Virgin Radio UK
The Chris Evans Breakfast Show and The Best Music
British radio stations
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You can hear Virgin Radio UK on DAB Digital Radio, Radioplayer UK and online
Facts and stats
Virgin Radio UK, in this incarnation, is a new DAB Digital Radio service which launched at the end of March 2016. The UK's original Virgin Radio changed name to Absolute Radio in 2008.
Virgin Radio also exists in many other places in the world, including Italy, Canada, Turkey, Dubai and Bangkok. Outside of the UK the Virgin Radio brand is a top40 station; inside the UK, it's more famous for guitar-based music.
Virgin Radio operates on a brand licensing basis with Virgin Enterprises, Sir Richard Branson's company. The UK service is owned by Wireless Group, which is part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation operated as part of News UK. There's no business relationship between the many Virgin Radio stations in the world.
The headquarters of Virgin Radio International, the company that looks after Virgin Radio worldwide, is in Sydney, Australia.
|Audience figures||1,530,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019|
|Launched||30 March 2016|
Contact Virgin Radio UK
|Postal address||1 London Bridge Street, |
|+44 207 7823 000|
|+44 333 0033 300|
|@VirginRadioUK (48,874 followers) compare|
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Ben Jones Presenter
Chris Evans Presenter
Christian Williams Presenter
Connor Drew Assistant Producer - Evenings
David Brain Breakfast Producer
Eddy Temple-Morris Presenter
Ellie Davis Executive Producer - Breakfast
James Grove Group Head of Music
Jamie Scott Executive Producer - Daytimes
Jen Thomas Presenter
John Dutton Guest Booker
Kate Lawler Presenter
Kejal Kamani Digital Content Producer
Kevin Hingley Digital Manager
Meera Depala Producer
Mick Meadows Executive Producer
Mike Cass Content Director
Nick Daly Deputy Content Director
Pete Mitchell Presenter
Rachel Horne Journalist
Sam Pinkham Presenter
Steve Denyer Presenter
Stu Elmore Presenter
Tim Cocker Presenter
Vassos Alexander Sports journalist
Jimmy Buckland Director of Strategy
Liam Fisher Director of National Radio - Speech Radio
Scott Taunton Chief Executive Officer
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