Birthday: 25 June 1962, Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Height: 183 cm
Phill Jupitus was born on June 25, 1962 in Newport, Isle of Wight, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996), QI (2003) and Bottom Knocker Street (2013).
One of the most positive and surprising reactions we got from the listeners was when one morning we ...Show more »
One of the most positive and surprising reactions we got from the listeners was when one morning we had been told to play the new U2 single at 8pm. When we asked why we had to do this, our beaming controller said: "Because every radio station is!" Which wasn't really a reason. We started to play it and it was pretty much business as usual with the lads. Chiming electric guitars and Bono upset about something. After a minute I took it off, saying: "Right, I imagine it carries on like that, but if you want to hear the rest of it tune in to Terry Wogan. I work for you lot, not U2's record company, and I'm sure that Bono would fully support me in my stance against external oppression ... these are The Futureheads." I braced myself for the deluge of emails. After just two pissy emails from U2 fans, dozens said well done, because in their words "that's what 6 Music is supposed to be about." Show less «