Russell signs for Virgin Radio

10th March 2016, London: Iconic radio brand Virgin Radio, which launches on Wednesday 30th March, has today announced that popular comedian Russell Kaneand charismatic presenter Angela Scanlon will head the weekend schedule for the much anticipated station. The Saturday Show (Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00pm) with Russell and Angela will kick off the weekend in style, featuring quality music, comedy features and star guests from the world of music.

Speaking of his forthcoming role, Russell said: ‘I’m buzzing like a bee on a Berocca to be involved with Virgin Radio. Angela and I can’t wait to get stuck into our weekend show; we plan on bringing a bit of controlled mayhem to music radio on a Saturday mornings. Also, I hope to bag loads of cheap Virgin flights and stuff like that. Love you, Dicky Branson!’

Liam Thompson, Programme Director for Virgin Radio, said: ‘I’m really proud of the wealth of talent we’ve got to unleash on the airwaves at Virgin Radio. Russell and Angela will bring energy and intelligence to Saturday mornings, while Johnny and Inel are really going to engage people with their unique style. Every presenter is absolutely passionate about music – this is going to be high octane radio at its very best.’

Listeners need to retune their digital radio to pick up Virgin Radio – for more information, visit Virgin Radio.