NATIONAL: Chris Evans announces he is leaving BBC Radio 2

RADIO 2 breakfast show host Chris Evans has announced he is leaving the station.

Monday, 3rd September 2018, 9:25 am
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:18 pm
Chris Evans. Picture: Nick Ansell / PA Wire

The broadcaster and his wife Natasha are expecting twins.

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He was emotional as he told his listeners this morning: '˜The twins are on their way... I'm going to leave Radio 2.'

He added: '˜Some of us are mountain climbers and if you get to the top of your favourite mountain, you become a mountain observer, so I've got to keep climbing.'

Mr Evans formerly presented the Drivetime show on BBC Radio 2, between 5pm and 7pm on weekdays.