Julie Walters returns to Classic FM and Asda rebrands in-store radio as ‘Asda Radio’

Mar 2019  Radio News

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Julie Walters has returned to Classic FM for seven-part radio series.

The series, ‘Turning Points’ commenced last Saturday. The show opened with Walters delving into the history of classical music. Walters celebrates the ‘firsts’ and finest in the genre, taking listeners on a historical classical journey through time.

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Asda rebrands in-store radio as ‘Asda Radio’

ASDA has switched the supplier of its in-store radio stations.

Moving from KVH Studios to Mood Media, the station, as a result, has rebranded as ‘Asda Radio’ and hired Magic’s Nick Snaith and Virgin’s Amy Voce as on-air staff.

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talkRADIO’s Penny Smith joins Scala Radio

talkRADIO presenter Penny Smith is joining Scala for a weekly show.

Starting 8th March, Smith will host a weekly one-hour show called ‘Highly Rated’ where she’ll be rounding up the best classical music and contemporary arts.

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