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  1. Permanent - toddla t tweeted/insta’d a few weeks back
  2. Probably to even it up a bit. Why do Radio 1 have the same people covering where as Radio 2/5 seem to have a whole range of different guest presenters
  3. No - a bank holiday special would be quite cool though
  4. Week day presenters are probably obliged to have Radio 1 as their main role not to swanning off doing other projects. Weekends you can get away with being off for a month/6 weeks etc but not a day time key slot. Annie seems an exception so maybe there’s a family reason for going back to Ireland. Greg, Scott and Grimmy might get to negotiate an additional 2/3 weeks a year to do Radio 2, Cricket etc but wouldn’t have thought any longer
  5. Week day presenters are probably obliged to have Radio 1 as their main role not to swanning off doing other projects. Weekends you can get away with being off for a month/6 weeks etc but not a day time key slot. Annie seems an exception so maybe there’s a family reason for going back to Ireland. Greg, Scott and Grimmy might get to negotiate an additional 2/3 weeks a year to do Radio 2, Cricket etc but wouldn’t have thought any longer
  6. Jk & Joel should have had a better slot imo. Adam Catterall should have got a weekend slot too but Ben Cooper seemed to have other plans.
  7. Agree about the Friday it’s not the weekend. I think t was introduced as a mix of the likes of Dev and Matt wanting more slots but no vacancies on weekdays and also to cut down the amount of times presenters were away on cross promotion stuff on other stations/tv e.g. Friday night is music night and Greg’s been on other stations with his Chris Smith work. The 7am I reckon is to do with the increase in home working so less commuting. Adele being on for 3 hours is probably because it’ll me a quite busy music slot where as daytime will probably have more features or I hope especially with Scott and Drive (Grimmy’s time must be up soon)
  8. Dev used to do early breakfast on 1xtra before Trevor & Gemma
  9. I don’t think it’ll be just pop as commercial stations will whinge - schedule wise move Grimmy to 7pm either Monday-Thur or Friday. Poss put Scott back on drive or give him breakfast and let Greg have a bit of a sabbatical in the next year or so to enable Scott to leave R1 on a high. Make Friday a more normal weekday schedule at least until 1 or 4pm. Have the chart as a hour show with occasional extended specials e.g. Christmas no1, chart of the year.
  10. I reckon Greg might take a bit of sabbatical in a year or two leaving Scott to take Breakfast for a few weeks as his swan song
  11. Scott and Chris doing breakfast Monday
  12. I think Scott’s on next week but is off the following week which would make sense Clara covering
  13. After this is sorted Grimmy should go to weekends 10-1, Scott goes back to drive and Jordan/Arielle do 1-4?
  14. Isn’t Scott off next two weeks anyway? Why can’t these presenters present from home like Absolute and Global?
  15. Scott did cover occasionally with someone like Matt doing his show but think was mainly Dev and laterly Mistajam before Scott took over.
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