BBC Radio 2

British national radio station

BBC Radio 2 is a radio station run by the BBC which is heard across the United Kingdom It started in 1967, replacing the BBC Light Programme. It is the most popular of the BBC stations with more than 15 million listeners a week in 2017.[2] The audience is mostly adults over the age of 35.

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 mostly plays music from a period lasting over 40 year. For example, it plays classic pop songs, rock, jazz and folk.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "RAJAR listening figures". Archived from the original on 2012-06-01. Retrieved 2008-08-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Boost for breakfast shows with increased listeners across BBC radio stations". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2023-01-24.
  3. "BBC - About Radio 2". BBC. Retrieved 2020-07-21.

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