BBC Radio 6 Music

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio 6 Music is one of the BBC's digital radio stations. It was known officially as BBC 6 Music from its launch on 11 March 2002 until April 2011. 6 Music was the first national music radio station to be launched by the BBC in 32 years.Wikipedia

Audience figures2,518,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2018
Launched11 March 2002

Contact BBC Radio 6 Music

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Latest news stories

Mark Radcliffe to receive cancer treatment
RadioToday - published 3 October 2018, 6.11pm edt
BBC Radio 6 Music's reshuffle is a grim reminder of our mortality
The Guardian - published 9 August 2018, 11.50am edt
BBC Radio 6 Music announces schedule changes for January 2019
BBC Media Centre - published 9 August 2018, 8.23am edt
Laverne to replace Keaveny on 6 Music Breakfast
RadioToday - published 9 August 2018, 5.11am edt
Kylie Minogue leads BBC Music Day celebrations
RadioToday - published 31 July 2018, 6.02am edt


Abbie McCarthy Assistant Producer
Al Booth Editor of Specialist Music
Bob Shennan Controller
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Jeff Smith Head of Music
Lauren Laverne Presenter
Nemone Metaxas 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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