[17], On 29 October 2018 it was announced that Cox would succeed Simon Mayo as drivetime presenter on 14 January 2019. Registered in England No. Catching Up With An Ol MemoryClay Walker. She hosted the Drivetime show for six months with features such as "For Your Ears Only", "Me, Myself and I", and "Chap's Eye Pub Quiz" (referring to her former sidekick Mark Chapman). [38] Cox's last weekend show was on Sunday 17 February 2008 before she left for six months' maternity leave. Ken Bruce BBC Radio 2 is the 4th most popular radio programme & podcast. Once there, you can browse the Radio 2 schedule, read more about forthcoming programming highlights, and see inside the new Radio 2 studios via the webcam. Apparently director Siedentopf a master of turning awkward situations into creative gold was particularly enthused about the idea, as one of his passion projects is convincing his own family to pose together in portraits. Sara Cox previously fronted the show on the BBC and thousands of viewers campaigned for its return. Rail services disrupted after person hit by train in north London, 100 officers injured amid violence during pension protests in France, Aerosmith announce farewell tour marking 50 years together, Explosion derails train in Russian town near border with Ukraine, Royally Big Portrait of the King unveiled ahead of coronation, Donald Trump says its great to be home as he arrives in UK, Kirsty Gallacher reveals she broke her toe while running London Marathon, Everything you need to know about the 2023 London Marathon, Princess Charlotte pictured smiling ahead of eighth birthday, Who is Marina Purkiss? Way 2 Sexy (with Future & Young Thug)Drake, Future, Young Thug. It identifies listening to radio stations by Audio Content Recognition (ACR) techniques. [2] Her parents lived in the village of Little Lever near Bolton, Greater Manchester, where she grew up on her father's farm. Sara Cox to become new host of BBC Radio 2's Drivetime . The figures came as a relief to staff at the. Get involved in exciting, inspiring conversations. These rides are tested yearly and the fact you thought these comments was okay simply blows my mind", READ MORERylan Clark shares poignant 1am post after split from husband as fans rush to support him, Anonymous shared: "Sara is a bully and insulted showpeople live on air on the 15th March 17:15 with your horrible statement about our local fairgrounds. The show began on Saturday 5 October 2013. In a statement given by the BBC at the time Bob Shennan, former Radio 2 controller and now BBC's Director of Radio and Music, said: "I'm delighted that two of Radio 2's most popular. This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. 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In 2009 she joined the 10:10 project in a bid to help her reduce her carbon footprint. The BBC Radio 2 presenter, 45, explained that since having children and moving further apart theyre not as close as they once were, but they still text regularly. including Sara Cox taking over the drive-time slot. "What a horrible comment made about fun fairs on your show. She replaced Giles Coren. Had to listen to her whittle on from the start to the guitar solo right to the end of the song. Shame on you!" Balls breakfast show posted another quarterly decline to 8.1 million, down 930,000 in 12 months, according to data from Rajar, the official research body. Creatives: Sarah Fox and Adam Reincke [11] She returned to the station on 9 August 2010 to cover for Fearne Cotton for three weeks. For once, common sense reigns on radio. [30] From May 2018, Cox presents Love in the Countryside for BBC Two. This account already exists. APOLOGISE ON AIR AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA you horrible woman.". The new, revised approach sees the existing survey design adapted to broaden its data gathering sources with the inclusion of panellist and MediaCell technology for the first time, alongside face-to-face recruited respondents; capturing listening both from diaries and by means of audio matching technology on the respondents mobile devices. Digital listening has surged past 60% to now account for 65.8% or almost two-thirds of all radio listening, according to new data for Q3 2021 released by @RAJAR today. [33], In March 2019 her book Till the Cows Come Home: A Lancashire Childhood, a memoir of growing up in 1980s Lancashire, was published by Coronet Books.[34]. He had sent the letters to her home address, which he reportedly obtained after purchasing the address for 17. The new . Slanderous accusations like this are". [27], In 2016 Cox co-presenting Too Much TV, a daily magazine show on BBC Two.[28]. Sara Cox tells i how not content with being queen of the airwaves, she's set her sights on TV and says 'I fully encourage overexposure' Sara Cox was offered the Radio 2 drive-time slot,. The strong performance of digital platforms has been boosted by the launch of a number of new digital stations in the last 18 months, which receive their first RAJAR results today, including Times Radio with a reach of 637,000 listeners; Capital DANCE with a reach of 287,000 listeners; and Boom Radio with a reach of 233,000 listeners. From February 2005, Cox took over the afternoon show (13:00 16:00) on Saturdays and Sundays. Radio 1Xtra is on 880,000 (the digital network had been chasing . Producer - The Sara Cox Show - Weekdays 5pm - 7pm BBC Jan 2019 - Present4 years 4 months London, United Kingdom In January, I launched the brand new Teatime show on Radio 2 with Sara. This is up slightly on 14.9 million in October to December 2018 and unchanged on the same period a year ago. Our breakfast shows continue to be hugely popular across our networks as millions choose to spend their mornings with our brilliant hosts, despite the huge changes to listening habits during the pandemic as people start their days later.. Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now. In September 1998, Cox became a presenter of The Big Breakfast, following in the footsteps of her close friend Zoe Ball. BBC Radio 4 Extra is the third most popular with 2.036 million listeners, followed by BBC Radio 5 live sports extra with 1.697 million listeners. Call the radio station. Evans left his job on primetime Radio 2 show after nine years to present a new breakfast programme on rival network Virgin. She lost the episode in terms of points. INDUSTRY BABY (feat. Copyright 2023 Centaur Media plc and / or its subsidiaries and licensors. STAY (with Justin Bieber)The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber. It's a site that collects all the most frequently asked questions and answers, so you don't have to spend hours on searching anywhere else. Plus, First and Last. I will be watching the decline in listening figures of R2 with interest. Its good to see the new distinctive digital-only stations launched during the pandemic finding audiences and supporting digital growth., Ian Moss, Chief Executive of Radiocentre, said: The official data demonstrates that the popularity and power of commercial radio is stronger than it has ever been. Such a shake-up of two of the biggest shows in Radio 2s schedule is a positive thing. Something went wrong, please try again later. The mix of entertainment, information, trust, comfort and fun means that in a world of infinite listening choices people keep choosing radio.. Ask the DJ the name of the song that was played at the time you heard it. "This quarter we've also seen the highest proportion of people listening to radio on digital platforms, including online and on apps, as well as increased numbers in the UK listening to podcasts each week, and I'm delighted listeners are discovering our much-loved content however it suits them.". "Unacceptable! Despite this the station remained the UKs most popular, with a weekly reach of 14.3 million. [citation needed] Following Whiley's return, Cox returned to weekends to present a Sunday mid-morning show, broadcasting between 10:00 and 13:00. Her second child, a boy, was born on 10 March 2008. She came ninth. To see all the results from all the stations, see the RadioToday RAJAR Graphs here. Now, the station's first listening figures have shown there is an audience for Times Radio, with a healthy 637,000 people a week tuning in. Get Radio 1 on your mobile or tablet through the iPlayer Radio App Stream or download all our programmes, podcasts, playlists, mixes and more wherever you are. Cox received 30,000 and he 20,000, The People also agreed to pay the couple's legal costs, reported to be in excess of 100,000.