Christopher James "Chris" Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester, as a teenager, before moving to London as a presenter for the BBC's Greater London Radio and then Channel 4 television, where The Big Breakfast made him a star. Soon he was able to dictate highly favourable terms, allowing him to broadcast on competing radio and TV stations. Slots like the Radio 1 Breakfast Show and TFI Friday provided a mix of celebrity interviews, music and comic games, delivered in an irreverent style that attracted high ratings, though often also generated significant numbers of complaints. By 2000 he was the UK's highest paid entertainer, according to the Sunday Time

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  • Christopher James "Chris" Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester, as a teenager, before moving to London as a presenter for the BBC's Greater London Radio and then Channel 4 television, where The Big Breakfast made him a star. Soon he was able to dictate highly favourable terms, allowing him to broadcast on competing radio and TV stations. Slots like the Radio 1 Breakfast Show and TFI Friday provided a mix of celebrity interviews, music and comic games, delivered in an irreverent style that attracted high ratings, though often also generated significant numbers of complaints. By 2000 he was the UK's highest paid entertainer, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. In 2005, he started a new career on BBC Radio 2, hosting the long-running Drivetime programme, before moving in 2010 to host The Chris Evans Breakfast Show every weekday morning. He previously presented The One Show on Fridays between 2010 and 2015. In 2015 he signed a three-year deal to lead a new Top Gear line-up. On 23 June 2015 it was confirmed that TFI Friday would return for its seventh series with eight episodes in December 2015. Evans confirmed that he would also return to present it. It was then revealed that the BBC Top Gear team told Evans he would have to leave TFI Friday after the upcoming series if he intended to stay with Top Gear. On 4 July 2016 Evans announced that he would be stepping down as presenter of Top Gear. As of 2016 he continues to present the popular BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show. (en)
  • Christopher James « Chris » Evans, né le 1er avril 1966 à Warrington, Cheshire, est un présentateur, homme d'affaires, producteur de radio et de télévision britannique. Le 17 juin 2015, la BBC annonce que Chris Evans sera un des nouveaux présentateur de Top Gear, en remplacement notamment de Jeremy Clarkson. En juin 2016, et malgré la signature d'un contrat de 3 ans, l'animateur annonce son retrait de l'émission. (fr)
  • Christopher James Evans (* 1. April 1966) ist ein britischer Radio- und TV-Moderator. Von Mai bis Juli 2016 war er der Hauptmoderator des britischen Automagazins Top Gear auf BBC 2. (de)
  • Iniziò la sua carriera a Piccadilly Radio, a Manchester, da adolescente. Spostatosi a Londra, ha presentatore per Greater London Radio di BBC e poi è passato a Channel 4, dove ha conosciuto la fama con The Big Breakfast e TFI Friday (1996-2000). Nel 2015 è tornato a condurre la nuova serie di TFI Friday e ha assunto la conduzione di Top Gear. (it)
  • Christopher James "Chris" Evans (Warrington, 1 april 1966) is een Brits presentator en producer van radio- en televisieprogramma's.Evans startte zijn radiocarrière reeds als tiener bij Piccadilly Radio uit Manchester, waarna hij naar Londen verhuisde om te presenteren bij de BBC's Greater London Radio en de televisiezender Channel 4. Op Channel 4 was hij van 1994 tot 1996 een van de twee presentatoren van het populaire ochtendprogramma The Big Breakfast. Van 1994 tot 1995 presenteerde hij ook op zaterdagavond op Channel 4 Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, een show waarvan het format later ook in Nederland werd overgenomen onder de titel Uhhh... Vergeet je Tandenborstel Niet!. Hij presenteerde op Radio 1 de Breakfast Show en TFI Friday. In 2000 werd hij opgelijst als de meest verdienende presentator van het Verenigd Koninkrijk volgens de Sunday Times Rich List. In 2005 stapte hij over naar BBC Radio 2 als presentator van het langlopende Drivetime programma, in 2010 volgde het dagelijkse The Chris Evans Breakfast Show Hij presenteerde op vrijdag ook van 2010 tot 2015 The One Show. In 2015 tekende hij een overeenkomst om minstens gedurende drie jaar een van de nieuwe presentators te worden van Top Gear. Hij stopte na een jaar. Evans is de oprichter van het in Engeland bijzonder populaire CarFest liefdadigheids-motor-festival. (nl)
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  • Christopher James « Chris » Evans, né le 1er avril 1966 à Warrington, Cheshire, est un présentateur, homme d'affaires, producteur de radio et de télévision britannique. Le 17 juin 2015, la BBC annonce que Chris Evans sera un des nouveaux présentateur de Top Gear, en remplacement notamment de Jeremy Clarkson. En juin 2016, et malgré la signature d'un contrat de 3 ans, l'animateur annonce son retrait de l'émission. (fr)
  • Christopher James Evans (* 1. April 1966) ist ein britischer Radio- und TV-Moderator. Von Mai bis Juli 2016 war er der Hauptmoderator des britischen Automagazins Top Gear auf BBC 2. (de)
  • Iniziò la sua carriera a Piccadilly Radio, a Manchester, da adolescente. Spostatosi a Londra, ha presentatore per Greater London Radio di BBC e poi è passato a Channel 4, dove ha conosciuto la fama con The Big Breakfast e TFI Friday (1996-2000). Nel 2015 è tornato a condurre la nuova serie di TFI Friday e ha assunto la conduzione di Top Gear. (it)
  • Christopher James "Chris" Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester, as a teenager, before moving to London as a presenter for the BBC's Greater London Radio and then Channel 4 television, where The Big Breakfast made him a star. Soon he was able to dictate highly favourable terms, allowing him to broadcast on competing radio and TV stations. Slots like the Radio 1 Breakfast Show and TFI Friday provided a mix of celebrity interviews, music and comic games, delivered in an irreverent style that attracted high ratings, though often also generated significant numbers of complaints. By 2000 he was the UK's highest paid entertainer, according to the Sunday Time (en)
  • Christopher James "Chris" Evans (Warrington, 1 april 1966) is een Brits presentator en producer van radio- en televisieprogramma's.Evans startte zijn radiocarrière reeds als tiener bij Piccadilly Radio uit Manchester, waarna hij naar Londen verhuisde om te presenteren bij de BBC's Greater London Radio en de televisiezender Channel 4. Op Channel 4 was hij van 1994 tot 1996 een van de twee presentatoren van het populaire ochtendprogramma The Big Breakfast. Van 1994 tot 1995 presenteerde hij ook op zaterdagavond op Channel 4 Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, een show waarvan het format later ook in Nederland werd overgenomen onder de titel Uhhh... Vergeet je Tandenborstel Niet!. Hij presenteerde op Radio 1 de Breakfast Show en TFI Friday. In 2000 werd hij opgelijst als de meest verdienende presen (nl)
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