Still the 1: The Music Week interview - Ben Cooper & Greg James

Ben Homewood

Greg James is leaving BBC Radio 1.

After a year in the job as Breakfast Show host, the DJ who’s been at the station since he left university has just handed in his notice.

“This is a good place to say that, I’m leaving, I’ve been poached!” he says, sitting next to Radio 1, 1Xtra & Asian Network controller – and the man who employed him 12 years ago – Ben Cooper.

“Have you now?” Cooper enquires, arching an eyebrow.

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