BBC Radio 2 is one of the most popular radio stations in the United Kingdom broadcasting on FM between 88.1 and 90.2 FM. This station features a largely AOR and adult contemporary playlist with programs being relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet. BBC Radio 2 broadcasts from its studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London.
30 September 1967 was the date of the first broadcast of this station. In early years, much programming and music was common to both Radio 1 and Radio 2. Due to budget cuts, in 1975 the broadcasting hours for BBC Radio 2 were reduced. In 1978 the broadcasting hours were extended to the 5 am 2 am schedule. In 1979 it became the first national 24-hour radio station in the UK. Nowadays, it is estimated that BBC Radio 2 has over 15 million weekly listeners, mainly adults over the age of 35 (82% of listeners).
UK BBC Radio 2.
The unofficial application of the BBC iPlayer Radio to listen to the BBC radio wherever you go.
UK BBC Radio 2 app for listening to BBC Radio wherever you go.
- Listen live to BBC Radio 2 station
- Catch up or listen again to your favourite BBC Radio 2 programmes
- Wake up to and doze off to BBC Radio with a built-in alarm clock and night mode
- Listen music in background mode with notification control
- Sleep Timer
- Support headphone control button (Play, Pause, Next, Previous).
The most popular radio station in the UK was launched in 1967 when the station evolved from the BBCs Light Programme.
It now has a regular weekly audience of 15.4 million and broadcasts on FM and DAB. Its available on the internet as well as through TV providers and has broadcast continuously since early 1979.
Like all BBC stations, Radio 2 is publicly funded by the licence fee and doesnt have any advertisements. It has a broad playlist that ranges mainly from the 1960s to the present day and it also features current affairs items. Around 80% of listeners are aged over 35 although the station has started to attract a younger audience.
A network connection is required in order to access content.