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Boom Radio goes Motown for Mayday with Jenni Murray

Boom Radio is marking 60 years of Motown with a special tribute on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May. The station will be celebrating the music of The Supremes, The Temptations, The Miracles, Martha and the Vandellas and many more.

Publication date: 24.04.2024

Boom launches half a million pounds television campaign and hires Jo Brand

Jo Brand is joining Boom Radio as the station launches a £500,000 television advertising campaign. The comedian will be joined by four special guests with a notable TV connection talking about their life and career through the prism of the television they watched.

Publication date: 13.04.2024

Sir Tim Rice to present ABBA special on Boom Radio

Sir Tim Rice will consider the ten pivotal moments in the story of ABBA in a special programme on Boom Radio.

Publication date: 22.03.2024

Boom Radio to celebrate 60th anniversary of Radio Caroline launch

This Easter, Boom Radio is to celebrate 60 years since the launch of Radio Caroline with a range of special programmes.

Publication date: 22.03.2024

Boom Radio asks listeners to help fight against the BBC

Boom Radio is asking listeners to complain to the BBC and write to their MPs in a bid to stop the corporation launching a rival service. Boom Radio, created by Phil Riley and David Lloyd, says the new Radio 2 extension sounds remarkably like its own service.

Publication date: 07.03.2024

Boom Radio launches its new sister station Boom Rock

Boom Rock has launched today playing album rock, hard  rock, psychedelic and prog, plus folk, new wave and west coast favourites.

Publication date: 14.02.2024

Boom Rock to launch in February as additional spin-off service from Boom Radio

A new spin-off radio station is launching in February called Boom Rock to go with Boom Radio and Boom Light. The third service from Phil Riley and David Lloyd’s growing radio brand will be available from launch on DAB digital radio in Nottingham and online.

Publication date: 07.01.2024

Paul O’Grady special plus Tarrant and Rippon to Boom Radio this Christmas

Christmas on Boom Radio includes a musical celebration of Paul O’Grady with Julian Clary plus Chris Tarrant and Angela Rippon return with festive programmes.

Publication date: 05.12.2023

Chris Tarrant returns to Boom Radio to host his first Christmas special on Boxing Day

Former Capital Breakfast host Chris Tarrant is back at Boom Radio to host his first Christmas special for the station. The Who Wants to be Millionaire presenter will be on-air from 4pm on Boxing Day playing his own choice of music.

Publication date: 04.12.2023

Boom Radio CEO Phil Riley talks about 50 years of commercial radio

Today we continue to ask senior radio executives about 50 years of commercial radio as Boom Radio CEO Phil Riley takes up the five questions.

Publication date: 05.10.2023