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1 April 2022

Scala Radio introduces new shows from April

Scala Radio is set to make the following changes to its on-air schedule in mid-April.

Richard Allinson one of the UK’s most respected broadcasters will be officially joining Scala Radio, presenting his own show from Monday-Thursday (7pm-10pm) providing the perfect soundtrack to weeknight evenings. The three-hour programme will feature new classical releases, the Piano Playlist at 8pm and an hour of Mindfulness Music at 9pm. Richard’s first show will be on Tuesday 19th April.

Hannah Cox will now be hosting the Weekend Breakfast Show from 7am-10am on Saturday and Sunday, offering a peaceful and welcoming start to the weekend along with a look-back at some of the guests who’ve appeared on Scala Radio over the past week. Hannah’s first Weekend Breakfast Shows will be on 23rd and 24th April.

Jamie Crick will now be presenting a new Sunday afternoon show, The West End Weekend on Scala Radio, celebrating music from musicals. This is an expansion from a popular feature he previously had in his Sunday breakfast show, and the show will take listeners on a trip to the West End by playing the best and most iconic musical tunes from across the decades, whilst also featuring brand new releases. The first show will broadcast on Sunday 24th April from 5pm-6pm.

Alongside the new shows the station will continue with its diverse programming and presenters including Drivetime with Penny Smith, Weekend Brunch with Angellica Bell, the continuation of Simon Mayo’s ‘Essential Albums’ show (Saturday 3-5pm), and film fans are still able to listen to Mark Kermode presenting his weekly movie music show on a Saturday 1-3pm.

Listen to Scala Radio on Digital Radio across the UK, on smart speaker and on the Scala Radio app. 


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For further press information, please contact:

Cat Martin – Bauer Media Communications Director (Radio)
T: 0207 432 3317 M: 07932 746 363

Amelia O’Shea – Bauer Media Communications Manager (Radio)
T: 0207 432 3417 M: 07718 489342

Notes to Editors

About Scala Radio:

Scala Radio is a brand-new entertainment radio station that breaks the mould of classical music in the UK. Presenters include Penny Smith, Angellica Bell, Alexis Ffrench, Mark Kermode, Mark Forrest and Simon Mayo. Alongside familiar masters such as Mozart, Beethoven and Bach, you can expect to hear contemporary works including film, TV and video game scores, showtunes from musicals and instrumental re-workings of pop and rock songs by the likes of Justin Timberlake, Led Zeppelin and Dua Lipa.

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