Absolute Radio

Where real music matters

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Listen to Absolute Radio on AM, DAB, FM, Freesat, Freeview (UK), Virgin Media and online

Facts and stats

Absolute Radio is one of the UK's three Independent National Radio stations. The station rebranded to its current name at 7:45 am on 29 September 2008. The station is based in London and plays popular rock music.Wikipedia

Editorial area:
Most played songs:
Weekly listening figures:
1,983,000 listenersRAJAR June 2015
30 April 1993
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National sales:
Ofcom licences:
AL000173 (Analogue local)
AN000002 (Analogue national)
Former names:
Virgin 1215
Virgin 105.8
Virgin Radio

Contact Absolute Radio

Postal address:
No 1 Golden Square
Telephone - reception:
Telephone - studio:
Official website
Main email
Personal email
Studio email

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Adam Belloni Producer
Adrian Hieatt Journalist
Adrian Fitch Assistant Manager
Aileen O'Sullivan Journalist
Alex Richardson Journalist
Andrew Bailey Head of News
Andy Bush Presenter
Annabel Port Presenter
Anthony Abbott Digital Editor
Brian Murphy Producer
Chris Martin Presenter
Chris Skinner Producer
Christian O'Connell Presenter
Claire Sturgess Presenter
Dan Wright Head of Production
Danielle Perry Presenter
Danny Wallace Presenter
Eloise Carr Producer
Emily Dean Presenter
Faye Carruthers Sports journalist
Frank Skinner Presenter
Geoff Lloyd Presenter
George Godfrey Presenter
Ian Wright Presenter
James Curran Director of Music
Kevin Hingley Interactive Editor
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Lisa Bayley Events Manager
Mark Crossley Presenter
Pete Donaldson Presenter
Pete Mitchell Presenter
Richie Firth Producer, Breakfast Show
Rob Beckett Presenter
Robbie Harrison Engineer
Russ Williams Presenter
Sarah Champion Presenter
Simon Kilby Sales Director
Steve Parkinson Managing Director
Tim Vernon Producer
Tony Moorey Programme Manager/Controller
Tracy Stanton Business Development
Vince Lynch Head of Creative Bauer Media Group

Akhil Suchak Head of Social
David Board Broadcast Engineer
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Graham Bryce Group Managing Director Bauer City Network
Jo Baldwin Digital Commercial Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Owen Ryan Bauer City Network Group Content Director
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Sam Jones Digital Managing Director

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