Spotify spoils the Archers party with rival soap opera plus, PDC World Darts Championship returns to talkSPORT

Dec 2020  Radio News

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Spotify spoils the Archers party with rival soap opera

Spotify is developing a daily soap opera podcast that could represent the most significant challenge to The Archers in the Radio 4 show’s 70-year history.

The fictional drama set in an “interesting place” is expected to be launched on the streaming service as early as next year.

The Times

PDC World Darts Championship returns to talkSPORT

The PDC World Darts Championship is returning to talkSPORT this month, with Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright beginning his defence of the title on the championship opening night on December 15.

Former darts professionals Paul Nicholson and Chris Mason join talkSPORT’s Nigel Pearson, Ian Danter, Mark Wilson and Rob Mullarkey to call all the action from Ally Pally, exclusively live on talkSPORT 2.


Radio X launches podcasts offering mental health support

Radio X has teamed up with Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) to create a series of podcasts offering mental health support.

Radio X’s Mental Health Tool Kit with CALM – exploring grief and bereavement, anxiety, depression, financial stress and ways to seek help – launched today (Monday 14th December) on Global Player and other podcast locations.


Union JACK expands with rock and dance stations

Union JACK Dance and Union JACK Rock are launching nationally on DAB in addition to the current Union JACK station.

The two new stations on SDL gives JACK Radio Group three national stations and three local/regional stations all broadcasting from Oxford.




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