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Capital Radio's breakfast presenters have been really chuffed with the lovely comments you've left about the programme, and they want to give something back. So next week they've offered to come on the forums and answer some of your questions. Get your thinking caps on and post your questions for Chris and Jordan here. And who knows, they might rope Sian into it too. They'll have the licence to answer what they want, and I'm sure you have plenty of questions!

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Since Capital has a reputation for being very slick, I would be interested to hear your thoughts on how that is achieved and what it feels like to work to such a standard?

Considering you both worked at R1 before, what are the biggest differences in production between them and Capital? 

Despite the ‘slickness’ on air, it sounds like you’re having a good laugh as mates, do you have to rein yourselves in at all, given how well you all know eachother?

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I’ve loved the new show this week, can really hear how original capital listeners and original radio 1 fans have been brought together and united in this perfect start to the day show. So fun and a great listen

 

What were the stress dreams before starting the new show?

Did it ever cross your mind Jordan and Chris you would be working together again after been together when you covered scott? And how’s the reunion been

most surreal moment so far? 

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Chris, do you think there's scope for a Scott and Chris podcast one day? Love the new energy with Jordan, but would still love to hear you with the OG!

How do you all find balacing successful podcasts while also doing the breakfast show?

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Hi to both, miss you loads on radio 1 and hope that you’re doing good at capital 🙏

 

What was the background to your exits from Radio 1? Do you have any regrets from how it ended? 
 

This one’s more to Jordan, but do you enjoy TV presenting more than radio? What are your targets in TV?

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Who are your favourite artists that are not anywhere close to being on the playlist?  

Are there ever songs that make you want to start pulling your hair out (in general, no need to put anyone on blast lol)?

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How are you finding the early mornings, and having your afternoons free?

Was it easy getting to grips with a different desk and play out system?

Do you have any upcoming OBs and anything else exciting planned for the show that you can exclusively share with Unofficialmills? 😀

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You have both presented together before your show on Capital. Have you spent time together as friends since, or is the reunion like getting to know one another all over again?

 

I’m a long time listener in my mid 30s and now outside the R1 target audience age… Chris is into barbecuing and Jordan is into air frying, have you both noticed a change in the other since the days of R1? And are you under any pressure to be on trend at Capital? 

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Did it take a lot of tempting to go to Capital Jordan? Did you feel like you’d achieved everything you could at Radio 1 (other than breakfast)?

Chris, how did your Capital move come about? Did Radio 1 want you to stay after Scott moved on? 

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The Capital Breakfast show is right up my street so far - such a fun listen. You've both been great on Radio 1 and are sounding excellent again on Capital

A few quickfire questions:

You've both been part of some great pairings on radio and on podcast - what goes into making a duo or trio work and sound great on air?

Also, Chris - were there ever any discussions about you moving over to Radio 2 with Scott or had the Global offer already come first?

Also how do you both go about managing that split between your radio 'you' and the private 'you'? You share a lot on air but also there's some understandably some stuff you keep private (famously Jordan doesn't 'talk about those things'). And how do you make sure if you're having a miserable day or are a bit low that it doesn't come across too much on air?

 

 

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