Monthly Archives December 2012

It’s New Year’s bloody Eve

Afternooooon. Forgive my excitement – but it’s New Year’s bloody Eve! From 2pm-6pm this afternoon, we’re counting down to 2013 in style. We’re going to open #TeamHangover early to prepare for tonight… and from 4pm the NYE pre-party is ON. Join us on Key 103 in Manchester, 97.4 Rock FM

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By darrylmorris

The Best of 2012

Evening kiddo. Well, what a year! This afternoon, the Big Top 40 counted down the biggest songs of 2012 with Gotye taking the top spot! Tonight… we look back at the best and worst of the last 12 months and it’s your call. After 10pm, you’ll be having your say

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By darrylmorris

Santa Tracker Live: The UK Calling

Aileen O’Sullivan and I spent Christmas Eve tracking the big man on the radio… and thanks to my rubbish time keeping skills, we accidentally created this wonderful magical moment… Go on… try not to cry… Santa Tracker Live: The UK Calling by ThisisDarryl

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By darrylmorris

Santa Tracker Live

Fresh from my sick bed (I had flu, if you hadn’t heard. It was on Sky News and everything… probably), I’m busy working on tomorrow night’s special Christmas Eve show – Santa Tracker Live – with the wonderful Aileen O’Sullivan. There is a picture of her face below, so there’s

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By darrylmorris

The Late Show: HOFF WATCH UPDATE

With The Hoff doing Panto in Manchester, we’re keeping tabs on what he’s up to while he’s in the north west… here’s today’s HOFF WATCH update fom The Late Show… Jane saw The Hoff on the 2p slot machines in Blackpool, Jordan Roberts saw him Jogging around Preston docks, Becci

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By darrylmorris

The Late Show: All I Want For Christmas is SOME GIRLS NUMBERS

I’ve never been good at ‘getting the girl’. In fact, it’s a miracle I have one at all. So imagine my joy when JLS’s ‘Hottest Girl in the World’ came into our lives and gave me a chance to use it’s poetic lyrics to sweep the ladies off their feet.

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By darrylmorris

William Hanson’s Christmas Card Ettiqutte

If, like me, you’ve left this whole Christmas thing to the last moment, then congratulations. For once, it’s actually paid to procrastinate. If you had your Christmas cards written out in mid-October, then you’ll no doubt have missed William Hanson’s list of Christmas card faux pas… and will probably have

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By darrylmorris

Fun – The Saviour of Christmas

Most modern Christmas songs are, frankly, crap. At some point in the mid 90’s we seemed to lose all sense of what makes a good, catchy Christmas record – or maybe, post East 17, we just became a bit too cool for it. In 2003, The Darkness provided a glimmer

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By darrylmorris

The Late Show: HOFF WATCH UPDATE

HOFF WATCH returned on The Late Show tonight and it’s hotting up. With David ‘The Hoff’ Hasselhoff in Manchester doing panto, we’re keeping tabs on what he’s up to while he’s here. Alison and her daughters saw him on the tea-cups at Alton Towers this weekend, Julie saw him in

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By darrylmorris

£1 Fish Man Just Got Serious

The £1 Fish Man became a legend in his own lifetime this year when a passer by filmed him serenading customers at his market stall with the now iconic £1 fish song – the video when viral and his life changed forever – X Factor eat your heart out. It’s become an

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By darrylmorris