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#262: Adrian Chiles - How I Learned To Love Alcohol More By Drinking Less

Adrian Chiles is a broadcaster, journalist and columnist. Over his career he has fronted ITV's football coverage, co-presented Daybreak, launched multiple BBC show including The One Show, and presented several documentaries and documentary series. As a radio presenter Adrian currently hosts Question Time Extra Time and Chiles on Friday, both on 5live. His writing regularly appears in the Guardian.
The recommended alcohol limit is 14 units a week. Adrian Chiles used to put away almost 100. Ever since he was a teenager, drinking was his idea of a good time - and not just his, but seemingly the whole nation's. Still, it wasn't very good for him: the doctor made that clear. If you lined them up, Adrian must have knocked back three miles of drinks. How many of them had he genuinely wanted? A mile?

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