Belfast Telegraph

DJ James heads BBC festivals shows

Radio 1's Greg James is to head the presenting team for BBC coverage of the Reading and Leeds Festivals, as well as T In The Park.

The DJ will be fronting the broadcasts on BBC Three and will be joined by radio station colleagues Sarah Jane Crawford and Jen Long.

Last year Greg co-hosted Reading and Leeds with Fearne Cotton, who gave birth in February, while the Scottish festival saw him share presenting duties with Edith Bowman.

BBC Three controller Zai Bennett said: "Our festivals man Greg James is once again at the helm and the channel is really proud to be bringing on two exciting new presenting talents in the form of Sarah Jane and Jen."

T In The Park, staged at Balado, Kinross-shire, takes place next month with headline acts including Kraftwerk and Rihanna. Reading and Leeds - staged over the August bank holiday weekend - features Green Day, Eminem and Biffy Clyro.


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