Craig Charles’ show has been glitched, Tony Blackburn is now airing on Sunday nights and Michelle Visage is joining the team
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BBC Radio 2 has announced a major schedule change – with Craig Charles losing his show, as Michelle Visage joins the group.
Beeb has revealed a major change to its Friday-to-Sunday weekend schedule, starting Friday, July 15.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK judge Michelle will kick things off as she’s landed her own show on Friday night’s prime time slot.
Fans can tune in from 7-9pm, where she’ll deliver a weekend of style with a vibrant mix of soothing tunes.
In August, she will also return with BBC Sounds’s podcast series, Michelle Visage’s Rule Breakers. It will be broadcast on Radio 2 on Saturdays.
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Speaking of her new career move, Michelle said: “I’m on the moon broadcasting my own show to millions of listeners on Radio 2, where every Friday night I’ll be debuting. weekend in great style with some of my all-time favorites that promise to put you in the best mood!And I’m back with a new series of Rule Breakers for BBC Sounds – I’m SO HOT! Keep it up!”
Tony Blackburn’s Golden Hour will air on Sundays from 7-8pm.
Meanwhile, Craig Charles’ House Party – currently airing on Saturday, 10pm – midnight – will end.
“Every party has to come to an end, and even though I’m getting ready to broadcast Trunk of Funk on Radio 2, I’d love to bring the party to its vibrant listeners every Saturday night,” he said. “
Craig can still be heard on BBC Radio 6 Music every day of the week, from 1-4pm and The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show – airing on Saturday nights, 6-9pm.
Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s performance – which takes place at 10pm on Sunday – midnight – is also being affected.
Ana Matronic will also watch the end of the show Dance Devotion.
She said, “It’s been an honor and a privilege to have been a part of the Radio 2 team for the past five years. To represent the culture, history and dance music community is an honor to which I will continue to contribute. To all my listeners, I wish you all the best and hope to see you on the dance floor soon!”
He said: “I enjoyed presenting my Radio 2 program and I hope I helped guide the audience through a unique time in our lives.”
Helen Thomas, Head of Station 2 added: “Thank you so much Ana, Craig and Dr. Rangan. It’s a pleasure to have them join the Saturday and Sunday evenings on Station 2.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/breaking-bbc-radio-2-announces-27176709 BBC Radio 2 announces major schedule change as Craig Charles collides and Tony Blackburn collides