Radio

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Steve Wright to leave BBC Radio 2 weekday show after nearly 24 years
Presenter says he ‘can’t hog the slot for ever’ as he prepares to make way for Radio 1’s Scott Mills in the autumn

Tom Ambrose

01, Jul, 2022 @5:18 PM

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‘A link across time’: how shipping forecast will outlast Radio 4 long wave
Boats have not needed the broadcast for decades but radio bosses know nostalgia for it runs deep

Jim Waterson Media editor

03, Jun, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Ken Bruce remains most popular UK radio host as mid-morning trend prevails
Rajar figures reveal changing listening habits as people move from breakfast to pre-lunchtime shows

Jim Waterson Media editor

18, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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John Peel: personal records and memorabilia set for Bonhams auction
Items including a handwritten letter from David Bowie and Peel’s horn gramophone will be up for sale next month

Laura Snapes

18, May, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Capital owner told journalists not to report Tim Westwood accusations, staff say
Presenters were also advised not to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against DJ on air, according to staff

Jim Waterson Media editor

04, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Now the BBC must face another inquest about its safeguarding policies
Broadcaster facing renewed questions over whistleblowing procedures for its staff amid allegations against Tim Westwood

Jim Waterson Media editor

27, Apr, 2022 @7:04 PM

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BBC to cut number of programmes it makes, says director general
Tim Davie suggests more stations could become archive services, as he prepares to announce deep cuts

Jim Waterson Media editor

27, Apr, 2022 @3:20 PM

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Tim Westwood steps down from radio show after sexual misconduct allegations
DJ has stepped down from Capital Xtra show until further notice, says station’s owner Global

Alexandra Topping

27, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Tim Westwood sexual misconduct claims ‘appalling’ says BBC head
Director general Tim Davie ‘sees no evidence of complaints at BBC’ concerning former Radio 1 DJ

Alexandra Topping

27, Apr, 2022 @2:10 PM

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I’m Sorry, I [Still] Haven’t a Clue … how radio’s smuttiest show has beaten the censors for 50 years
Innuendo, tone-deaf singing and dreadful wages: as the cherished BBC panel game celebrates its half century, we look back at its finest moments – and its future

Mark Lawson

11, Apr, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Send us your questions for Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo
Got something to ask the film critics and broadcasters? Send it our way and we’ll put it to them

Kathryn Bromwich

07, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Government picks Tory peer Michael Grade to chair Ofcom
Choice of veteran broadcasting executive appears to bring chaotic recruitment saga to an end

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Mar, 2022 @4:40 PM

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