BBC Radio Guernsey


BBC Radio Guernsey

Infobox Radio Station
name = BBC Guernsey


city = Guernsey
area = Bailiwick of Guernsey
branding =
slogan = The Voice of the Islands
airdate = March 16, 1982
frequency = 93.2 FM, 1116 AM and 99 FM in Alderney
share = 27.6%
share as of = March 2008
share source = [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly_listening.php]
format = Local news, talk and music
power =
erp =
class =
callsign_meaning =
owner = BBC Local Radio,
BBC South West
website = [http://www.bbc.co.uk/guernsey/local_radio/index.shtml BBC Radio Guernsey]

BBC Guernsey is the BBC Local Radio service for the Channel Island of Guernsey and the other islands in the Bailiwick - Alderney, Sark and Herm. It broadcasts from its studios at Broadcasting House in St Sampson's on 93.2 and 1116 AM in Guernsey and 99 FM in Alderney.

BBC Guernsey has grown from a small limited hours radio operation in the early 1980s into a full tri-media broadcaster, providing locally produced radio, online and TV services. Each week the station broadcasts 74 hours of local programmes ranging from news and current affairs to music and conversation.

As well as broadcasting on FM and AM BBC Guernsey is also available via internet at [http://www.bbc.co.uk/guernsey BBC Guernsey Online] , where its presenters are rapidly gaining an international following.

Presenters

*Eddie Parks ("Daybreak")
*Sue Coryndon ("Morning Report", "Midday Phone-In")
*Jim Cathcart ("The Jim Cathcart Show")
*John Randall ("The Afternoon Show", "John Randall's Special")
*Penny Elderfield ("Evening Review")
*Jim Trott ("The Magic Bus")
*Gary Burgess ("Weekend Edition")
*Tony Gillham ("Gillham Gold")
*Paul Brazier ("The Saturday Show")
*Colin Le Ray ("Sunday Scene")
*Kay Langlois ("Classical Choice")
*Ted Reynolds ("Ted Reynolds' Fabulous 50s and 60s")

Programming

aturday

*0500-0600 Radio 5 Live: "Morning Reports"
*0600-0700 "Music Box"
*0700-1000 "Weekend Edition"
*1000-1200 "Gillham Gold"
*1200-1400 "The Saturday Show"
*1400-1805 Radio 5 Live: "Five Live Sport"
*1805-2000 "Geoff Barker's Rock and Roll Party"
*1800-2000 "Geoff Barker's Rock and Roll Party"
*2000-2200 "As Time Goes By" with David Lowe
*2200-0100 Tony Gillham
*0100-0500 Radio 5 Live: "Up All Night"

unday

*0500-0600 Radio 5 Live: "Morning Reports"
*0600-0700 "Sunday Songbook"
*0700-0900 "Sunday Scene"
*0900-1000 "Classical Choice"
*1000-1100 "John Randall's Special"
*1100-1300 "Ted Reynolds' Fabulous Fifties"
*1305-1905 Radio 5 Live: "5 Live Sport"
*1905-2005 "Sounds of Brass" with Philip Hunt (simulcast with Radio Bristol, Radio Gloucestershire, Radio Swindon, Radio Wiltshire, BBC Somerset, Radio Devon, Radio Cornwall and Radio Jersey)
*2005-2200 "Swingers and Singers" with David Lowe (simulcast with Radio Bristol, Radio Gloucestershire, Radio Swindon, Radio Wiltshire, BBC Somerset, Radio Devon, Radio Cornwall and Radio Jersey)
*2200-0100 "The Late Show" with Douglas Mounce (simulcast with Radio Bristol, Radio Gloucestershire, Radio Swindon, Radio Wiltshire, BBC Somerset, Radio Devon, Radio Cornwall and Radio Jersey)
*0100-0500 Radio 5 Live: "Up All Night"

Weekdays

*0500-0600 Radio 5 Live: "Morning Reports"
*0600-0700 "Daybreak"
*0700-0900 "Morning Report"
*0900-1205 Jim Cathcart
*1205-1300 "Midday Phone-In" with Sue Coryndon
*1300-1315 "The Islands at One"
*1315-1630 "The Afternoon Show"
*1630-1805 "Evening Review"
*1805-2200 Duncan Warren (simulcast with Radio Devon, Radio Cornwall and Radio Jersey)
*2200-0100 "The Late Show" (simulcast with Radio Devon, Radio Cornwall and Radio Jersey)
*0100-0500 Radio 5 Live: "Up All Night"

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday variation

*1905-2200 "The Magic Bus" (FM only)

Friday variations

*1315-1705 "The Afternoon Show"
*1705-1805 "The Locker Room"

Networked and simulcast programming

A number of evening and weekend programmes are simulcast with BBC Local Radio stations in the South West and West. Radio 5 Live programming is simulcast overnight and on weekend afternoons.

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/england/radioguernsey/ BBC Guernsey]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/guernsey.shtml Listen live to BBC Guernsey]
* [http://www.mediauk.com/radio/303 Media UK - BBC Guernsey]


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