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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 playedLittle Mix feat. Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Michael BubléRadiomonitor
Audience figures14,637,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2018
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 (671,154 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (154,650 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (120,137 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio 2 (706,609 likes) compare
TuneInBBC-Radio-2-891 (2,125,745 favourites) compare
audioBoombbcradio2 (228 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Tony Blackburn is going on tour with Radio 2
RadioToday - published 1 October 2018, 5.11am edt
BBC Radio 2 announces Paul Weller for Radio 2 In Concert
BBC Media Centre - published 14 September 2018, 3.24am edt
Ed Miliband and Lord Howard to guest present Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show
BBC Media Centre - published 3 July 2018, 2.00am edt
Chris Evans buys Lynn Bowles a Land Rover
RadioToday - published 29 March 2018, 4.51am edt

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
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

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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