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1 July 2021

Martin Kemp to front new Friday evening show for Greatest Hits Radio

Following on from his hosting of the series ‘London Calling’, Martin Kemp is to extend his presenting duties on Greatest Hits Radio with a new Friday evening show.

‘The Mix Tape with Martin Kemp’ will see the performer, who rose the fame in the 80s with his band Spandau Ballet, play 2 hours of hand-picked essential weekend songs from the 70s 80s and 90s, along with listener requests.

Kicking off at 7pm directly after Simon Mayo’s much-loved ‘All Request Friday’, Greatest Hits Radio is the place to be for anyone looking to begin their weekend in the best kind of way.

Speaking about the new show Martin said “I’ve had so much fun being part of the Greatest Hits Radio gang this month, so I’m thrilled to be staying on to launch this new show. Join me this July as I kick start your weekend with a selection of my favourite party tracks.”

The new series will run each Friday in July, starting from 2nd July.

You can listen to Greatest Hits Radio on FM, DAB digital radio, on your smart speaker, mobile device or online at

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For more information, please contact:Amelia O’Shea– Head of Communications, Bauer Media Audio UK
T: 07718 489342

Cat Martin–Communications Director, Bauer Media Audio
T: 07932 746 363

About Greatest Hits Radio At Greatest Hits Radio it’s all about the music and the unique feeling that hearing a great song gives you, with listeners able discover an upbeat, authentic, fun and entertaining format where the ‘Good Times Sound Like This’. Targeting an audience of 40+, the station plays the biggest songs of the 70s, 80s and 90s including music from iconic artists such as Blondie, Queen, George Michael, Madonna, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Elton John and Whitney Houston.

Featuring a presenter line-up of legendary broadcasters including; Simon Mayo, Mark Goodier, Pat Sharp, Paul Gambaccini, Janice Long, Jenny Powell and many more, Greatest Hits Radio is part of the Hits Radio Brand Network. Find the station on your radio, mobile or ask your smart speaker to play ‘Greatest Hits Radio.’

About Bauer Media UK:
Bauer Media UK reaches over 25 million UK consumers through a portfolio of world-class, multi-platform media and entertainment brands including heat, KISS, Grazia, Empire, Magic, Absolute Radio and the Hits Radio Network. These brands offer commercial partners access to highly engaged audiences, with creative solutions underpinned by insight and instinct. Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned media businesses with media assets all over the globe.

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