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CHRIS HAWKINS

In addition to his programmes for 6 Music, Chris regularly deputises on Radio 2. He has fronted both the BBC World Service UK Album Chart Show and the UK Top 20.

He presented a daily show on GLR 94.9 for over two years and has also presented on BBC London Live, BBC Radio Nottingham, Real Radio (Guardian Media Group) & American College Radio.

Chris began his career at BBC Radio Shropshire and has also worked as a producer and reporter at Talk Radio UK.

Earlier this year he DJ'ed (alongside 6 Music's Gideon Coe) at the BAFTA TV Awards star-studded aftershow party. A (ahem) career high was a regular gig, DJing at the Capital Radio Cafe in Leicester Square.


Best Gig
U2, Birmingham NEC, Summer 2001
 
First record you ever played on the radio?
Billy Joel, Uptown Girl

What's in your CD player at the moment?
Mercury Rev,All is Dream

A record that makes you laugh?
Gary Numan, Cars

A record that reminds you of school or college discos?
Dexys Midnight Runners, Come on Eileen.

A song you wish you'd written?
What's Goin' On, Marvin Gaye

Soundtrack for a long car journey?
A Life of Surprises, Best of Prefab Sprout

CD you'd rescue if your house was on fire?
Signed copy of James'Millionaires



  
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