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Gambo hosts final show from Wogan House on BBC Radio 2

Broadcasting House in London is now the official home of BBC Radio 2 after Paul Gambaccini hosted the final show from Wogan House. Previously known as Western House, Wogan House has been the home of BBC Radio 2 since 2006 and was renamed in tribute to Sir Terry Wogan in 2016.

Publication date: 18.02.2024

Liza Tarbuck to host special Sunday Love Songs on Radio 2

This weekend, Liza Tarbuck to is present a special version of Steve Wright’s Sunday Love Songs on BBC Radio 2.

Publication date: 15.02.2024

Paddy McGuinness to sit in as Rylan takes time off Radio 2 show

Comedian and presenter Paddy McGuiness is to sit in on Rylan’s show on BBC Radio 2 for four weeks.

Publication date: 26.01.2024

Pet Shop Boys to round off BBC Radio 2 Piano Month

BBC Radio 2’s Piano Room month begins next week and will include its finale from Pet Shop Boys on Friday 23 February.

Publication date: 25.01.2024

Norwegian singer Sigrid to share passion for Neil Young on Radio 2

Norwegian singer-songwriter Sigrid is to host a special programme on BBC Radio 2 where she shares her passion for the music of Neil Young.

Publication date: 12.01.2024

Vernon Kay announces month-long line-up for Radio 2’s Piano Room

A month of Piano Room performances return to BBC Radio 2 for February featuring 20 artists singing live accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra from London’s BBC Maida Vale studios. Vernon Kay announced the feature during his mid-morning show on Wednesday.

Publication date: 10.01.2024

Clash of the Pirates as Johnnie Walker and Tony Blackburn go head to head on BBC Radio 2

This year marks 60 years since Radio Caroline started broadcasting and BBC Radio 2 is to air a special show with Johnnie Walker and Tony Blackburn.

Publication date: 10.01.2024

Former BBC Radio 2 presenter Steve Madden joins Victory

Steve Madden has joined South Coast station Victory to present weekend late shows. He’s best known for his 15 years on Radio 2, before working across BBC and commercial TV and Radio. Steve tells RadioToday: “I’m excited to be joining the team at Victory.

Publication date: 01.01.2024

Radio 2 listeners vote Like A Prayer as Ultimate Madonna Song

Like A Prayer has been voted by BBC Radio 2 listeners as their favourite Madonna song.

Publication date: 26.12.2023

Hula hooping to get Olly Alexander fit for Eurovision!

Olly Alexander joined Rylan, who is sitting in for Scott Mills on BBC Radio 2 today, to talk about being the UK’s next entry for Eurovision.

Publication date: 18.12.2023