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Caroline Feraday | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Feraday

Every week still it seems that I hear that something new will "kill the radio star". Spotify will kill off radio, Pandora streaming will kill off radio, Nick Grimshaw will kill off radio. It won't. Technologies change, but radio isn't a piece of technology. It has a soul, it's a connection... it's my friend.

LISTEN: 'Diana' Star Naomi Watts Storms Out Of Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Earlier this month we revealed that 'Diana' star Naomi Watts had walked out of a BBC Radio 5 Live interview while discussing her portrayal of the late...

Is This Really The Best Album Of All Time? Radio 2 Listeners Think So

PA | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Coldplay's second album has been named the favourite album of all time by radio listeners. 'A Rush Of Blood To The Head' triumphed in a poll of Rad...

Radio 1 Host Nick Grimshaw's Listener Figures Slide

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw has pulled in the lowest audience for the station's breakfast show for almost seven years during his first months in the jo...

Sheridan Smith To Host Televised Theatre Awards

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | Home

Actress Sheridan Smith is to host theatre's biggest prize show, The Olivier Awards, as the event returns to mainstream TV for the first time in a deca...

Balding Lands Huge Saturday Night Show

PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Clare Balding is to be the host of a new Saturday night BBC1 entertainment show looking to find the country's sharpest mind. The presenter, one of ...

Clare Balding Secures National Treasure Status With New Gig

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Clare Balding is to join BBC Radio 2, replacing regular Sunday morning host Aled Jones who is leaving his show. Balding, who came to the fore durin...

The Hottest Thing in Trousers is... Jeremy Vine

Eleanor Prescott | Posted 17.08.2012 | Home
Eleanor Prescott

It might be my age (my next birthday's got a zero in it) but lately something strange has been stirring my waters. I can't stop wondering... is it just me, or has Beckham gone a tattoo too far?

LISTEN: Tory MP Tells Caller To 'Join The BNP' Following Welsh Language Row

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Politics

Conservative MP David Davies told a Welsh caller to "go and join the BNP" in the midst of a furious debate on Wales when he appeared on Jeremy's Vine ...

Chatty Man Hangs Up His Radio Hat

PA | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Alan Carr is quitting his Radio 2 show. The TV chat show host, who presents a Saturday evening slot on the BBC station, joined Radio 2 in 2009. ...

Fans In Shock As Womble Removes Head

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

A Womble has caused uproar, removing his head and revealing he wasn't "real" to thousands of children who had tuned in to a live webcast on BBC Radio ...

STRICTLY: Russell Grant Given A Radio 2 Show

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Astrologer Russell Grant isn't putting away his dancing shoes just yet - he has signed up to present a Strictly-themed radio show. The star, who wa...

Caroline Frost

Andy Parsons: 'Hopefully A Fairly Sophisticated Banana Skin' | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Comedy

"Nerves are never logical. It's usually how you're feeling on the day, how your tea has gone down," explains Andy Parsons, a seemingly serene comedian...

Caroline Frost

Alan Carr: 'Everyone Likes Gossip, But I Learned The Hard Way' | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Alan Carr is back tonight on Channel 4 with his - get this - TWELFTH series of 'Chatty Man', the show where he proves that no amount of A-list wattage...

‘Salami Slicing’ Of BBC Is ‘Dirty Work’ Of Government, Say Unions

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

BBC director general Mark Thompson has defended the decision to cut 2,000 corperation jobs and show more repeats by saying it can still deliver qualit...

Miranda's Grip On Show Business Continues...

Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Miranda Hart is to step in as host of the Radio 2 breakfast show next month. The award-winning funnywoman will team up with pr...

Jonathan Ross 'Gagged' By ITV In Ad For New Chatshow

Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Jonathan Ross' mouth has often landed him in trouble - now ITV bosses have gagged the presenter in an ad for his television comeb...

Sir Jimmy Young Returns To Radio 2 For Birthday Special

Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Sir Jimmy Young is to return to the Radio 2 airwaves to celebrate his 90th birthday. The presenting legend - a host for the st...

Chris Evans Has Operation To Remove 'A Couple Of Pesky Little Problems'

Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Chris Evans, Breakfast Show presenter on Radio 2, has undergone an operation to remove growths from his colon. Evans - whose father died of colon ...