BBC Radio 2

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BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom.Wikipedia

mapEditorial area:UK
library_musicMost played songs:Take That, Marc Almond, James BluntRadiomonitor
show_chartAudience figures15,051,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
eventLaunched:30 September 1967
historyFormer namesBBC Radio 2 The Light Programme
The Light Programme
The Forces Programme

Contact BBC Radio 2

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland St
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

BBC Radio 2 Dj Sara Cox raises an incredible £1,071,264 for Red Nose Day
RadioAssistant Europe - published 22 March 2017, 9.07am edt
BBC Radio 2 Dj Sara Cox raises an incredible £1,071,264 for Red Nose Day
BBC Media Centre - published 22 March 2017, 8.17am edt
Gambaccini: Met Police are a 'third-rate stasi' - published 26 October 2016, 12.55am edt
BBC Radio 2 gets Elvis and Beatlemania
Press Release - published 24 July 2015, 8.00pm edt
Chris Evans announces return of kids' short story comp
Press Release - published 19 January 2015, 4.01am est


Adam Porter Journalist
Al Booth Editor of Specialist Music
Alan Titchmarsh Presenter
Alan Dedicoat Presenter
Aled Jones Presenter
Anthony Birchley Journalist
Ben Stones Assistant Producer
Bob Shennan Programme Manager/Controller
Bob Harris Presenter
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Brian Matthew Presenter
Chris Evans Presenter
Clare Balding Presenter
Clare Runacres Journalist
Claudia Winkleman Presenter
Dale Winton Presenter
David Rodigan Presenter
Davina McCall Presenter
Dermot O'Leary Presenter
Desmond Carrington Presenter
Elaine Paige Presenter
Graham Albans Assistant Producer
Harvey Cook Journalist
Helen Thomas Editor
Huey Morgan Presenter
James Carpenter Broadcast Assistant
James Kelly Journalist
James Walshe Producer
Jane Royce Journalist
Janey Lee Grace Presenter
Janice Long Presenter
Jeff Smith Head of Music
Jeremy Vine Presenter
Jo Whiley Presenter
Johnnie Walker Presenter
Justine Greene Journalist
Katharine Cracknell Journalist
Ken Bruce Presenter
Lynn Parsons Presenter
Malcolm Laycock Presenter
Mariella Frostrup Presenter
Mark Radcliffe Presenter
Michael Parkinson Presenter
Michael Tindale Broadcast Assistant
Mo Dutta Presenter
Nick Barraclough Presenter
Niki Cardwell Journalist
Paul Jones Presenter
Paul Gambaccini Presenter
Roger Royle Presenter
Russell Davies Presenter
Sara Cox Presenter
Sarah Kennedy Presenter
Simon Mayo Presenter
Steve Wright Presenter
Stuart Maconie Presenter
Tom Sandars Journalist
Tony Blackburn Presenter
Vanessa Feltz Presenter
Wayne Marshall Presenter
Zoe Ball Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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