Radio 2

  1. Terry Wogan To Exit Radio 2 Breakfast Show

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan is to step down from his long-running breakfast show on national AC network BBC Radio 2. Wogan, who announced his departure live this morning (Sept. 7) to listeners following media speculation, will be replaced ...

  2. Leisure Society Signs Label Deal

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following its Ivor Novello nomination for songwriter Nick Hemming, indie-folk act the Leisure Society has secured a label deal with U.K. indie Full Time Hobby. As part of the worldwide deal, the London-based label is hoping to release the band ...

  3. Ivor Novello Nominee Signs Publishing Deal

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A month ago, Nick Hemming made history as the first self-published musician to be nominated for an Ivor Novello Award. He may not have won, but a new publishing deal for the frontman, guitarist and chief songwriter with U.K. indie-folk act the Lei ...

  4. Coldplay, Duffy Up For Three Ivor Novellos

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, pop singer Duffy and alt-rock act the Ting Tings are among the nominees for the Ivor Novello Awards for songwriters and composers, alongside a largely unknown self-published musician, Nick Hemming. The 54th edition of the Ivors, covering ...

  5. Ross Return A Ratings Winner For BBC

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Controversial U.K. TV/radio presenter Jonathan Ross made a triumphant return to television on Friday (Jan. 23). The return of his BBC1 "Friday Night with Jonathan Ross" chatshow pulled in an average of 4.7 million viewers, according to u ...

  6. BBC's Ross Back On Air In January

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST British public broadcaster the BBC has confirmed that its disgraced TV/radio presenter Jonathan Ross is to return to his weekly Saturday morning BBC Radio 2 show on Jan. 24. No date has yet been set for the return of his tastemaking TV chatshow, & ...

  7. New Gig For BBC Radio Vet Douglas

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Leading British radio executive Lesley Douglas has been elevated to oversee the BBC's popular music ambitions. With immediate effect, Douglas has added stripes as controller of BBC popular music, a new role that includes responsibility for co ...