Absolute 80s

The UK's 80s Radio Station
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Absolute 80s is a British national digital radio station in the United Kingdom catering for "reluctant adults" who want to reconnect with the tunes of their 80s youth. Unlike rival Heart 80s, the station is rock skewed while playing some credible pop from the decade.

The station is a brand extension of Bauer Media's Absolute Radio.

Editorial areaUK
Most playedPrince, Damned, The, CameoRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,779,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 2019
Launched4 December 2009
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre

Contact Absolute 80s

Postal addressNo 1 Golden Square
Telephone+44 20 7434 1215
Official website

Social media

Twitter@Absolute80s (58,299 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,601 followers) compare
FacebookAbsolute 80s (668,692 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

Andy Bush and Richie Firth for Absolute Hometime
RadioToday - published 11 June 2018, 7.01am edt
Absolute 80s brings out triple CD compilation
RadioToday - published 2 November 2017, 5.27am edt


Brian Murphy Producer
Claire Solan Assistant Producer - Breakfast Show
Clare Grogan Presenter
Eloise Carr Producer
Frank Skinner Presenter
James Curran Director of Music
Jenny Barsby Journalist
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Martyn Lee Presenter
Matthew Rudd Presenter
Richie Firth Producer, Breakfast Show
Robbie Harrison Presenter
Sarah Champion Presenter
Tony Hadley Presenter
Tony Moorey Programme Director
Tony Moorey Programme Director

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio Network
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations Director / Group Production Director - Bauer City Network
Dan Jennings Group Head of Production
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Drew Simmons Commercial Creative Director of Youth Brands Bauer Adventure
Frankie Bannerman Sales Co-ordinator
Gary Stein Group Programme Director Hits Radio Network
Graham Bryce Group Managing Director Bauer City Network
Jo Baldwin Digital Commercial Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kat Knapp Commercial Content Director for Absolute Radio and Magic Bauer Adventure
Kate Whitehorn Commercial Content Director Bauer City Network Bauer Adventure
Kelly Benjko Group Head of Commercial Production
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matt Rockley Engineer
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Sam Jones Digital Managing Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director Radio Bauer Adventure
Toby Mackenzie Head of Music - Bauer City 1 Network

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