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Daily chat, nonsense and extra fun after every Radio 1 Breakfast With Greg James.

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    • Oct 27, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Sam Fender, Cut noses & Coldplay Impressions

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 31:55

    Greg has a special guest; Sam Fender, Hugh Jackman's cut his nose & Coldplay's retiring.

    Lord Lloyd Webber, Turkeys and Coldplay

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 23:47

    Lord Lloyd Webber slides into Greg's DMs and caller Tom consults the turkeys for a life changing decision.

    Elton John and Dua Lipa

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 29:49


    Greg James is joined by Sir Elton John and Dua Lipa for Unpopular Opinion.


    Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 26:58

    The stars of Dune join us for Unpopular Opinion, young Agnes is back to play WrongUns and Luke plays the final of the quiz.

    A Nation of Turkeys

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 33:35

    Jamie Oliver, Lauren and John give us a gobbling chorus from their turkeys and it makes Greg's day. Also, listener Ellie Asks The Nation about her internal voice and Bethany's Blinking It game has left the country. Phew!

    A Turkey Chorus

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 36:40

    Animal News brings a round of applause from lots of Turkeys, we call Gregg Wallace in another round of Stand Up Sit Down and the game of Blink It has finally left the Radio 1 building.

    You're Blinking It!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 33:20

    Bethany and family play a weird game that has now spread throughout Radio 1. Plus, Camilla and Callum discuss crisp eating habits and an emu chasing cow features in Animal News.

    It's Just Not Cricket!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 33:47

    Greg tries to entice Arielle Free into the wonderful world of Cricket, plus we speak to some of the esteemed listeners seen at Radio 1's Out Out! Live and to another young person with an old name.

    Adele is back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 27:59

    Adele is back and she's chatting to Greg about hew new single Easy On Me.

    Young Alans - Where Are You!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 26:22

    Greg embarks on a nationwide search to find the UK's youngest Alan.

    Bec, Tim and Tom

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 33:56

    Burpy Bec played Top Of The Shops, Poppy actually ran into Timothée Chalamet and Ali Plumb was hanging around with Tom Hardy of all people.

    Dinosaurs On Mars

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 32:52

    More wacky misconceptions in Fact Controller, Listener Jemima spots Timothée Chalamet in Lyme Regis and Poppy gets the "Up Yours Corona" banner at her wedding.

    Chattering Teeth and A Wonka

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 30:37

    Is It Just Us? Brings us Anne, whose family have a strange way of greeting each other, Willy Wonka's been spotted in Lyme Regis and Ainsley's turned up again in a message for Tyson Fury.

    Bond, James (&) Bond!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 39:24

    Daniel Craig, Lashana Lynch and Rami Malek join us for a special 007 Unpopular Opinion. Should there be more cats in Bond films? Also, more apples are hidden around the nation and Poppy finally celebrates her wedding.

    Hide An Apple Please!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 30:32

    Meg helps Greg hide apples, Grace and Dave have disasterous first days and what's going on with the Strictly song choices?

    Ooh Err! Uh Oh! & Eh Oh!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 36:13

    Jeremiah Asiamah has a loft full of pants, listener Kerry sparks a major security alert on her first day at work and Coldplay and BTS go up against...Teletubbies.

    The Right Name For The Job!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 26:50

    We hear from various people who have names that mirror what they do, attempt a failed vaccination call and - if you have a hole in anything you are wearing - then steer clear of listener Matt.

    Total Bananas!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 30:59

    The one where Plumb met Bond, Roisin got Married and a banana nicker played WrongUns.

    Games Galore!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 29:25

    After Aitch's strange description of the Tower of London, Greg devises a new game "Holiday with Aitch". Plus, listener Deejay has a game called Chop Who'ey and Laura is back with more of her Ben Fogle game.

    The Pelican Brief

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 34:08

    Jax Jones gives us some Pelican facts and joins us for Animal News, Greg has devised a phone game (he thinks) and tries it out on Rickie, Melvin and Charlie and another listener gets a vaccination call.

    Monday's Banana!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 37:31

    After Grimmy was spotted taking his mum to the "Glasto For Mums" we got your stories of strange "mumarisms". Also, Jordan had an unfortunate incident with a cat in Everyone's Rubbish and Lowri gives us the latest update on Wally The Walrus.

    Cats Are Like Rats!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 27:24

    An Unpopular Opinion special featuring some of Radio 1's newest recruits.

    A Quiz Showdown and Rotating Presenters!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 26:42

    A dramatic final quiz round, plus a visit from Radio 1's new "rotating presenter".

    Fruity House

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 32:15

    A question posed to Ed Sheeran stirs up a strange conversation involving houses made of fruit, Jodie has a strange ritual regarding new cars and Tom the Trucker is a Radio nut.

    Blue Whales Are Obnoxiously Large!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 22:59

    Unpopular Opinion sees sea creatures and poached eggs get a battering, Ava is back to play a new game called Bun Or Hun? and Listener Luke has send a birthday card to himself.

    Mr. Turgeon, Where Are You?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 28:55

    Clara joins us for Fact Controller which sparks a nationwide search for the great politician Nicholas Turgeon.

    I Play Tennis Too!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 36:17

    After Emma Raducanu's amazing achievement over the weekend, we speak to the people that helped her get there (Well, sort of.). Also, a lot of spilt milk in Everyone's Rubbish and upside down Rhinos in Animal News.

    Naked Distraction!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 31:13


    Joe Lycett and Greg compare naked drawings of each other, Vick Hope and Jordan North battle it out to be the biggest WrongUn, and the sign is up! - There is now an actual Clara Amfo Arms in Norfolk.


    Catch A Falling Leaf

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 32:19

    Rosie has a strange Autumn family tradition, Greg (truth be told) is seriously worried about Ray - the pub landlord and we get an update on the Vick and Jack saga.

    It's A Date!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 35:01

    A talking duck opens the show, Tom sits around in his pants, and rumours are spreading about a new Radio 1 romance. The usual nonsense then!

    Loadsa Guests!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 42:18

    A bumper edition today with lots of guests. Featuring Joe Lycette, Sian Eleri, Charlie Hedges, Vic Hope, and Jack of The Clara Amfo Arms.

    New Schedule Monday!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 37:04

    Ghosting gets a thumbs up and the Minions are about to get cancelled in Unpopular Opinions with Lizzo. Plus it's new schedule day on Radio 1 so Jordan North and Vick Hope drop in as do Rickie, Charlie and Melvin!

    The Clara Amfo Arms

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 27:36

    Listener Jack has an idea to transform his parents' pub, Jake the bum puncher is back for WrongUns and our Quiz team battle out the final.

    Today's callers: Window, Bannister and Wardrobe

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 37:27

    Today's quizzer inspires Greg to build a house from listeners names. Charlie Hedges is here to border the garden and play Fact Controller and why does Clara have a pub named after her?

    A Graduation Nightmare and a Punch in the Bum

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 32:15

    More Everyone's Rubbish stories, a catch up with Paralympian Sophie Carrigill and Wally's back in Animal News.

    Bonk –That's Fresh!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 29:55

    Listener Liz has a strange habit involving a cucumber, Tom The Trucker is first up for the quiz and celebs that randomly pop up at festivals.

    Another Fun Filled Friday

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 43:19

    Greg speaks to a real life Paralympian, Mayor Kirsty is back for WrongUns, our Quiz team battle out the final and Ali Plumb's been hanging out with Jodie Comer – no biggie!

    A Revolting Mess Of Wee and Germs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 22:56

    Hot Tubs come under fire in Unpopular Opinion, cricket playing horses and snakes make an appearance in Animal News and listener Alan finds some more Gregg Wallace gold.

    A Scratching Mayor

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 36:11

    The actual Mayor of St. Ives is on with a very wacky game, Greg tracks down the man responsible for one of the greatest ever catches at Headingley and why do some people have a problem with fashion?

    All You Had To Do....

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 32:59

    An air hostess with a fear of flying turns up in Everyone's Rubbish! Yungblud's got his own Radio 1 show and our Boardmasters gang - ARE STILL ON THEIR WAY HOME???

    Cat Chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 30:12

    Listener Anna and her brother have a very strange telephone ritual, but is it just them? Also, we catch up with some very tired Boardmaster Festival goers and ...Happy Birthday Roisin!

    Plunge The Pig!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 34:59

    Dunk The Drunk becomes Plunge The Pig for our Newquay gang, we catch up with Scotty the Olympic Shotputter, Maya returns for Wrongun's and our Quiz team battle it out in the final.

    Wally In A Speedboat

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 26:41


    Lowri has an update on our favourite Walrus, Greg recalls some good (and not so good) times at Reading Festival and Listener Mary tells us how Derek Thompson helped secure a date.


    Dunk The Drunk

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 31:10

    Niamh celebrated her exam results a bit too hard last night – time to dunk her in the sea. Also, listener Maya has a great game and Gregg Wallace gets roped into playing it.

    Cramming Is Good!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 28:07

    Everyone's Rubbish brings forward David 19, we have an exam based Unpopular Opinion and Greg asks for your weird but wonderful games.

    Greg's Back and Grimmy's Here!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 40:26

    It's Grimmy's last week on Radio 1 (sad face) and he's here with some amazing stories, involving some of the biggest names in showbiz. Also listeners Stuart and Charlotte have done the Olympics – Literally!

    Radio 1's Summer Breakout Roundup...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 36:24

    Greg recaps on a mad week in a camper van, plus animal news and an Olympic shot put!

    Radio 1's Summer Breakout Grand Finale..!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 57:27

    Radio 1's Summer Breakout comes to an end with Ed Sheeran, supermarkets and beach balls!

    Summer Breakout At The Zoo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 55:39

    As Greg tries to work out more clues to his release Vick gets to feed some giraffes and Jordan strokes a sloth as the team hit Chester Zoo.

    Radio 1's Summer Break...Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 39:20

    Greg thought he was going on holiday but it turns out Jordan has stitched him up good and proper. He is now locked in a camper van and it's up to you, dear listeners, to unravel the clues and get him out. Something tells me that it's going to take a while.

    And They're Off!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 31:22

    Vick Hope and Jordan North are here preparing for their Summer Break, however Greg can't help getting worried about Jordan's organisation skills. Also, What Is That reveals something cute but prickly and listener Matt gets a vaccination call.

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