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AUDIO: James Martin reveals why he left Saturday Kitchen

AUDIO: James Martin reveals why he left Saturday Kitchen

Published at 7:29am 1st August 2016. (Updated at 7:18am 2nd August 2016)

James Martin has revealed he left Saturday Kitchen to spend more time working on his restaurant.

The Yorkshire-born celebrity chef had become a regular fixture on the nations TV screens.

But he says 2am starts and the challenges of recording in London meant it was time to call it a day.

James is due to open his second restaurant in December.

He was speaking to Stray FM's David Whittle (pictured, with James) at this year's Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival held in Skipton.

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