Tag: bbc radio 2
All this week, BBC Radio 2 is announcing new names who will perform at the station’s annual outdoor live music event.
BBC Radio 2 is set to cover the New Comedy Award again this year but will put audio from the regional heats on digital radio.
BBC Radio 2 breakfast show presenter Chris Evans has committed to hosting the Sony Radio Academy Awards for the next two years.
BBC Radio 2 listeners have voted Buck Fizz’s ‘Making Your Mind Up’ as their all-time favourite UK Eurovision song.
Chris Evans and BBC Radio 2 have both recorded their highest ever audience figures, with the station now reaching over 15 million listeners.
BBC Radio 2 morning presenter Ken Bruce has signed a new three-year contract with the station, keeping him there till he’s 65.
BBC Radio 2 is holding its now annual 2DAY tomorrow (Friday) and Chris Evans will be live from the Hackney Empire.
BBC Radio 2 will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters Raid with special programmes from RAF Scampton on May 17th.
Singer Gary Barlow will perform live in the closing concert for this year’s 2DAY on Friday 10th May accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra.
A new regular feature from The Radio Academy has started today, with Tim Blackmore in conversation with radio legends.
The annual Television and Radio Industries Club Awards have been handed out in a ceremony at Grosvenor House in London, hosted by Jon Culshaw.
A Manchester indie has produced a new four part History of British Comedy Series for Radio 2, presented by comedian David Mitchell.
Comedians French and Saunders are to take over BBC Radio 2 for an entire day, in aid of the BBC’s Comic Relief charity appeal on March 15th.
BBC Radio 2 will be joined by a number of artists on as the station pay homage to a day 50 years ago when The Beatles recorded Please Please Me.
The BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show has attracted 6.69m listeners every week in its first full quarter – down from 6.73m last quarter and 7.24m last year.
Chris Evans announced that BBC Radio 2′s 500 WORDS short story writing competition for children aged 13 and under is back.
Steve Wright’s pre-recorded Sunday Love Songs programme has breached BBC Trust guidelines on accuracy and interacting with the audience.
BBC Radio 2 is to run more specialist music content and outside broadcasts throughout this year, including a focus on folk, jazz, country and blues music.
Singer Michael Ball is returning to BBC Radio 2 with a new Sunday evening show, whilst the Sunday Half Hour becomes the Sunday Hour.
BBC Radio 2′s Pick of the Pops programme with Tony Blackburn has ordered a number of classic American JAM jingles for the show.
Radio and TV production company Made in Manchester has made a special festive tribute to impressionist Mike Yarwood for BBC Radio 2′s Boxing Day schedule.
BBC Radio 2 is to air a special festive programme with Gloria Estefan on Christmas Eve, produced by indie Folded Wing.
Mark Goodier is returning to BBC Radio 2 just days after his last scheduled show on Smooth Radio, to cover the midday till 2pm slot over Christmas.
BBC Radio 2 raised £4,010,974 – its biggest ever total – for BBC Children in Need after presenters Jon Holmes, Terry Wogan & Chris Evans held events.
BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music are to join in the BBC’s celebration of 60 years of the British singles chart with special programmes inc Pick of the Pops.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Show host Mike Harding has been told he’ll be hosting his last show on the station on Boxing Day.
Clare Balding will be presenting her first radio shows for BBC Radio 2 in January, taking over Good Morning Sunday.
All 39 BBC local radio stations are holding their own My Beatles Story Day on October 5th, when all stations will air listeners memories.
Veteran broadcaster Derek Jameson has died at the age of 82. He suffered a heart attack at his home and leaves his wife Ellen and four adult children.
Former BBC Radio 1 Breakfast presenter Zoe Ball will cover fellow former Radio 1 Breakfast host Chris Evans.. on Radio 2 Breakfast later this month.