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Frank Skinner and Myleene Klass amongst new speakers at Tuning In event

Radiocentre has announced new headliners for Tuning In at Picturehouse Central in London on 26th September. Joining Dave Berry and Miranda Sawyer on stage to celebrate 15 years of Absolute Radio will be comedian and Absolute presenter Frank Skinner.

Publication date: 08.09.2023

The Lord of the Rings soundtrack voted top film music on Classic FM

Howard Shore’s score to The Lord of the Rings trilogy is the most popular film music, according to the Classic FM Movie Music Hall of Fame 2023.

Publication date: 28.08.2023

Joanna Gosling joins Classic FM to host new weekend show

Presenter, journalist and writer Joanna Gosling is joining Classic FM to host a new Sunday afternoon programme. Joanna spent more than 20 years as a presenter and anchor for BBC News. She now returns to her radio roots, having started as a reporter in local radio before moving to...

Publication date: 28.06.2023

The Whitehalls to host two new programmes on Classic FM

Jack, Michael and Hilary Whitehall are to present two new programmes on Classic FM this month. Father and son, Michael and Jack will reunite once again to front Classic FM’s Father’s Day special, on Sunday 18 June at 9pm...

Publication date: 13.06.2023

Ritula Shah joins Classic FM as Margherita Taylor is to host Drive

Margherita Taylor is the new host of Classic FM’s More Music Drive, following John Brunning’s decision to step down. The refresh to the station’s schedule from 17th April will see Margherita Taylor moving from evenings to host the 4pm to 7pm weekday show and Ritula Shah joining from BBC Radio 4 to present Calm Classics, Monday to Friday, 10pm to 1am...

Publication date: 13.04.2023

Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 tops Classic FM’s Hall of Fame

Listeners have voted Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 as their favourite in this year’s Classic FM Hall of Fame. More than 96,000 votes were cast for the chart, with the top 300 pieces of classical music played on the station across the Easter weekend. The new number one was revealed by Alexander Armstrong just before 9pm on Easter Monday...

Publication date: 10.04.2023

Jonathan Ross joins Global to host Classic FM’s Saturday Night at the Movies

Jonathan Ross is joining Global as the new host of Classic FM’s film music programme Saturday Night at the Movies. The former film critic will present every Saturday from 7pm starting this weekend with an Oscars special as he features music from some of the contending films at this weekend’s 95th Academy Awards...

Publication date: 06.03.2023

Weekend host Andrew Collins to leave Classic FM after seven years

Host of Classic FM’s Saturday night at the Movies programme, Andrew Collins is leaving the station this weekend. Making the announcement on Twitter, Collins Said: After 7 years of presenting Saturday Night at the Movies on Classic FM and sharing the best movie music with you, tomorrow’s show will be my last one...

Publication date: 03.03.2023

Kanneh-Mason family to host takeover shows on Classic FM

Classical music family the Kanneh-Masons are joining Classic FM to host their own takeovers. Launching this Sunday 26th February at 9pm, The Kanneh-Mason Family Takeover sees all nine members of the family make their debut radio series together...

Publication date: 21.02.2023

Dr. Alex George joins Classic FM for new six-week positivity series

Dr. Alex George will host a brand new, positivity series on Classic FM starting this weekend. Across six weeks, the UK Government’s Youth Ambassador for Mental Health will host Classic FM’s Uplifting Classics with Dr. Alex George, featuring fifty of the best uplifting classics...

Publication date: 13.01.2023