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Midweek fun and games

Matt Fincham | 10:42 UK time, Wednesday, 31 March 2010

CHRIS - after the podiatrist yesterday, he'll be practicing his walking at home! He'll then do some training before heading into the studio this evening with Dizzee to work on some new remixes* He'll then watch a movie before going to bed.

DAVE is planning an Easter Egg hunt with Toby Anstis and Jeremy Kyle*, then doing some other jobs whilst looking for his car log book.

DOM has another meeting at 2pm. He'll then be designing a new airing cupboard for the Redknapps* and having fish for tea!

TINA is presenting the lunchtime Newsbeat, then heading home to pack for her holiday before going to the Emirates Stadium for the Arsenal/Barcelona match. After the match she's going for a drink with Thierry Henry*

ALED has a meeting with some VIPs, then a playlist meeting, he'll be having a little sleep and then having all of the hair on his body waxed off*

*these may be lies

And here's a photo of the cake made by the lovely Tina from Car Park Catchphrase.
From left to right - Tina, Chris, Dave, Dom, Aled, Matt Fincham

Tina's cake

Something to cheer you up on a Monday afternoon...

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Matt Fincham | 15:17 UK time, Monday, 29 March 2010

I thought I'd post this as it made me laugh quite considerably. An unlikely trio of the Queen, Lady Gaga and Roy Walker. Brilliant.


It's Monday - so what is the team doing I hear you cry?

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Matt Fincham | 13:50 UK time, Monday, 29 March 2010

CHRIS has his 2nd day of physio and accupuncture today, then, he might have an exercise bike session and some people will be coming round to fix his phone for the 5th time - he's had no phone line since they installed it. Plus, he's having lunch with Kate Moss this afternoon*

DAVE has an assortment of fun jobs today, and he'll also be morris dancing with Beverley Knight later*

DOM has a life drawing class with Jimmy Somerville* and he'll be presenting the lunchtime Newsbeat

TINA has a work meeting, then she'll be sorting a phone upgrade and having a para-gliding lesson with Brian Blessed*

ALED has a social media meeting, then a quick sleep, and then Uncle Nicolas Cage will be coming round to take him to see his new film*

*can you spot the lies?

Carrie's baby: Poppy!

Aled | 06:09 UK time, Monday, 29 March 2010

Carrie's baby: Poppy was born at 15:47 on the 28th of March weighing 6lb 10oz.


Team movements this weekend

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Matt Fincham | 11:19 UK time, Friday, 26 March 2010

A little game today, see if you can spot the lie in each team member's activity...

CHRIS is chilling, maxing and relaxing this weekend! He'll also be practising his cooking, in preparation for dinner with Fearne on Monday. Plus, he's flying to Australia to meet Jake at the Grand Prix after being invited there by Kate Moss*

DAVE is going to the tip with some cardboard... And he'll also be having lunch with Phil and Kirsty from Location Location Location*

DOM is out for a business dinner this evening with Warrington John. He'll also be zoo keeping at Whipsnade, looking after the tigers*

TINA is meeting Ricky Hatton this afternoon, then having afternoon tea with her friend Kimberley... and then she'll be having dinner with Marvin from JLS*

ALED is going for a meeting, then popping home for a quick sleep. Tonight he'll be heading to Pineapple Dance Studios to practice routines, as he's understudy for Louie Spence*

MATT - is getting over the devastating news that The Bill has been cancelled

Wednesday - half way through the week - so what are we up to?

Matt Fincham | 10:45 UK time, Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Chris - has a meeting with his new team, then he's going home to do a bit of organisational stuff and then he's getting ready to film his episode of Celebrity Juice - he's on the Radio 1 team

Dave - will be meeting Roy Walker today, then buying a case for his new interactive phone and then he'll be filming Celebrity Juice with Chris and Fearne

Tina - needs to get the stereo fixed in her car and then later on she's getting a massage

Dom - is checking out his exhaust today; he thinks it needs replacing

Aled - is having a meeting with Chris, then a meeting with the new producer of the Radio 1 Surgery and then he's going to the playlist meeting

Graham Norton Download

Aled | 09:05 UK time, Wednesday, 24 March 2010


Here's your free download of Graham calling his dogs to give them their treats - click on the button below to hear it or right click on the button and 'save as'...


Listen to the interview

Dull old Tuesday - but what fun things are the team doing today?

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Matt Fincham | 11:06 UK time, Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Chris - it's his girlfriend's birthday today, so he's taking her out for lunch and making the day special for her

Dave - will be having a writing meeting with Roy Walker in his imaginarium

Aled - has a meeting, then record company appointments, then an emergency sleep and then a DJ dinner

Dom - is doing a spot of News and a spot of pootling

Tina - is presenting the 12.45 Newsbeat programme for the first time; she's a bit nervous

It's the start of a new week, so what is the team up to today?

Matt Fincham | 10:21 UK time, Monday, 22 March 2010

Chris - is going to Pineapple Dance Studios to meet Louie again; later on he has a bit of business to do with his new staff (Abi), someone is then going to look at his leg and then he has Radio 1 DJ dinner, and finally he'll go home to watch Live From Studio 5 (which features Dave's wife) and the end of the Leeds vs. Milwall game

Dave - is doing pretty much all of the above

Dominic - can't dance today as he has to present Newsbeat, but he will watching Leeds vs. Milwall on his shiny new HD TV

Aled - will also be going to the Pineapple Dance Studios and then will continue his detox (he's off the caffeine, so good luck everybody)

Tina - will also be going to the Pineapple Dance Studios

It's the weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekend!

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Matt Fincham | 11:40 UK time, Friday, 19 March 2010

Chris - is having a nice Friday afternoon relaxing on the XBox and then he might have to do some planning for his girlfriend Sophie's birthday next week. He also has to cook for his friends - one of whom is a vegetarian, then tonight he'll be watching the Sport Relief coverage on BBC1 from 7pm and his Quiz Night on Channel 4

Dave - will be heading west to Pembrokeshire, specifically Haverford West, where he, Dom and Aled will be playing all the hits tonight

Dom - as above

Aled - as above, but he's being picked up by his Mum and Dad (who have to travel 60 miles)

Tina - is going to her friend's welcome home party; she's been working in India for the past year

Matt Fincham - is filling in for Rachel today and then tonight is going clubbing with some friends

Thursday team movements

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Matt Fincham | 13:06 UK time, Thursday, 18 March 2010

CHRIS - is off to see Alice In Wonderland with his girlfriend

DAVE - is finishing off a lot of work and then he'll be going high diving with Fearne Britton*

DOM - is presenting the Oddbox today and then might be ringing up a local radio station

TINA - is undecided

ALED - has a meeting in work with the new Rachel (Sam) and Matt, and then he's going to see his trainer

MATT - is filling in for Rachel for the next two days as she's off in Copenhagen to give a speech about radio

* this might not be actually happening

What is the team up to this fine Wednesday?

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Matt Fincham | 10:32 UK time, Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Chris - is having a meeting with Executive Producer Piers about some important bits and bobs and then he'll be celebrating St Patrick's Day

Rachel - is up to lots of work in the office and then she's getting ready to go to do a talk at the Copenhagen European Radio Conference

Dave - is doing assorted jobs, celebrating St. Patrick's Day and then having lunch with Steve Brookstein*

Aled - is working on a presentation, going to playlist, having a sleep and then having a surprise evening for his other half's birthday

Tina - is going out for lunch with the girls as it was cancelled yesterday and then she's looking into getting some singing lessons

Dom - is playing volleyball with Alexandra Burke* and then presenting the lunchtime Newsbeat programme; he also needs to recover from the football yesterday.

* These things might not be actually happening

Tuesday team movements...

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Matt Fincham | 10:37 UK time, Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Chris - is meant to be going to the gym but he hasn't heard from his trainer, so he might not go. If he doesn't go for a run, he'll do some walking instead and some weights

Dave - will be trying to put a football team together and trying to find a goalkeeper for the big match tonight against 5Live

Dom - will be playing football this evening against 5 Live's 606 team

Aled - has record company appointments, then he's going for a sleep and then he'll be watching Alice In Wonderland in 3D

Rachel - it's Tuesday, so she'll be going to pilates this evening and then she's going out with her friend for a drink

Tina - will be going out for lunch with the girls

Boring old Monday - but what is the team doing today?

Matt Fincham | 12:27 UK time, Monday, 15 March 2010

Chris - is apprehensively going for his first training session in over two weeks

Dave - is going for a racing session at Silverstone where he gets to drive lots of fast cars

Dom - is not doing anything particularly exciting; he's presenting Newsbeat at 12.45 and then may buy some grass seed

Tina - is going home for a nap and then she's taking her dog MJ for a very very long walk

Rachel - will be doing lots of work and then going for a big walk

Aled - is sleeping (in order to get his filter back)

What's the team up to this weekend?

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Matt Fincham | 11:04 UK time, Friday, 12 March 2010

Chris - is out with friends for dinner later today and then he'll be taking his Mum out for lunch on Sunday

Dave - is putting his arms around the weekend and buying a Mother's Day card and present

Dominic - is having a nice Friday; he's going to plug in his new television and he'll be watching it on Saturday and Sunday

Tina - is going off to interview Amir Khan

Rachel - will be doing lots of hard work in the office and then hopefully seeing her Mum and Dad this weekend

Aled - is starting a massive sleep-a-thon this afternoon and hopefully will be up for the Surgery on Sunday night

What the team's up to today...

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Matt Fincham | 10:59 UK time, Thursday, 11 March 2010

Chris - is going to have a cup of tea with his mum, then he's recording a voiceover for Sport Relief then a having a little run

Dave - has an afternoon on his he'll probably sleep (that's how rock and roll his life is these days)

Dom - is presenting the Oddbox today and then he's interviewing Jennifer Aniston

Aled - is seeing his trainer, then having a quick sleep and then having dinner with a friend tonight

Tina - has a doctor's appointment, then she's going for lunch with a boy...who's just a friend

Rachel - is back from her course so will be busy in the office today

What we're doing today

Matt Fincham | 11:46 UK time, Wednesday, 10 March 2010

CHRIS is having a lazy day after all the fun at the TRIC Awards yesterday and then he's going to see his Mum who's down visiting

DAVE - is doing some research into The Bill to quiz Matt Fincham tomorrow, then he'll be chilling

DOM - is going to see a film that will relate to an interview he's doing tomorrow - all will be revealed later

TINA - is going to spend the rest of the day in bed

ALED - has the playlist meeting and he'll also be getting a hair cut (it's 4 weeks overdue)

The start of another's what the team is doing today

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Matt Fincham | 14:53 UK time, Monday, 8 March 2010

Chris - is having a day of chilling, organising and a bit of writing - he might write some new cheesy songs and he'll also catch up on some TV. He might also be cooking dinner for his friend Ginger Tim

Dave - is working on some secret projects then going home for his tea

Aled - has a work meeting, then he's going for a run, having a massage, then some sleep & watching Glee!

Dom - is presenting the lunchtime edition of Newsbeat and then may cook a risotto

Tina - has to order some contact lenses and then put some air in her tyres

Rachel - is away on a course

It's the weekend

Matt Fincham | 11:29 UK time, Friday, 5 March 2010

Chris - is filming for his forthcoming documentary on BBC2. Then - fingers crossed - he's going out for drinks with his mate Ricky from Online

Dave - is taking Nicole to ballet, then him and Jayne are going out tonight as they've got a babysitter - they may even have a lie in tomorrow morning

Dom - is going to the seaside this weekend with his family.

Tina - is doing girly things with her friend Kimberley, and tomorrow she's presenting 60 Second News on BBC3

Rachel - will be spending quality time with her friend Kathyrn this weekend

Sport Relief - the final push

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Matt Fincham | 16:08 UK time, Thursday, 4 March 2010

Afternoon readers of the blog,

We're very chuffed as listeners of BBC Radio 1 have now raised over £300,000 for the Sport Relief Bike Ride which Fearne has been doing.

If you haven't had a chance yet to donate, you can right now on your mobile phone.
Just text "BIKE" to 70011 and Sport Relief will get £1 to fund projects all over the UK and in the world's poorest countries.

Here's the small print...
::: Texts cost £1 plus your standard network message charge and the whole £1 goes to Sport Relief
::: You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill payers permission
::: You have to be in the UK

For more information go to

Thank you!


One day till the weekend - what is the team doing then?

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Matt Fincham | 11:01 UK time, Thursday, 4 March 2010

Chris - will be getting his car fixed after some kids broke his wing mirror, then he's going to experience Steve's table of pain, baby oil and big hands and then in a weird twist of events, he's babysitting Dave's child tonight.

Dave - Jayne and Nicole are out today so he's going to have some 'me time'

Tina - is going to a boring meeting and then sending Matt Fincham an important email

Rachel - has yoga at lunchtime and then she's working out to Davina with Dana

Dom - is Oddboxing today

What is the team doing today please?

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Matt Fincham | 10:52 UK time, Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Chris - has to look into getting his leg fixed; he may get Big Steve to bring round his table of pain as he can't go training; then he'll be catching up on Lost or 24 from the weekend and then it's the Republic Of Ireland match tonight

Dave - will be trying to find his bubble machine for Sara Cox and then deciding what he's having for tea

Rachel - might be walking 10 miles and then she has pilates (but she might not go)

Dom - will be presenting the Newsbeat lunchtime programme and then ordering some sofas

Tina - is going to go home to have a long sleep and then she's going to the gym

Monday Team Movements

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Matt Fincham | 10:23 UK time, Monday, 1 March 2010

Chris - is going for a run and then he's catching up on Lost and 24

Dave - is starting a healthy week and then will be working on some secret projects

Tina - is off interviewing Lewis Hamilton; listen in tomorrow to hear how she got on

Dom - is looking after his three sick children today

Rachel - will be walking 10 miles home today in a week to attempt healthiness

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