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BBC Radio 2

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You can hear BBC Radio 2 on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Freesat, Freeview (UK), Radioplayer UK, Virgin Media and online

Facts and stats

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

Editorial areaUK
FormatAC
Most playedLiam Gallagher, Keane, Status QuoRadiomonitor
Audience figures14,593,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 2019
Launched30 September 1967
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC Radio 2 The Light Programme
The Light Programme
The Forces Programme

Contact BBC Radio 2

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland St
London
W1W 7NY
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Main emailradio2.enquiries@bbc.co.uk
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadio2 (689,305 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (162,743 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (124,538 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio 2 (721,808 likes) compare
TuneInBBC-Radio-2-891 (2,200,227 favourites) compare
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Latest news stories

BBC Radio 2 reveals the UK’s best selling ABBA studio album - Arrival
BBC Media Centre - published 22 April 2019, 9.00am edt
BBC Radio 2 presents Spring 2019 highlights
BBC Media Centre - published 19 February 2019, 4.34am est
Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly take on longest ever Red Nose Day Danceathon
BBC Media Centre - published 12 February 2019, 3.36am est

People

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
Claire Solan Producer Trevor Nelson Show
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
Steve Wright Presenter
Stuart Maconie Presenter
Tom Sandars Journalist
Tony Blackburn Presenter
Vanessa Feltz Presenter
Wayne Marshall Presenter
Zoe Ball Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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