Nina Wadia, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Gordon Ramsay are all set to feature as guests in the first week of the BBC Asian Network’s revamped new schedule. The Asian Network’s brand new weekday schedule is fully in place from today.
The new breakfast show Sonia Deol on the BBC Asian Network and the mid-morning phone in Anita Rani on the BBC Asian Network went on air a few weeks ago. From today the station offers listeners daily news programme The Wrap a fast paced news programme offering the day’s top stories to an urban listenership. And new arts, entertainment and culture show Nikki Bedi on the BBC Asian Network starts this week, focusing on the best of British and world Asian culture in the arts and entertainment world.
Adil Ray brings his irreverent personality to drive time – Adil Ray on the BBC Asian Network includes a mix of journalism and the best of music and entertainment.
DJ Bobby Friction will make the Asian Network ‘the true home of British Asian music’, hosting the station’s new cutting edge late night music show Friction on the BBC Asian Network – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.00pm to 1.00am, offering the best of new British Asian music both signed and unsigned, covering the blurred edges between Desi Beats and other music genres.
Full broadcast schedule: weekdays
6.00am Sonia Deol on the BBC Asian Network
9.00am Anita Rani on the BBC Asian Network
Noon The Wrap
12.30pm Nikki Bedi on the BBC Asian Network
4.00pm Adil Ray on the BBC Asian Network
7.00pm Gagan Grewal on the BBC Asian Network
8.00pm Regional Languages
10.00pm-1.00am Friction on the BBC Asian Network
The BBC Asian Network weekend schedule will change from 22 June.