Radio

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Gender disparity in UK radio report shows minor improvements on 2020
All-female acts make up 20% of the top 50 British artists played, an increase of just 1% from the previous year

Laura Snapes

16, Sep, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Arts shows star in new Radio 4 line-up after storm at axing of film programme
Mark Kermode will co-host show exploring ‘unexpected links and discoveries’ in screen history

Vanessa Thorpe

11, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Erin Molan tells Daily Mail defamation trial clips were mocking ‘bad’ accents, not racist
Nine sports broadcaster says she was not making fun of Polynesian names on 2GB but joining a ‘running joke’

Amanda Meade

01, Sep, 2021 @3:32 AM

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Erin Molan denies claims of casual racism after court hears radio clips
Broadcaster says recordings played at her defamation trial have nothing to do with mocking someone’s name and ethnicity

Amanda Meade

31, Aug, 2021 @9:31 AM

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Piers Plowright obituary
Award-winning BBC radio producer whose fascination with people fuelled documentaries and drama

Melvyn Bragg

06, Aug, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Why we are fighting to save Radio 4’s The Film Programme | Letters
The show that for 17 years has played a vital role in the arts world is under threat

25, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Scorsese, Nolan, Pike … giants of cinema unite to save Radio 4’s film show
A host of movie stars have signed a letter, published in the Observer, calling on the corporation to keep The Film Programme

James Tapper

24, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sue Perkins confirmed as new host of BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute
Former Bake Off presenter to take helm of comedy panel show after death of Nicholas Parsons

Alex Mistlin

20, Jul, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Zoe Ball’s pay cut means BBC’s highest-paid star is still a man
Radio 2 breakfast show presenter felt it was inappropriate to earn £1.36m during pandemic, says corporation

Jim Waterson Media editor

06, Jul, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Annie Mac on women in the music industry: ‘There’s still a long way to go’
As the Irish presenter and DJ leaves BBC Radio 1 after 17 years, she has spoken out about her experiences of ‘tokenism’

Lucy Campbell

05, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Nick Grimshaw leaves Radio 1 after 14 years
The former breakfast show presenter and current drivetime host said working on the station had been ‘everything I’d imagined and more’

Hannah J Davies

30, Jun, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Zoe Ball: ‘I’ve always done it for the love – it’s great fun to try to entertain’
From ‘ladette’ to the highest-paid woman at the BBC, the nation’s cheerer-upper talks about her long and colourful journey to the top of radio

Sophie Heawood

27, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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