12 Facts About Chris Moyles

1. On 7 July 2007 Chris Moyles appeared as a presenter at the UK leg of Live Earth in Wembley Stadium in London.

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2. On 20 January 2009, Chris Moyles made comments on his radio show regarding the family history programme Who Do You Think You Are? and the Holocaust.

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3. The BBC governors said that Chris Moyles was simply keeping up with developments in English usage.

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4. On 22 September 2010 Chris Moyles spoke out on air about not being paid by the BBC in two months.

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5. In February 2006, Chris Moyles apologised, along with the BBC, after swearing when speaking to a caller live on air.

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6. On 16 May 2012 it was announced that Chris Moyles had been cast to play the part of King Herod in an arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Jesus Christ Superstar.

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7. On the programme Chris Moyles discovered that his surname means bald servant from the Irish "O Maolmanach".

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8. In 2008, Chris Moyles appeared on the Brit Awards to present the award for the best live act, and appeared in the BBC documentary series Comedy Map of Britain.

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9. At the beginning of the show, Chris Moyles announced that they would attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "Radio DJ Endurance Marathon" and continuously broadcast for 51 hours 30 minutes.

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10. On 1 July 2011 it was announced that Chris Moyles had signed a contract to keep him on the show until 2014 making it a decade on the breakfast show.

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11. On 1 July 2011, it was announced that Chris Moyles would remain within the BBC until at least 2014, ending speculation that he would move to a commercial rival.

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12. On 7 September 2009 Chris Moyles became the longest serving breakfast presenter on Radio 1, breaking the record previously set by Tony Blackburn.

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