Live overnight programmes on BBC Radio 2 will be replaced with repeats and curated playlists from the end of January.
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
As Mark Radcliffe takes up the reigns of the Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, its former host has launched a folk music podcast. New host Mark Radcliffe has presented several shows on Radio 2, and performs in his own band, The Shirehorses. More recently Mark Radcliffe has presented Sky Arts’ coverage of the Cambridge … Read more