Chris Evans reveals 'why he left the BBC': 'It wouldn't have happened'

The 52-year-old DJ, who recently moved from the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show to Virgin Radio’s, said the team had gone out for a boozy brunch after yesterday’s show. Chris Evans told listeners he and his assistant, the Frothy Coffee Man, AKA Hiten Vora, ended up crashing in a twin room at The Shard after the gathering, never making it home. He then proceeded to sing the praises of the heated toilet seats in the luxury Shangri-La Hotel and ended up deciding his co-star Vassos Alexander should head over to The Shard in order to try one out live on the show. As the Virgin Radio Breakfast Show progressed over the course of the morning, he counted down to the moment they would go live to Vassos in The Shard.

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However, before they could, Chris received a question from a listener.

“‘Why did we leave the BBC?’” he read out, bursting out laughing.

“Well,” he continued, after a pause, quipping: “Because this would’ve taken three weeks of compliance meetings and then it wouldn’t have happened!”

Recalling how he had spent the night with the Frothy Coffee Man, the presenter told Virgin Radio listeners: “We do a lot nowadays.

“My wife’s quite

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