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Stars come out to perform for Global’s Make Some Noise Night

Last night, Tom Grennan, Charlie Puth, Sam Ryder and Olly Murs joined Global’s presenters for the charity gala night. Chart-topping BRIT-nominated musician Tom Grennan; multi-platinum hit singer-songwriter Charlie Puth, multi-award-winner and Eurovision star Sam Ryder, and one of the UK’s most popular singers and entertainers Olly Murs, took to the stage at The Londoner hotel in Leicester Square to perform in front of almost 400 special guests...

Publication date: 23.11.2022

Charlotte Hawkins to calm pets during fireworks season on Classic FM

Classic FM’s weekend presenter and dog-lover, Charlotte Hawkins will host Pet Classics as it returns during fireworks season to calm anxious pets and their owners. Now in its fifth year, Pet Classics will air on Friday and Saturday 4 & 5 November. Both shows will be run from 5pm, an hour earlier than last year, until 9pm...

Publication date: 19.10.2022

Classic FM stages concert for Prince Charles in Scotland

Classic FM has been celebrating its 30th birthday in Scotland with a special concert at St Margaret’s, Braemar. The performance was in the presence of HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay. Hosted by Classic FM’s Margherita Taylor MBE and presenter Dr Robert Lovie, the concert featured musicians from across Scotland including an ensemble of musicians from the Royal...

Publication date: 05.09.2022

Tributes paid to Classic FM presenter Bill Turnbull who has died aged 66

Classic FM presenter and former BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull has died at the age of 66 after being diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017. He passed away peacefully at home in Suffolk surrounded by his family on Wednesday after a “challenging” fight with advanced prostate cancer, they said. Bill was diagnosed in 2017 and went public with the diagnosis the following year. He presented his last show on Classic FM just two weeks ago...

Publication date: 01.09.2022

Classic FM to air exclusive interview with composer John Williams

John Williams turned 90 this year and to mark the occasion, Andrew Collins will present a special, exclusive two-hour programme with the American composer on Classic FM. John rarely gives interviews, so this will be an opportunity to hear from the man who has composed some of the most iconic themes in cinematic history...

Publication date: 13.08.2022

Classic FM signs Zeb Soanes to present Smooth Classics at Seven

Broadcaster, news presenter and children’s author Zeb Soanes is joining Classic FM to host an extended Smooth Classics at Seven from next Monday, 4 July. Zeb takes on the evening programme, which will run three hours every weekday (7pm to 10pm)...

Publication date: 28.06.2022

John Suchet leaves daily show on Classic FM after 12 years

John Suchet is stepping down from his weekday evening concert programme on Classic FM after 12 years on a daily show. He’ll remain with the station for special shows and a replacement is expected to be announced shortly. John hosted mornings on Classic FM for almost 10 years before moving to evenings in 2020. His last regular show will be on Friday 1st July...

Publication date: 24.06.2022

Classic FM’s video game music show hosted by composer Eímear Noone returns for new series

Classic FM‘s video game music series High Score – the first on UK radio dedicated to video game music – hosted by one of the world’s leading composers of games scores, Eímear Noone, is returning for a new series. As part of Classic FM’s 30th anniversary year of programmes, Noone will present a new six-week run of the programme, which is now in its sixth series...

Publication date: 15.06.2022

Gemma Styles joins Classic FM’s Revision Hour series

Writer, podcast host and mental health ambassador Gemma Styles is joining the line-up of Classic FM’s Revision Hour to present two programmes. The six-week series is dedicated solely to students, to help them through the current exam period...

Publication date: 20.05.2022

Britain’s Big Platinum Performance initiative launched by Classic FM

Classic FM has announced the launch of Britain’s Big Platinum Performance to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It’s a search for music groups to perform on a recording that will be gifted to Her Majesty The Queen as part of Classic FM’s 30th birthday celebrations this year. The Global station has teamed up with Making Music – the UK’s membership organisation for leisure-time music...

Publication date: 14.03.2022