Interesting piece in The Observer on late night radio, the loyal following it has and some of the different presenters and their different styles of broadcasting.
It’s certainly true that live radio is at it’s most personal at night.
It’s the one time that you’ll be listening as a primary source – rather than the station being on air in the background while you focus on (eg) your route to work.
At the moment Simon is hovering between Iain Lee on Talk Radio, Ian Collins on LBC and 6 Music’s Gideon Coe.
Way back in the last century Simon presented late night radio programmes for a number of years, and also presented the news on BFBS (Forces radio) from midnight to 06.00 AM.