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Think With Pinker series and podcast coming to BBC Radio 4

Psychologist Professor Steven Pinker is to examine how we can harness rational thinking in a new programme for BBC Radio 4. Think With Pinker is a 12-part series and podcast with guests including Bill Gates, Daniel Kahneman and Hannah Fry. The series will explore questions such as: Whether we should trust intuition or algorithms; how the brain tricks us into seeing patterns in randomness; why the desire to...

Publication date: 23.09.2021

The Shires’ Ben Earle joins Absolute Radio Country weekends

Ben Earle from British Country Duo The Shires is joining Absolute Radio Country to host a new Sunday morning show. Ben’s first show will be on Sunday 3rd October from 9am –12pm, where he will play his favourite country artists, as well as introducing listeners to some of his ‘ones to watch’...

Publication date: 23.09.2021

Radio 2 to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Simon and Garfunkel

BBC Radio 2 will be celebrating the 80th birthdays of one of the most successful singing duos ever, Paul Simon (13 October) and Art Garfunkel (5 November). Simon and Garfunkel are known for their hit songs including Bridge Over Troubled Water, The Sound of Silence and Mrs. Robinson. They have won multiple Grammy Awards and have sold over 100 million records worldwide...

Publication date: 23.09.2021

Alexander Armstrong to perform 24 concerts in 24 hours

Classic FM presenter Alexander Armstrong is planning to perform 24 concerts in 24 hours for Global’s Make Some Noise. He will perform at a variety of locations across London and the South during his 24-hour marathon, which starts on Thursday 30th September at 12pm. His back-to-back concerts will include St Paul’s Cathedral and a construction site; a football stadium and the apron of an international...

Publication date: 22.09.2021

Michelle Dignan to host BBC Radio Manchester Breakfast

BBC Radio 5 Live travel presenter Michelle Dignan is joining BBC Radio Manchester to presenter the breakfast show. Michelle, who has also worked for Bauer at various stations around the north of England, replaces Becky Want next month. In addition to doing voice-overs for the last 15 years, Michelle has co-hosted breakfast at Key 103 in Manchester, Rock FM in Lancashire and Hallam FM in Sheffield...

Publication date: 22.09.2021

BBC Radio 1Xtra to launch weekly UK Afrobeats Chart Show

BBC Radio 1Xtra is introducing a weekly UK Afrobeats chart show presented by Eddie Kadi. The hour-long show will air every Sunday from 1pm starting 26th September. It will be compiled by the Official Charts Company based on sales and streams across the UK. Each week Eddie will showcase the hottest music from the scene’s emerging artists and global superstars, as well as championing the sounds, vibes and...

Publication date: 22.09.2021

Ronan Keating and Harriet Scott broadcast from the Lake District

Magic breakfast presenters Ronan Keating and Harriet Scott broadcast live from the Lakes last week taking part in challenges to raise money for charity. To support its new brand message ‘wake you up in a good place’, Bensons for Beds and Magic Radio hosted the one-off Breakfast show live from the Lake District at the Lingholm Estate on Tuesday 14th September...

Publication date: 20.09.2021

Gaydio appoints Paris and Dave for its new breakfast show

A new double-header breakfast show has been announced at Gaydio with Paris Munro and Dave Cooper. Paris joins the line-up after a career working across radio around the UK and abroad. Dave cut his teeth programme making both in Manchester and Brighton as well as spending several years as a mainstay behind Gaydio’s ‘in the mix’ weekend programming...

Publication date: 20.09.2021

Olivia Jones to host afternoons on Hits Radio Pride

Olivia Jones will be extending her presenting duties on Hits Radio Pride by hosting weekday afternoons. Olivia currently hosts Sunday afternoons on the Bauer LGBTQ+ radio station, and also co-presents Rock FM Breakfast. She takes over from Paris Munro, who has been hosting weekday afternoons on Hits Radio Pride for the past six months...

Publication date: 19.09.2021

Lyca Gold launches in London following format change

Lyca Media has now launched Lyca Gold in London on 1035AM and DAB. The station launched at 6am today (Monday) with ‘Gold Breakfast’ presenter, Kajal the first to take to air with her opening link “Welcome to Lyca Gold”. Lyca Gold was given the go-ahead in the summer after Ofcom approved DilSe Radio’s format change from a speech-led station to a retro Asian music service...

Publication date: 13.09.2021