BBC’s Glastonbury coverage moves to BBC Music
Coverage of Glastonbury on the BBC this year will, for the first time, be presented under the BBC Music umbrella.
As ever there will be lots of live coverage from Worthy Farm in Somerset, kicking off with Chris Evans’ Breakfast Show on Radio 2 coming live from the venue on Friday morning, 26th June.
Chris will then host the One Show that evening on BBC One, along with co-host Alex Jones. Over the weekend, radio presenters Lauren Laverne, Jo Whiley and Mark Radcliffe will present coverage on BBC Two, whilst Greg James offers a younger perspective to the BBC Three audience.
Bob Shennan, Controller BBC Radio 2, 6 Music, Asian Network and Director, BBC Music says: “Glastonbury is one of the cultural highlights of the year and I’m thrilled that BBC Music is able to present extensive coverage of one of the world’s most iconic music festivals to millions of BBC viewers. Whether it’s tuning in live on television, seeing exclusive backstage moments on your mobile phone, or reliving highlights on Red Button or iPlayer, only the BBC are able to offer the full Glastonbury experience.”
Full coverage of the event for 2015 will be provided by Clara Amfo, Gemma Cairney, Chris Evans, Greg James, Alex Jones, Steve Lamacq, Lauren Laverne, Alice Levine, Annie Mac, Cerys Matthews, Dermot O’Leary, Mark Radcliffe, Charlie Sloth, Huw Stephens, DJ Target, Jo Whiley, and Yasser.