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talkSPORT to broadcast Lions Tour of South Africa coverage

talkSPORT is promising over 150 hours of exclusive Lions coverage for the upcoming Lions Tour of South Africa in the World Champions. Alongside commentary of every Lions match including the three Test series, talkSPORT will deliver previews, post-match analysis, phone-ins and bring all the colour from South Africa to supporters in the UK. The talkSPORT network will broadcast bespoke previews ahead of all Tests, a daily Lions Diary programme on talkSPORT 2...

Publication date: 06.05.2021

Acts announced for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2021

The line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend of Live Music 2021 has been announced, with Ed Sheeran, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Celeste and Royal Blood among those set to perform. Taking place across four days for the first time in the event’s 18-year history (28 – 31 May 2021), Radio 1’s Big Weekend of Live Music 2021 will have over 100 live performances. Around 50 of the performances will be brand new live sets recorded exclusively for...

Publication date: 06.05.2021

Jose Mourinho joins talkSPORT for the Euros

Jose Mourinho has signed to talkSPORT for the network’s coverage of the Euros, starting in June. He’ll be with listeners across the schedule from talkSPORT’s live Euro GameDay programming to regular slots at Breakfast which will include pre-game insight and a post-game phone in for talkSPORT listeners. He will be part of the team for all three England group games, one last 16 game, two Quarter Finals, one Semi Final and the Final...

Publication date: 05.05.2021

JACK starts new breakfast show across the group

A new breakfast show hosted by Jim Rosenthal and Trevor Marshall is set to launch across all JACK branded radio stations in the UK. Jim, who is also the voice of the station, will be on-air with established host Trevor from 7 till 9am from 10th May for JACK’s Wake Up Call. Adam English, who hosts The Full English on Union JACK radio, will move to 4-7pm every weekday on Union JACK radio, also from 10 May...

Publication date: 04.05.2021

Winners announced for the Global Awards 2021

The winners of The Global Awards 2021 have been revealed with Dua Lipa picking up three awards. Now in its fourth year, The Global Awards brings together Capital, Heart, Smooth, Classic FM, LBC, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold, to honour the stars of music, news and entertainment. However, this year the LBC Award, previously won by Steve Allen, has been removed as a category, along the Best Podcast. The awards ceremony was unable to take place this year...

Publication date: 03.05.2021

BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour programme extended

Woman’s Hour will become an hour-long show as it reaches its 75th anniversary later this year. The change comes after new presenters Emma Barnett and Anita Rani took the reins in January. Karen Dalziel, Editor of Woman’s Hour said: “Woman’s Hour may be nearly 75 years old but there’s still so much to talk about! It’s fantastic to have more time dedicated to the issues that really matter in women’s lives...

Publication date: 30.04.2021

talkSPORT joins Social Media Boycott weekend

talkSPORT has joined the social media boycott announced by English football in response to the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse received online by players and many others connected to football. talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 will not publish any content across their social media channels starting at 3pm on Friday until Tuesday May 4. The boycott aims to encourage the government to bring forward Online Harms legislation as a matter of urgency, to help keep people safe online...

Publication date: 28.04.2021

Metro Radio & TFM on the move in Newcastle

Metro & TFM are relocating their studios and offices to the Grade II listed Gainsborough House on Grey Street in Newcastle. The studios will be used for Steve and Karen’s weekday Breakfast Show whilst the offices will host commercial teams from both stations. Metro Radio Station Director, Dom Munnelly, said: “We’re so pleased to be moving the station to one of the most iconic streets in the UK. We pride ourselves on reflecting North East life in our output...

Publication date: 26.04.2021

Radio 1 Relax service launches on BBC Sounds

A new service has appeared on BBC Sounds called Radio 1 Relax playing relaxing noises including wind and rain. The station officially launches at 5pm Thursday offering a 24-hour stream to help listeners unwind. The new stream will launch with an 11-hour simulcast across Radio 1 and Radio 1 Relax beginning, with Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw and Annie Mac teaming up to co-host for the first hour. The BBC says Radio 1 Relax reflects its commitment to supporting audiences to manage their mental wellbeing following the launch of BBC Headroom in 2021...

Publication date: 22.04.2021

Stephanie Hirst leaves BBC Radio Leeds show

Stephanie Hirst is leaving BBC Radio Leeds this week after three years on-air hosting a daily show. She joined the station to host mid-mornings in 2018 but has more recently been presenting 2pm till 6pm whilst all local stations have standardised four hour slots. Stephanie’s last show will be this Friday. She told RadioToday: “Thank you to the BBC for allowing me to live out a childhood dream of working for the corporation. “I’ve worked alongside some of the most talented and...

Publication date: 22.04.2021