BBC Radio Sussex

The Sound of Sussex
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio Sussex is the BBC Local Radio service for the counties of East Sussex and West Sussex, along with the unitary authority of Brighton & Hove.

Most programming is shared with BBC Radio Surrey except for breakfast and a 'news hour' during drivetime from 1700.

Local programming originates either from BBC Radio Sussex's Brighton studio or BBC Radio Surrey in Guildford.

Since December 9th 2015, Crawley is once again covered by BBC Radio Sussex after changes to Sussex DAB mulitplex reception to the north of Sussex. FM listeners will also continue to be covered by sister station BBC Surrey.

Editorial areaSussex
Most playedColdplay X BTS, Tom Grennan, Ed SheeranRadiomonitor
Audience figures248,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched14 February 1968
Former namesBBC Radio Brighton (Brighton only)
BBC Radio Sussex
BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey
BBC Southern Counties Radio
BBC Sussex

Contact BBC Radio Sussex

Postal address40-42 Queens Road
+44 1273 320428
+44 345 957 0057
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCSussex (125,908 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (193,026 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (131,183 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Sussex (58,012 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

BBC Sussex wins annual quiz against Spirit FM
RadioToday - published 28 May 2019, 12.50pm bst


Allison Ferns Presenter
Angus Moorat Head of News
Danny Pike Presenter
Dave Cash Presenter
David Jensen Presenter
Graham Dene Presenter
James Cannon Presenter
Jenny Day Producer
Joe Talbot Presenter
John Lees Presenter
Johnny Cantor Presenter/Commentator
Kathryn Langley Journalist
Kerry Aitken Presenter
Mark Carter Presenter
Melita Dennett Presenter
Mimms Lovelock Presenter
Nic Ayling Presenter
Paul Jenner Presenter
Phil Jackson Presenter
Sara David Managing Editor
Sarah Gorrell Presenter
Shaun Tilley Presenter
Simon Levenson Presenter
Stephen Cranford Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Sylvie Blackmore Presenter
Tim Durrans Presenter
Warren Aspinall Presenter

…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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