Ritula Shah joins Classic FM from BBC Radio 4

Veena Patel



Ritula Shah has joined Classic FM from BBC Radio 4 to present Calm Classics weekdays from 22:00 (UK) to 01:00 (UK).

A fan of classical music, Shah moves to Classic FM from Radio 4, where she hosted several programmes, most notably, as the main presenter of ‘The World Tonight’.

Shah said: “I’m delighted to be joining the fabulous team at Classic FM and I’m looking forward to getting to know our listeners. And as a confirmed night owl, I’ll be playing music I love at my favourite time of the day.”

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Philip Noyce, Classic FM’s managing editor, said: “I’m delighted that Margherita Taylor, a popular and long-standing member of the Classic FM family, is the new host of Classic FM’s More Music Drive. It’s also exciting to welcome Ritula Shah, a hugely respected broadcaster who shares our passion for classical music, to Classic FM.

“Together with our weekday daytime line-up including Alexander Armstrong, Anne-Marie Minhall, Tim Lihoreau and Zeb Soanes, we look forward to continuing to present the very best classical music – in our welcoming, engaging and everyday style – to our listeners across the UK.”