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Vaughan and Van Outen to reunite
Johnny Vaughan
Vaughan and Van Outen also hosted Passport to Paradise
Former Big Breakfast presenters Denise Van Outen and Johnny Vaughan are to be reunited on breakfast radio in London.

Van Outen will join Vaughan's Capital Radio show, which he has presented since 2004.

The pair, famed for their on-air chemistry, last appeared together on BBC One Saturday night entertainment show Passport to Paradise in 2004.

"It's going to be fantastic to work with Johnny again and undoubtedly great fun," said Van Outen, 33.

Vaughan, 41, took over the radio show from Chris Tarrant.

But audiences have suffered as rival London stations lined up big names to compete against Capital, including Jamie Theakston on Heart and Neil Fox on Magic.

Capital managing director Paul Jackson said he was looking forward to seeing Vaughan and Van Outen working together again.

"Everyone knows they have great chemistry together and they will undoubtedly create the best breakfast in London," he said.

Passport to Paradise was dropped by the BBC after only one series when ratings fell.

Vaughan and Van Outen last presented The Big Breakfast together in 2001.

Van Outen recently appeared in the West End musical Rent and on the panel of BBC One talent contest Any Dream Will Do.

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