Rob Cowan to leave BBC Radio 3 and join Classic FM in 2018

News from BBC Radio 3 tonight is that Essential Classics presenter Rob Cowan is to leave the radio station.  Cowan, who’s presented a variety of programmes during his 17 years with the BBC currently presents the weekday mid-morning programme Essential Classics. He joins Classic FM in the new year.

Replacing Cowan on Essential Classics is station favourite Ian Skelly who makes his first appearance as co-anchor with the marvellous Suzy Klein in a live Christmas Day broadcast.


2 thoughts to “Rob Cowan to leave BBC Radio 3 and join Classic FM in 2018”

  1. I am sorry Rob Cowan has gone, because his replacements are even worse. I now turn radio 3 on only for Record Review and the Early Music Show. Radio 3 is now mostly trivial or just silly. It seems to be for those who don’t want to listen to so-called classical music. Or who can’t think.

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