16 posts about Radio 2 on this blog
Thursday 13 December 2012, 13:45
Robbie Williams is all over Radio 2 today with an online Q&A from 5.45pm and a live performance for Radio 2 in Concert from 8pm.
Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:31
BBC Radio 2 has launched a brand new landmark 50-part series and wants listeners to get involved by contributing stories that will feature in the programme.
Friday 10 August 2012, 17:09
On Thursday 16 August BBC Asian Network pays tribute to legendary Qawwali maestro, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to commemorate the 15th anniversary of his death.
Monday 6 August 2012, 18:48
We hope you’ll find it as fascinating as we have hearing the likes of Bolt, Farah, Christine Ohuruogu and many other big sports names as they speak openly about their belief in God or another higher power.
Monday 30 July 2012, 14:30
Wednesday 18 July 2012, 14:37
Making jingles for BBC Radio 2 is a complex process. Although many are only about 10 seconds long, they are played next to highly produced songs, orchestras and live concerts. This means they have to be produced to the same high standards.
Monday 14 May 2012, 13:20
Wednesday 1 February 2012, 14:37
It's that time again. Thoughts at the Chris Evans Breakfast Show have turned to all things literary. We've inked our quills and gathered our most eloquent thoughts in preparation for today, where we've launched 500 WORDS - our short story writing competition for children...
Monday 5 December 2011, 15:09
Ed's note: Comedian Stewart Lee presents It's Got Bells On, a new documentary, part of the Dance Season on BBC Radio 2. Here he writes about his love of Morris dancing. Really - PM
I don't remember when I saw my first Morris...
Thursday 24 November 2011, 12:20
Walking into a prison for the first time is a nerve-wracking and intimidating experience. As each heavy door slams behind you, the sense of claustrophobia increases - even in open spaces there's netting overhead...
Thursday 3 November 2011, 17:28
I never thought I would sit at my desk with tears rolling down my cheeks.
My colleagues are now used to the sight of me sobbing and it's one guaranteed way to get them to make you a cup of tea. It still surprised me though the first time I saw Jeremy Vine wiping...
Tuesday 6 September 2011, 19:20
On the 5 live blog station controller Adrian Van-Klaveren has written a post detailing 5 live's coverage of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. He recalls where he was at the time (as I'm sure we've all done in the last few days):
At the time I was Head of BBC Newsgathering. I remember catching up with...
Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42
Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.
Wednesday 6 April 2011, 18:42
As a producer for Trevor Dann's Company, a radio production company founded by the UK radio veteran of that name, I have the opportunity to work across an array of audio projects; however, I'm most excited about our new series, Sounds of the 20th Century. It's essentially an audio journey through...
Tuesday 9 November 2010, 17:40
Editor's note: BBC Radio production staff cover many music awards ceremonies every year. Sometimes they get to visit the lectern themselves - SB.
The Country Music Association (CMA) awards have given me many of my most treasured work memories... being transported by golf cart to interview country legend...
Monday 1 November 2010, 14:12
I woke up on a high this morning. As well as Liverpool fighting their way out of the relegation zone, I experienced three amazing gigs at the BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Three iconic Radio 2 artists. Three very different, but equally ecstatic, audiences.