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Sharing schedules announced for BBC local radio stations in the West

TV actor Joe Sims will host weekday Breakfast on BBC Radio Bristol from October as local stations in the West commence programme sharing. Joe is known for Broadchurch and Doctor Who and was born in Bristol.

Publication date: 15.09.2023

Danny Howard to kick off Europe’s Biggest Dance Show on Radio 1

Europe’s Biggest Dance Show will return to Radio 1 on Friday 22 September with ten countries set to take part.

Publication date: 14.09.2023

“I’ve been thrown out of David Bowie’s toilet,” says Richard Osman

Richard Osman joined Fleur East and co-hosts James and Matt on Hits Radio Breakfast this morning where he told an interesting David Bowie story!

Publication date: 14.09.2023

New TalkRadio/TalkTV breakfast show with Jeremy Kyle & Nicola Thorp

Broadcaster Jeremy Kyle is to join TV presenter and columnist Nicola Thorp for a new breakfast show on TalkRadio/TalkTV.

Publication date: 14.09.2023

Frank Skinner returns to host Absolute Radio Live

Absolute Radio Live is back for another year at the London Palladium with Frank Skinner as host.

Publication date: 13.09.2023

Leigh Francis is joining Virgin Radio UK for weekends till Crimbo

Leigh Francis is joining Virgin Radio UK to host Saturday afternoons till Christmas. The actor and presenter will be on air from 12.30pm till 4pm, just after The Graham Norton Show. His first show will be this Saturday, 16th September, till 16th December 2023.

Publication date: 13.09.2023

Jazz FM Awards moves back to Spring event for 2024

The annual Jazz FM Awards, which celebrates the greatest jazz, soul and blues musicians of the year, will return in spring 2024.

Publication date: 13.09.2023

Johnny Marr named as latest 6 Music Artist in Residence

Legendary guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr is joining BBC Radio 6 Music as Artist in Residence.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

NUJ expresses disability and equality concerns over BBC Local Radio cuts

The NUJ has demanded an urgent equality impact assessment be done into BBC local radio staff formally facing redundancy across England.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

BBC to create four new commissioning roles in Network Radio

Four new roles are being created across BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live in Commissioning.

Publication date: 12.09.2023