Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Archbishop praises Evans' show

DJ Chris Evans broadcast his Radio 2 show from the Archbishop's palace in York

The Archbishop of York said having Chris Evans present his Radio 2 Breakfast Show from his official residence was "a fantastic gathering".

DJ Chris broadcast the three-hour long show from Bishopthorpe Palace, on the outskirts of York.

The show included live music from KT Tunstall and James Dean Bradfield, of the Manic Street Preachers, who performed a cover of The Pogues' Christmas classic Fairytale Of New York.

The Archbishop, Dr John Sentamu, said: "This show has been full of energy, full of hope and for me a fantastic gathering.

"I am very grateful that the BBC were able to come and record the Chris Evans breakfast show from Bishopthorpe Palace.

"Wow - Christmas starts here!"

The show featured all of Chris' usual team as well as an appearance from Santa and reindeers.

The DJ said: "It's been a show full of surprises, some even we didn't know about.

"Everyone has had a wonderful day. It's been unbelievable with Santa, Mrs Claus, reindeer, our incredible host the Archbishop John Sentamu, playing the congas with the St William's Choir.

"We've had the fabulous KT Tunstall and James Dean Bradfield singing Fairytale Of New York and not forgetting Moira (Stewart) in her grotto."

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