Kenny Allstar replaces DJ Semtex at BBC Radio 1Xtra

Kenny Allstar is starting a new Friday night show on BBC Radio 1Xtra, 9pm till 1pm, replacing DJ Semtex. DJ, producer and broadcaster Kenny Allstar has been honing his craft, working with the likes of…

Online Crackers Radio goes DAB in Cambridge

Internet soul music radio station Crackers Radio has started broadcasting across Cambridge on the local SSDAB minimux. Crackers originated as a disco in the 70s located in Wardour Street off Oxford St…

Evan Davis named as new Radio 4 PM presenter

Newsnight and Dragon’s Den presenter Evan Davis is returning to BBC Radio 4 full time to host PM. The former Today host says in a tweet “So.. guess what. Having survived several years of people saying…

Sara Cox jokes about taking over Radio 2 breakfast

Sara Cox made light of the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast situation this morning by joking about taking over the programme from Chris Evans. Whilst Chris was busy with childbirth, Sara covered the show on…

BBC locals mark centenary of the Spanish Flu

BBC English Regions are marking the centenary of Spanish flu in partnership with Wellcome Collection, Imperial War Museums and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. BBC Local Radio stations and…

Cliff Richard to perform In Concert for Radio 2

Cliff Richard has agreed to do a concert for BBC Radio 2 listeners as part of the In Concert series organised by the station. Sir Cliff, who recently won a privacy case against the BBC over its…

Vivian Campbell to host shows on BBC Radio Ulster

Belfast-born guitarist Vivian Campbell is to present a new six-part series on BBC Radio Ulster. Vivian is best known as the guitarist with 100 million album selling rock act Def Leppard, who are…