BBC Somerset

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BBC Somerset, formerly BBC Somerset Sound, is the BBC Local Radio service for the shire county of Somerset and the Unitary Authorities of Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset, England.Wikipedia

Editorial areaSomerset
Most playedElton John, ABBA, TotoRadiomonitor
Audience figures55,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched11 April 1988
Former namesBBC Somerset Sound

Contact BBC Somerset

Postal addressBroadcasting House
Park Street
+44 1823 323956
+44 845 303 1566
Official website

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Alex Lewis Presenter
Anna Corbett Producer
Ben Coates Producer
David Lowe Presenter
Elise Rayner Presenter
Geoff Barker Presenter
Keith Warmington Presenter
Martin Jones Journalist
Matt Faulkner Programme Manager/Controller
Rachel Andrews Producer
Rebecca Cafe Digital Editor
Ruth Bradley Journalist
Sam Read Head of News
Simon Parkin Presenter
Steve Yabsley Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Tamsin Curnow Editor
Trevor Fry Presenter
Trudi Harris 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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