Radio 2

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Jo Whiley says sister is out of hospital after severe Covid infection
Radio 2 DJ, who was offered vaccine before Frances, renews call for prioritising jab for those with learning disabilities

Lucy Campbell

23, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Jo Whiley misses BBC Radio 2 show after sister hospitalised with Covid
Broadcaster has been campaigning for Frances, who has learning disabilities and diabetes, to be prioritised for a jab

Nicola Slawson

18, Feb, 2021 @9:06 PM

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Sunday with Michael Ball: ‘I read a lot – I love a serial killer’
The singer discusses the books he loves, walking the dogs and slumping in front of the telly

Nick McGrath

06, Dec, 2020 @6:45 AM

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The Quality Street won't taste the same without my family | Grace Dent
‘Christmas 2020 will be a year of missing people and missing ingredients’

Grace Dent

04, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Radio 1 to air censored version of Pogues' Fairytale of New York
Offensive words in the Christmas song to be removed or altered for Radio 1, but remain unchanged on Radio 2

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Nov, 2020 @9:06 AM

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Kylie, Cher, Robbie Williams and more team up for Children in Need single
Cover of Oasis’s Stop Crying Your Heart Out also features Nile Rodgers, Lenny Kravitz and Jess Glynne among 25 star performers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Nov, 2020 @8:56 AM

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Female British artists underrepresented on UK radio, survey finds
Fewer than one in five songs in top 100 airplay chart so far this year were by British female acts

Laura Snapes

21, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: The Homeless Hotel; Talking Dogs; Dogs and the City – review
How a rough sleeper turned his life around; return of the Dogfather; and tales of canine lockdown

Miranda Sawyer

01, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Jeremy Vine: 'At the BBC you can have values but you can’t have views – that's how I operate'
Whether presenting on Channel 5, Radio 2 or Eggheads, the broadcaster is part of the national furniture. He reflects on impartiality, the public’s reaction to lockdown and salary inequality

Stephen Moss

01, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Zoe Ball's BBC Radio 2 show loses a million listeners
Audience falls after Chris Evans’ departure, while figures also show decline at Radio 4’s Today

Mark Sweney

13, May, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Roy Hudd obituary
Comedian, actor and presenter of the long-running radio show The News Huddlines

Stephen Dixon

16, Mar, 2020 @12:57 PM

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Drop in listeners a ‘personal blow’ to radio host Zoe Ball
The BBC Radio 2 presenter talks frankly on Desert Island Discs about her years of addiction and her partner’s death

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

09, Feb, 2020 @9:04 AM

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