Virgin Radio announces star-studded Easter takeover line-up

Virgin Radio

10 Apr 2017, 14:36

Virgin Radio has announced a star-studded line up of takeover show presenters over the Easter weekend starting at 10am each day.

Former Oasis manager and co-founder of Creation Records, Alan McGee, will kick the weekend off with a takeover at 10am-1pm on Good Friday.

There will be a family takeover on Easter Sunday with TV legend Larry Lamb and his son George playing their favourite records from 10am-1pm. 

Richard Ashcroft, former lead singer of  will round off the Easter weekend with a very special bank holiday takeover.

All the guest presenters have selected their own playlists and will guide listeners through their record choices from 10am-1pm on their respective day, playing everything from Primal Scream to Sister Sledge. 

McGee said: "Virgin Radio is the number one station for music lovers and I can't wait to take listeners through my favourite hits of past and present to welcome in the Easter weekend."

George Lamb said:" Forget the Easter bunny, the Lambs on Virgin Radio are where its at on Easter Sunday. Tune in for a family radio bonanza with our families' favourite tunes."

Larry Lamb said: "This father-and-son duo are going to have a lot of fun on Easter Sunday with free reign over the airwaves.  A father and son broadcasting to the nation. What could possibly go wrong!" 

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