BBC Radio Leicester

The Sound of Leicester
British radio stations

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You can hear BBC Radio Leicester on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Freeview (UK), Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

BBC Radio Leicester is the BBC Local Radio service for the English counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.Wikipedia

Editorial areaLeicestershire and Rutland
Most playedElton John & Dua Lipa, Tom Grennan, Coldplay X BTSRadiomonitor
Audience figures140,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched8 November 1967

Contact BBC Radio Leicester

Postal address9 St Nicholas Place
Telephone+44 116 251 6688
Official website

Social media

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Ady Dayman Presenter
Al Booth Journalist
Ben Jackson Presenter
Dave Andrews Presenter
Dean Jackson Presenter
Dulcie Dixon Presenter
Ed Stagg Presenter
Everton Osbourne Presenter
Herdle White Presenter
James Carpenter Presenter
Jo Bostock Journalist
Jo Hayward Presenter
Jonathan Lampon Presenter
Manish Bhasin Presenter
Martin Ballard Presenter
Monica Winfield Presenter
Pete Wardman Programmes Editor
Rupal Rajani Presenter
Sara Blizzard Presenter
Sara Palmer Presenter/news reader/reporter
Sophie Shardlow Managing Editor
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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