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RAJAR Q1 2018: 50% of radio listening is now digital

Digital listening share is comprised of listening across all digital platforms – DAB in homes and in cars, Apps and online (which includes the growing number of smart and voice-controlled speakers) and DTV – and this is the first time that listening to digital has been greater than analogue platforms – FM and AM.

Publication date: 17.05.2018

Final line-up for Radio Audio Week announced

The full line-up for this year’s Radio Festival is now revealed, with BBC Radio 1’s Charlie Sloth and MP, Damian Collins, added to the bill of guests speaking at this year’s event at the British Library on May 15th. Guests from across audio and radio will be exploring the theme of: Radio – What’s The Future?

Publication date: 10.05.2018

BBC Radio announces Royal Wedding plans

All of the BBC’s network radio stations are pulling out the stops to cover the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19th May, with special shows – including live OBs from Windsor.

Publication date: 04.05.2018

Capital’s Summertime Ball concert returns

Capital’s Summertime Ball is returning this June, when dozens of artists will perform live in front of more than 80,000 Capital listeners at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Publication date: 30.04.2018

Made in Manchester uncovers lost voices of the North for Radio 4

Radio indie Made in Manchester has been commissioned to produce a special series about dialect poetry across the UK for BBC Radio 4.

Publication date: 23.04.2018

New releases: Rachel Podger - Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Julian Lloyd Webber - A Span Of Time

Throughout the week Classic FM’s presenters bring you the best new recordings, including world exclusives and premiere broadcasts of latest releases.

Publication date: 23.04.2018

Frank Warren: BBC Radio 5 live agrees deal to broadcast fights

Carl Frampton's bout with Nonito Donaire on Saturday will be the first fight broadcast as part of a new BBC Radio 5 live deal with Frank Warren.

Publication date: 20.04.2018

'We'll be covering the classics as well as new bands': BBC Radio 2 launches first rock show

Wisebuddah has won the commission for the network’s first long-running rock series, which will be hosted by Radio 2 regular Johnnie Walker on Monday evenings. Head of content Adam Uytman says the network’s audience “have been waiting for this moment”…

Publication date: 19.04.2018

TalkSPORT take overseas cricket rights from BBC

The commercial broadcaster will cover England's upcoming tours of Sri Lanka and the West Indies. The BBC has lost the rights to cover England's upcoming cricket tours of Sri Lanka and the West Indies on radio to commercial broadcaster TalkSPORT. It is the first time since 2005 that the BBC's Test Match Special has lost the rights to an England overseas tour.

Publication date: 18.04.2018

Ofcom: Listeners not ready for AM switch-off

Ofcom says listeners are not ready to give up on AM just yet, but has agreed to let Bauer close or reduce the power of 17 transmitters across England and Scotland. Nine responses were received to the consultation, which asked for views on the proposal to cut back the AM network for Absolute Radio.

Publication date: 14.04.2018