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New schedule: Musical chairs at BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 has announced a range of changes to its schedule from April, with Michael Ball taking over the Weekend Wogan Sunday morning slot.

From 10th April, Michael Ball will move from his Sunday evening show to the ex-Weekend Wogan slot from 11am to 1pm. Richard Madeley will continue to present the show for 10 weeks a year.

Then from 24th April, Claudia Winkleman will move from the Friday night Arts Show to Michael Ball's old 7pm Sunday slot.

Following Claudia Winkleman's departure, The Radio 2 Arts Show will be fronted by a number guest presenters and will move from Friday to Thursday night. Sounds of the 80s with Sara Cox will fill the old Arts Show slot, moving from Saturday night to Friday night.

New to Saturday nights is the Craig Charles House Party from Salford, which will run from 10pm until midnight, with Craig Charles picking a selection of soul and funk music. The existing BBC Radio 6 Music show with Craig Charles earlier on Saturday evening will continue as normal.

As a result of the shuffle, The Organist Entertains and Listen to the Band move from Thursday to Tuesday nights.


  1. Wow. That's the most uninteresting change in the network ever !


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