How to tune in

You can listen to The Wireless in 4 ways:

1. Listen online

A listen now button can be found across the site at the top of the page. Just left-click on the button and The Wireless radio player will pop up in a new window and start playing.

If the player won't display correctly, check that you have Javascript enabled in your browser settings. If you're still having difficulty, please send us a message and describe, in as much detail as you can, the problem that is occurring.

2. Listen on DAB Radio in London

You can listen to The Wireless from Age UK on DAB Radio if you live in London.

To tune-in, press autotune, reset or scan to update your digital channels. Scroll through to ‘T’ or ‘W’ for The Wireless from Age UK and select as instructed by your manual!

3. Listen through the TuneIn Radio app

You can download, for free, the TuneIn Radio app available on Apple or Android smartphones or tablets. Once you have downloaded the app, search for ‘The Wireless’ under ‘browse’ in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen and select The Wireless, Radio for Grown-ups from the search results. Then just press play.

You can listen on the go as long as you have an internet connection.

We were using Wi-Fi to listen on the underground the other day. Very clever, although it doesn’t make you popular if you don’t have headphones.

4. Listen to us through your Amazon Echo

You can now listen to us on your Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices. Call The Wireless skill by saying:

  • 'Alexa, play The Wireless Radio'
  • 'Alexa, open The Wireless Radio'
  • 'Alexa, ask The Wireless Radio to start'

Visit our schedule page to find out what's on The Wireless.

On Air

  • The Soul Selection

    Presented by Paul Anderson
    Join Paul for some floor filling soul tracks that are sure to get your weekend started with style. From the back catalogues of Motown and Stax he’ll have it all!
    19:00-21:00

    The Soul Selection

    Coming up

    Downtown
    21:00-00:00