BBC Radio 2

British national radio station

BBC Radio 2 is a radio station which is heard across the United Kingdom It started in 1967.

BBC Radio 2
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City of licenseLondon
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom - National
FrequencyFM: 88.1 MHz - 89.7 MHz
DAB: 12B
Freeview: 702
Sky: 0102
Tiscali TV: 602
Virgin Media:902
UPC Ireland: 908
Live Stream Real/WM
First air date30 September 1967
Format Contemporary music
Audience share16.0%[1] (June 2008)
Owner BBC
BBC Radio
WebsiteBBC Radio 2

Radio 2 plays music from a period lasting over 40 year. For example, it plays classic pop songs, rock, jazz and folk.[2]


  1. "RAJAR listening figures". Archived from the original on 2012-06-01. Retrieved 2008-08-29.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. "BBC - About Radio 2". BBC. Retrieved 2020-07-21.

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