Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow are to host Christmas Specials on UTV Media’s local radio stations.
They’ll be on together on Christmas Day morning from 10, with Christmas tunes and an insight into their musical careers and family lives.
The shows will go out on Signal in Stoke, Pulse in West Yorkshire, Tower FM in Bolton, Wish FM in Wigan and St Helens, Wire FM in Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn, Peak FM in Chesterfield, Swansea Sound and The Wave in South Wales, Radio Wave in Blackpool and Signal 107 in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, and Kidderminster.
There will also be a one-hour special on disco legends Earth, Wind & Fire, featuring original band members Verdine White, Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson, talking about their 40-year career and playing their biggest hits including ‘After The Love Has Gone’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Star’ plus many others. They also reveal the secret behind their enduring success.
Group Programme Director for UTV, Terry Underhill told RadioToday: “It’s great to have such musical talent hosting the Christmas specials for UTV’s local stations, as they will all bring their unique style and some festive cheer to the airwaves.”