& Radio Stations in Manchester
Sarah Moor Studios,
Henshaw Street, Oldham OL1 3EN.
Tel: 0161-621 6500.
Fax: 0161 621 6521
Quay West, Trafford Wharf Road, Salford M17. Tel: 0161-607 0420.
Soft rock and easy listening music. formerly 1458 Lite AM.
Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Oxford Road, Manchester M60.
Tel: 0161-200 2020.
The BBC Broadcasting House in Oxford Road is the regional headquarters
for the corporation and produces many local programmes here,
including the local magazine programme, "Look North",
many childrens' television programmes and "Top of the
Pops", as well as being the base for GMR Local Radio
(see below). Website: www.bbc.co.uk/manchester
Century House, Waterfront Quay,
Salford M5. Tel: 0161-400 0105.
Chart and self-proclaimed "Number One for Dance & R'N'B'
5th Floor, The Triangle, Hanging Ditch, Manchester M4. Tel:
Quay Street, Manchester M8
Tel: 0161-832 7211.
Granada Television has long been one of the largest and most
influential of the independent television companies, producing
well known and loved shows like "The Royle Family",
"Mrs Merton", "Cracker", "Brideshead
Revisited", "Sherlock Holmes", "City Central"
and, of course, "Coronation Street".
Manchester Radio (GMR)
Local BBC station - easy listening music, local news, interviews,
magazine programmes and documentaries.
New Broadcasting House,
Oxford Road, Manchester M60.
Tel: 0161 200 2000.
South manchster-based music station.
Regent House, Heaton Lane, Stockport. Tel: 0161-609 1400.
Specialist jazz music every evening and at weekends.
8 Exchange Quay, Manchester M5 3EJ. Tel: 0845 050 1004.
Chart and dance music for the city. Includes schedules, DJ profiles,
events, playlist, information for advertisers, galleries, and
competitions. Website: www.key103.co.uk
Spindles Shopping Centre
PO Box 962, Oldham 0L1 1FE.
Tel: Office - 0161-628 8787.
1152 Radio Manchester
(formerly Piccadilly Radio Limited)
Castle Quay, Castlefield, Manchester M15. Tel: 0161-288 5000.
38 Burnside Crescent,
Middleton M24. Tel: 0161-643 6266.
Community, Internet, Student and Hospital Radio for the locality
- based in Middleton.
Radio House, Bridge Street,
Macclesfield SK11 6DJ.
Tel: 01625-268000 & 269000.
Independent local radio station.
The Mill, Brownlow Way,
Bolton. Tel: 01204-387000.
Local Bolton-based station reprenting Bolton and Bury, now owned
by The Wireless Group, who also own other local radio stations
all over the UK and also operate the national commercial station
Talk Sport. Website: www.towerfm.co.uk
(FM 102.4 MHz)
Orrell Road, Orrell WN5.
An Independent Local Radio Station based in Orrell, Wigan. Part
of The Wireless Group, the station plays a wide range of music.
BBC North Broadcasting House
Granada Television Studios
leading casting resource to film, theatre and television companies
seeking vetted, experienced and professional actors
appear on television Gameshows:
Tel: 0161-832 7211
(ask for Audience Relations).
film in Manchester:
Contact the Film Office, Marketing Manchester.
Tel: 0161-237 1010.
The Independent TV Production Company, Wrendel House,
2 Whitworth Street,
Tel: 0161-236 8999.
Tel: 0161-288 1000.
Brazennose House, West Brazennose St,
Tel: 0161-835 8000.
10-12 Mount Street, Manchester M2.
Tel: 0161-834 2707.
National Radio Tuning Frequencies
(FM 97.6 - 99.8 MHz)
Light, popular and chart music.
(FM 88-90 MHz)
Easy listening music and magazine programmes.
(FM 90.2 - 92.4MHz)
"High brow" classical music, plays, features and
(FM 92.4 - 94.6 MHz
and LW 198 KHz)
News, documentaries, plays, interviews and magazine programmes.
(MW 693 and 909 KHz)
"Talk" radio - news, discussion, phone-ins, interviews.
(FM 100-102 MHz)
Non-stop 24 hr classical music programmes.
(MW 1053 & 1089 KHz)
Non-stop 24 hour sports reportage, live matches and discussion.