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New station Virgin Radio 80s Plus will play more than 80s hits

If you love music from the 80s but want a little more than that from a radio station, then you’ll probably like Virgin Radio 80s Plus. The new station, being launched by Virgin Radio UK tomorrow, will play the biggest artists from the 1980s PLUS the best music from the late 1970s and early 1990s...

Publication date: 31.08.2022

Stephanie Hirst to bust misconceptions about trans community in Virgin Radio Pride documentary

Award winning radio presenter and TV personality Stephanie Hirst will aim to bust myths and misconceptions surrounding the trans community in a documentary to be aired on Virgin Radio Pride. Living Authentically; Trans Truths narrated by Stephanie, will air on the station on tomorrow evening...

Publication date: 15.08.2022

Matt Cain drops in on Graham Norton Show to say what he’s doing on Virgin Radio Pride

Writer and broadcaster Matt Cain dropped into The Graham Norton Show With Waitrose on Virgin Radio yesterday to talk about his forthcoming show on Virgin Radio Pride, Matt Cain Meets, which promises to pay tribute to the LGBT+ heroes and pioneers who have gone prior...

Publication date: 30.05.2022

Virgin Radio Groove makes way for the return of Virgin Radio Pride

Virgin Radio Pride UK is returning for its second year on June 1st to broadcast LGBTQ+ conversations and content throughout the summer. To make way for the service on DAB+, Virgin Radio Groove UK, which increased its weekly reach by 186% in the most recent RAJAR results, will close till at least September...

Publication date: 26.05.2022

Presenter moves as Virgin Radio introduces summer schedule changes

Virgin Radio UK has a few programming changes across the network for the summer season, including the return of Virgin Radio Pride UK in June. As Sam Pinkham takes a break, Steve Denyer moves to early breakfast. Bam moves to evenings from 7-10pm on Monday to Thursday, and Olivia Jones joins the team from Rock FM to present the late show from 10pm...

Publication date: 26.04.2022

“I want to be more present as a mum” says Kate Lawler as she steps down from Virgin Radio

Kate Lawler is leaving Virgin Radio this week so she can spend more time with her daughter before she starts school. After six years at the station since it’s launch, Kate shared her news on social media, saying it hadn’t been an easy decision and that the door is being held open if she decides to come back...

Publication date: 29.03.2022

Chris Evans launches online auction to raise money for Ukraine

Chris Evans has launched an online auction of classic showbiz items to raise vital money for Ukraine. The auction is hosted by online auction company Bid-In free of charge and will be live until Friday March 25, with all proceeds going towards the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). Chris told Virgin Radio UK listeners this morning: “The Frothy Coffee Man has done the best job ever with this. Basically everyone we contacted to get involved has said yes...

Publication date: 23.03.2022

Louise Minchin talks International Women’s Day with Chris Evans on Virgin Radio

Television presenter and journalist Louise Minchin joined the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio earlier to talk about a panel she’s hosting for The Sun Online for International Women’s Day. Louise told Chris: “We’re going to be talking about breaking the bias and what that means for, I suppose, me and our guests as well.” The panel, which is recording today and being broadcast tomorrow for...

Publication date: 07.03.2022

Tears for Fears reveal on Virgin Radio why it took so long to release new music

Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have opened up on The Graham Norton Radio Show on Virgin Radio about death, therapy, spirituality and their return to the pop scene with Tears for Fears’ new album, The Tipping Point. Appearing on the show on Saturday morning (26 February), the band shared with Graham the reason why the group had taken so long to release new music, with almost eighteen-years having...

Publication date: 28.02.2022

“It feels great to be back on the radio” Ruth Davidson tells Chris Evans on Virgin Radio

The former Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, Ruth Davidson, appeared on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky this morning to talk about joining Times Radio to present the Friday afternoon show. Ruth will host a weekly show, between 1-4pm, starting this Friday (18 February). She told Chris that the move represents a return to her roots:...

Publication date: 14.02.2022