A hit with his personable style and madcap humour, he became the third Radio 1 Breakfast Show host when he took over from Noel Edmonds in 1978. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

In January 1981, Travis moved to weekday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. He nicknamed himself "the Hairy Cornflake" during his time as the Radio 1 Breakfast Show host.[14]. The disc jockey also became known for his wacky sound effects - including his trademark "quack quack oops" - and games such as snooker on the radio. The jury failed to reach verdicts on two counts - indecent assault against a theatre hand while in pantomime in 1990, and sexual assault of a journalist in his home in 2008 - and he was retried on those, plus indecent assault against a researcher on the Mrs Merton show.
Dave Lee Travis known as 'octopus because his hands went everywhere' This article is more than 5 years old. Consequently, he was asked by Herman's Hermits to become the tour manager and warm-up DJ on their next tour of the United States,[3][11][12] supporting Bobby Vee and Freddy Cannon. Video, The Russian provinces buckling under Covid-19, Diwali with a difference under Covid-19. When did organ music become associated with baseball? What nicknames does Dave Lee Travis go by.

Travis returned to Manchester to present the daily radio show Pop North on Radio 1 in 1968,[14] and hosted Saturday afternoon programmes in the 4 to 5:30 pm slot. [29] The jury was unable to reach a verdict on a third charge from 2008, involving a journalist who visited his home. Travis signed on to Radio Caroline South in September 1965. The Evolution of Awkwafina. Celebrities. Looking for some great streaming picks? [9], Travis's first jobs were as a graphic designer, a designer of shop interiors and a photographer. After Radio 1, Travis went on to host shows on stations including Classic Gold, Magic AM, BBC Three Counties Radio and Spain's Spectrum FM. Dave’s birth flower is Lily of the valley and birthstone is Emerald. I've known, View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. [5] Travis faced a retrial on the two outstanding counts; with an additional alleged offence from 1995. David Patrick Griffin, known professionally as Dave Lee Travis, is an English disc jockey, radio presenter and television presenter. Dave Lee Travis was born in the middle of Baby Boomers Generation. Owns a Range Rover with the registration DLT1, He was convicted of indecent assault in 2014 and given a suspended sentence. I have had one trial by media and one trial by Crown Court.

The BBC then announced they would not show episodes of, None of the things that I'm talking to the police about, or have talked to them about, is to do with children. [1] In 1987, he published a book of his photographs of well-known women, called A Bit of a Star, which he dedicated to his late father. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis, who has been given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995, was one of the biggest stars of the British airwaves in the 1970s and '80s. Created original radio participation games which were new to listeners back then including Give Us A Break, Snooker On The Radio, Treble Top and Darts On The Radio. In June 2011, Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the programme had given her a lifeline. Education: The education details are not available at this time. He also went to Classic Gold where he hosted the 10 am – 1 pm morning show (later 9 am – noon), before moving to breakfast 7 am – 9 am and then back to mornings 9 am – 11 am. Other TV appearances include The Weakest Link, Noel's House Party, Mrs. Merton, Stars Reunited, Kick Start, Dave's Lee's and Travis's and Today with Des and Mel.