Adrian Chiles makes return to Radio 5 live

Television presenter Adrian Chiles is returning to BBC Radio 5 live nearly twenty years after launching its early morning finance news programme. From Friday, 8th November, Adrian Chiles will present Drive every Friday evening, whilst Peter Allen continues to co-host Monday to Thursday with Anna Foster. “It’s very exciting to be coming back to Radio … Read more

Energy Day special for Radio 5 live

The afternoon show on BBC Radio 5 live will be powered entirely by exercise bikes this Thursday as part of a special day of programmes. The energy day programmes will look at the UK’s energy supply, and plans to fill a gap created by the closure of power stations. “Energy Day is an innovative and … Read more

Rock artists Primal Scream confirmed for Absolute session

Primal Scream have been confirmed as the latest act to perform an exclusive session for Absolute Radio at the Hard Rock Cafe this month. Best known for their 90’s hits ‘Loaded’ and ‘Rocks’, the band recently performed at the Glastonbury Festival and will tour in London, Glasgow and Manchester before the end of the year. … Read more

Annie Mac returns to Radio 1

Annie Mac is set to return to BBC Radio 1 this month. She’ll start the weekend at 7pm on Friday evenings, beginning 13th September, with new dance music. After four months on maternity leave, Annie will also return to her Sunday night show from 10pm. Carnival vibes will come to Radio 1 at 2am on … Read more

What if you listen to this?

A series of new programmes will invite listeners to present their own vision of the future on the World Service. From 28th January to 31st March the ‘What If?’ shows will look into the future and how the world might look, how technology will advance and innovations in health and science. Beginning with ‘What if … Read more

A Smooth Starlight Supper this March

An annual charity event organised by Smooth Radio will return this March, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. On Saturday, 9th March the station is inviting listeners to attend or host dinner parties from 8pm. Money is raised for charity with donations from attendees of the parties. A special show will broadcast on Smooth Radio … Read more

Range of specialist music for Radio 2

Plans have been unveiled for specialist music programmes on Radio 2 this year, beginning with a focus on folk music. The new Folk Show began earlier this month, and will feature live folk acts in the run up to the Folk Awards on 30th January. Future shows will feature Richard Thompson, Heidi Talbot and Jefferson Hamer. … Read more

New weekend line-up at Xfm

Following a new breakfast show for the indie music station, new shows and presenters have been announced for the weekend line-up. Comedian Josh Widdicombe will join the station from 19th January presenting a show every Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Former BBC Radio 6 Music weekend breakfast presenter Jo Good will be joined by musicians, … Read more

Anna Foster announced as new co-host on 5 live drive

The BBC has announced that Anna Foster will be the new permanent co-presenter alongside Peter Allan on Radio 5 live’s drive programme. Anna Foster and Louise Minchin have alternated presenting duties alongside Peter Allan since Aasmah Mir left the station last November. Anna Foster has been with the BBC station since 2005 and co-hosted the … Read more