Classic FM

The World's Greatest Music
British radio stations

Listen to Classic FM

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

Facts and stats

Classic FM is a British national commercial radio station which broadcasts classical music in a popular and accessible style from Global.

Editorial areaUK
Audience figures5,137,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2019
Launched7 September 1992
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre

Contact Classic FM

Postal address30 Leicester Square
Telephone+44 20 7343 9000
Official website

Social media

Twitter@ClassicFM (138,278 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@GlobalsNewsroom (5,451 followers) compare
FacebookClassic FM (2,737,726 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

From Brexit to Brahms: John Humphrys returns to radio
The Guardian - published 24 October 2019, 6.26am edt
Pet Sounds radio show returns to Classic FM to help cats and dogs
RadioToday - published 20 October 2019, 11.58am edt
Podcast: Global’s Make Some Noise and radio industry chat
RadioToday - published 19 October 2019, 12.03pm edt
Tim Lihoreau pulls 400lb piano across London
RadioToday - published 9 October 2019, 12.12pm edt
'It's a new golden age': Radio 3 launches video game music show
The Guardian - published 9 October 2019, 2.00am edt

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Adrian Bodenham Engineer
Alan Titchmarsh Presenter
Aled Jones Presenter
Alex Jones Broadcast Engineer
Alexander Armstrong Presenter
Andrew Collins Presenter
Anne-Marie Minhall Presenter
Bill Turnbull Presenter
Catherine Bott Presenter
Charlotte Hawkins Presenter
Chris Chilvers Producer
David Mellor Presenter
Jane Jones Presenter
John Brunning Presenter
John Suchet Presenter
Lee Price Head of Production
Lucy Coward Journalist
Margherita Taylor Presenter
Myleene Klass Presenter
Nicholas Owen Presenter
Phil Noyce Deputy Managing Editor
Sam Jackson Managing Editor
Sam Pittis Presenter
Tim Lihoreau Presenter

…at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ashley Bard Group Head of Brand Production
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Chris Baughen Managing Editor - Global Player
Darren Singer Chief Financial Officer
Graham Sarath Area Business Director
Greg Hughes Group Head of Programming Operations
Ian Hanson Chief Operating Officer
James Rea Director of Broadcasting
Lord Allen of Kensington CBE Chairman
Mark Findlay Group Head of Music Relations
Matt Garforth Product Manager
Matt Gray Managing Engineer (London)
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Richard Park Senior Programming Advisor
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Clarke Broadcast Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Tim John Head of Global's Newsroom
Will Harding Chief Strategy Officer

Other information

Classic FM logo archive

Get a Classic FM logo for your VW car radio

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