Stuart Clarkson catches up with Mike Toolan as he prepares to go national on the new Bauer station Hits Radio, following 20 years on Key 103, including 18 of those on breakfast.Hear how he told a white lie to get on the air in America, his cheeky request to Richard Park at Capital, and about his trip round to Sir Alex Ferguson’s house for tea.
Also this week – the Culture Secretary Matt Hancock shares his views on local radio in an interview with the BBC’s Paul Rowley.
Plus in a multiplatform world, James Cridland considers what “radio” actually means these days.
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