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Sara Cox



  Sara Cox

Sara was born in Bolton in 1974. After leaving school, she pursued a career in modelling and later worked on C4's Girlie Show (1994) and Big Breakfast (1999) and MTV shows.

Sara joined Radio 1 in September 1999 to co-present the Saturday lunchtime show alongside Emma B, and launched the 'Sunday Surgery' a programme dealing with listeners' health problems with Dr Mark Hamilton.

Her first Breakfast Show was on Friday 31 March 2000, taking over from her best friend, Zoe Ball. Her morning show included features 'Cox's Big Ones' as well as special spots for UK Truck drivers.

Sara presented One Big Sunday events from around the country.

In Feb 2002, a shocked Sara apologised on-air on behalf of 'Ali G' (character played by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen) after he turned the air blue during a 45 minute morning broadcast.

After being sacked from Breakfast, Sara commenced the drive time time slot 3pm-5.45 on 5th January 2004. The show included an exclusive featured live music  recording session 'Live at Five'.

She moved to the 1pm-4pm Saturday & Sunday slot in March 2005.

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Andrew Everett (Salford) says...
Hello Sara, Full name, Andrew Everett. Address, Saint Paul's Church House, Broadwalk, Salford, Manchester M65FX. I suppose really it's got to be mentioned the weather. It's horrible. Last bank holiday weekend we went to Hollingworth country park. It was okay but cold around the lake. There's no chance I would want to go this bank holiday in this sort of weather. I am going to try to stay in. The local library is good enough, ( where I am now ), it's probably also good enough ... Read More
29th April 2016 10:43am
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