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At the heart of English folk
The Wireless

The Wireless

The Wireless from Age UK is on air 24 hours a day, seven days a week, playing classic hits from the 50s to the present day, as well as specialist programmes featuring jazz, country, folk and classical music. You can also tune in to hear discussions from the experts about issues that matter to you and listen again to any previous feature.

Whether you fancy enjoying breakfast with the Beatles, finding out some top gardening tips or listening to radio veterans David Hamilton and Graham Dene, there’s something on The Wireless for everyone.

The Wireless is available online or on DAB radio in London.

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Got a request?

Want to hear a specific song played on The Wireless? David Hamilton's Request Hour airs every Friday from 1 - 2pm. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your song just might feature!


Folk on The Wireless

Tune in to Classic Folk with Mike Norris on The Wireless from Age UK: Monday, 7pm | Saturday, 4am (repeat)

Click here to listen again, anytime, to the last broadcast show

The Full English

The Full English

Unlocking hidden treasure of England’s cultural heritage. The Full English is the world’s largest free digital archive English folk songs, tunes, dances and customs. Containing more than 58,400 items from 12 of the country’s most important early 20th century folk music collections, you can delve into wherever you are in the world.


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