Chris Evans says the number of entries this year is just incredible.
Lewis Carnie spoke of the broadcaster's remarkable 70-year career at his funeral in Perth.
Chris Evans has announced the return of Radio 2 Country, to broadcast nationally from March 10th to 13th 2016.
Five new comedy showcases, with a mixture of new and established talent, will air on BBC Radio 2 next month.
Special programmes on John Lennon, James Dean and Ralph Johnson are just some of the one-off shows on BBC Radio 2 this Autumn.
Paul O'Grady's show on BBC Radio 2 is being covered by Martine McCutcheon and Charlotte Church as he takes a two week break.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a week of comedy showcases all this week, with both established comedians and emerging talent.
He'll cover Lewis Carnie's work on a temporary basis for the coming months.
Network to have temporary Head of Programmes for rest of the year.