Tagged with: Radio 2

16 posts about Radio 2 on this blog

  1. Robbie Williams: Ask Robbie Live!

    Thursday 13 December 2012, 13:45

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    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.

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  2. The People's Songs: The story of post-war Britain in 50 records

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:31

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    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.

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  3. Musical round up - 1Xtra's 10th birthday; Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Mark Kermode's musical roots

    Friday 10 August 2012, 17:09

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    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.

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  4. BBC Radio 2: Can religious faith help win medals?

    Monday 6 August 2012, 18:48

    Kellie Redmond Kellie Redmond Radio producer

    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.

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  5. Blur at the Beeb: Radio 2 and 6 Music

    Monday 30 July 2012, 14:30

    Brett Spencer Brett Spencer

    On Tuesday night Blur will play live for both BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music in front of two audiences who have been lucky enough to win tickets for this intimate gathering.

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  6. New Jingles for BBC Radio 2

    Wednesday 18 July 2012, 14:37

    Chris Reay Chris Reay Senior Producer

    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.

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  7. Catch up with Radio 2's 2Day - a celebration of everything the UK's favourite radio station has to offer

    Monday 14 May 2012, 13:20

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    The highlights of 2Day have been captured on the Radio 2 website and you can browse through videos, audio and photos of the day.

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  8. 500 WORDS 2012: Short story writing competition for children

    Wednesday 1 February 2012, 14:37

    Helen Thomas Helen Thomas

    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...

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  9. Radio 2's Dance Season: It's Got Bells On

    Monday 5 December 2011, 15:09

    Stewart Lee Stewart Lee

    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...

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  10. The Band Behind Bars on BBC Radio 2

    Thursday 24 November 2011, 12:20

    Heather Davies Heather Davies

    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...

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  11. The Songs My Son Loved on Radio 2

    Thursday 3 November 2011, 17:28

    Jill Misson Jill Misson


    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...

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  12. BBC Radio and 9/11 Ten Years On

    Tuesday 6 September 2011, 19:20

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    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...

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  13. John Myers' review of the BBC's popular music stations

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.

    Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respected figures in the radio industry - to review how our popular music stations are run and...

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  14. A new series for Radio 2 - Sounds of the 20th Century

    Wednesday 6 April 2011, 18:42

    Heather Davies Heather Davies

    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...

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  15. Radio 2 at the Country Music Awards

    Tuesday 9 November 2010, 17:40

    Al Booth Al Booth

    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...

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  16. Three evenings of joy at The Roundhouse

    Monday 1 November 2010, 14:12

    Bob Shennan Bob Shennan

    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.

    Elton John opened...

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