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New Radio 2 weekend schedule

Published March 13, 2009

New Radio 2 weekend schedule

Radio 2 is introducing a new line-up of presenters to Saturdays, bringing in Paul O’Grady, Emma Forbes and Alan Carr. They are also changing the schedules around to spice things up, with Sunday afternoons changing as well. O’Grady also makes the transition to Sundays, with Johnnie Walker appearing on Sunday afternoons. Paul hosted a popular Christmas Day show in 2008, playing a range of music, and he has also covered for Elaine Paige on a Sunday when required.

Paul Gambaccini wants Moyles gone

Published February 20, 2009

Paul Gambaccini wants Moyles gone

Paul Gambaccini is a respected writer, broadcaster, knowledge on music, and is quite a presence on Radio 2. However, he holds nothing back when it comes to opinions on his colleagues, particularly when they hit the headlines over potential wrongdoings. Back when the Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross saga was ongoing, Gambaccini was quick to suggest the pair of them should be taken off air permanently. He had a case of “I told you so,” suggesting that hiring Brand in the first place was just asking for trouble.

Chris Evans - Daddy blogger

Published February 19, 2009

Chris Evans - Daddy blogger

I occasionally tune in to the Chris Evans podcast, although sometimes skip through the more obscure callers. There’s only so many times I can stomach listening to people talking about sheds. Nevertheless, the show seems to be a nice cosy affair, with plenty of chatter and interaction with the listeners. I didn’t know Evans from his television days, but am told that he has matured into a much better presenter, if a little less edgy.