8 Facts About Jeremy Vine

1. In January 2018 Jeremy Vine was one of six male BBC presenters who voluntarily took a pay cut when the gap between men and women's pay at the BBC was revealed.

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2. On the fourth week of the contest, after Jeremy Vine danced a jive to Bobby Darin's "Splish Splash", Bruno Tonioli described him as a "Peculiar, off-the-wall artist like Tracey Emin", and Craig Revel Horwood compared him to "a stork that had been struck by lightning.

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3. On 10 August 2015, Jeremy Vine was the first celebrity to be announced as taking part in the thirteenth series of the popular BBC One competition Strictly Come Dancing.

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4. In 2005, Jeremy Vine won the best speech broadcaster award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards.

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5. In September 2018, Jeremy Vine replaced Matthew Wright as the presenter of Channel 5's weekday morning current affairs show, formerly called The Wright Stuff.

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6. As of 2014, Jeremy Vine hosted the spin-off series Revenge of the Egghead.

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7. In May 2006, Jeremy Vine was announced as Peter Snow's replacement for presenting the BBC election graphics, including the famous Swingometer.

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8. In the mid-1990s, Jeremy Vine became familiar with BBC TV viewers as a political reporter, reporting on the modernisation of the Labour Party.

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