This morning, the latest RAJAR figures have been released, showing the performance of radio stations up and down the country. Josh Wheeler, Head of Broadcast at Manchester-based broadcast specialist Good Broadcast analyses the results.


BBC Studios has lost the rights to produce long-running quiz show Mastermind, which was previously produced at MediaCityUK.

Apprentice Witch

Liverpool’s Lime Pictures has secured the rights to adapt the best-selling children’s Apprentice Witch trilogy by James Nicol.


Sunderland-based bingo site tombola has been rebuked by the advertising watchdog after its I’m a Celebrity app was found to have broken rules protecting children.

A new two-part BBC One documentary will go behind the scenes of a Liverpool hotel.

Bauer Media Group has acquired Celador Radio and Lincs FM Group, which covers licenses across a number of areas including Yorkshire.

Chris Latchem

BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast sports presenter Chris Latchem has revealed he has been diagnosed with leukaemia in a video posted on Twitter on World Cancer Day.

Tim Compton

Liverpool’s Lime Pictures has launched a Kids division, to be led by in-house duo Angelo Abela and Tim Compton.

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story will be shown at the first ever Hebden Bridge Film Festival.

MediaCityUK’s Ignite Jingles has produced a new sound for James FM in Switzerland.


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