Chris talks to Reggie Yates on Drivetime

Actor & broadcaster Reggie Yates joined Chris on Drivetime. Reggie has moved from fronting children’s TV shows, to national radio to become an award winning documentary maker. He has documented communities at home and abroad and credits his community for helping him to get to where he is today.

Reggie is best known from his roles as RastamouseLeo Jones in Doctor Who, and for his work at the BBC in radio and television – presenting various shows for BBC Radio 1 with Fearne Cotton – as well as hosting the ITV2 reality show Release the Hounds from 2013 until 2017.  He has co-presented the prime-time BBC One game show Prized Apart, alongside Emma Willis. He is also the presenter of the BBC Three show Reggie Yates’ Extreme RussiaExtreme South Africa and Extreme UK.

Two thirds of Brits (68%) say that community values have noticeably declined since their parents day, but it is the younger generation of Millennials who have rekindled community spirit, according to new research announced by Aviva. The Aviva Community Fund voting period runs until the 20th November, with winners announced on 24th January 2019.  Now in its fourth year, the initiative has helped a variety of groups, totalling more than 2,000 to date. To vote visit www.aviva.co.uk/community-fund.

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