to take a cut.
"I don't like the fact that I am earning less than I was two years ago, and I don't
deserve to be because we are working harder and the figures are up. But at the same
time if the BBC are saying 'help us out for a bit', then that's fine."
The Chris Moyles Show, the name of the weekday breakfast show on BBC Radio
1, is going on a tour that will involve performing
in Plymouth, Cardiff, Leeds, Glasgowand London, all in the United Kingdom.
Moyles stated: "By going out on the road