Lauren Laverne to broadcast from Sage Gateshead

Lauren Laverne will broadcast her BBC Radio 6 Music show live from Sage Gateshead next weekend as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. Continue reading

In full: James Purnell’s radio speech to the EBU

James Purnell, Director of Radio & Education, has delivered his keynote speech to the EBU’s Truth and Power Conference, with revelations on the future of radio. Continue reading

BBC Radio 1Xtra follows BBC Radio 2 to Ibiza

1Xtra is to take over Ibiza Rocks on Saturday 4th August, hosted by Charlie Sloth and DJ Target, with DJ sets from MistaJam, DJ Charlsey and Sian Anderson from Ibiza. Continue reading

BBC Introducing to host three day music festival

A new music festival – BBC Music Introducing LIVE 18 – has been announced by the BBC Director of Radio Bob Shennan today at the Radio Festival. Continue reading