Your 97.3 Apple FM Presenters

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Our team of volunteer presenters

Chris Wareing

Friday Anthems

Hi it’s Chris Wareing from Friday Anthems, which goes out, yep you’ve guessed it, each and every Friday Night between 8pm – 10pm playing all the new big floorfillers and some classics in there as well.

Greg Perkins

Something for the Weekend

Hi, I’m Greg from Something for the Weekend from 10am every Saturday, here to keep you company on a Saturday morning with some great musical features 30:20:10, Cover this… and of course You’re Little Slice of Cheese, tune in, you might like it…

Tony Dicks

Drive Time

Hi Tony Dicks here. I present Drivetime on a Tuesday and Wednesday. I also train new presenters and have been with Apple FM for 6 years. I love bringing you, our listeners, good music and hope you can join me every Tuesday and Wednesday on 97.3 Apple FM

Teresa Wort

Mindful Monday

Hi I’m Teresa Wort from the Mindful Monday show that goes out every Monday evening from 8pm – 10pm.
I am a Mindfulness and Compassion Teacher and I ask people from in and around Taunton to share their wellbeing tips.  I feature a short meditation practice in the last half hour, it is great to help you have a good night’s sleep.

Darren Wells

Twang-Tastic Country

Hello! I’m Darren Wells. Kick up your heels every Tuesday from 6 pm to 8pm with some fantastic Country Music featured on my show: Twang-Tastic Country. Don on your Stetson hats, steel guitars, and more than the modest twang of a Southern American accent.

Lauren Plant

Thursday Breakfast

I’m Lauren and you can join me ever Thursday morning  between 7-9am on my Breakfast Show. Bringing you upbeat music to kick start your morning. I’ll be introducing new artists and as reuniting you with music from every decade.

Paul Ennis

Paul Ennis

Tropical Jamminz

Paul Ennis here, it would be a pleasure for you to join me each and every Thursday between 6pm-8pm. You will experience the soul of Reggae, Soca, Calypso and Afrobeat, and Reggae Dancehall. I will keep you rocking, tapping and clapping for two hours.

Dave Englefield

The Vinyl Countdown

Hi, I’m Dave and you can join me Monday to Thursday from 11am – Midday for the Vinyl Countdown. I feature the top 10 tracks from this day in history; Monday from the 60s, Tuesday 70s, Wednesday 80s, and you guessed it Thursday it’s the 90s charts – plus a couple of other songs from elsewhere in the chart.

Bob Wood

Wednesday Workout, Big Apple Jazz & Cross Connections

Hi I’m Bob Wood and you can me for my Wednesday  Workout, every Wednesday 9am – 11am , Big Apple Jazz  Friday 11am – 12noon and join Colin Figures and I for Cross Connections; an Hour Of Christian Music And Chat, every Sunday from 6pm – 7pm.

John Berryman

The Vinyl Years

Hi you can join me, John Berryman, every Monday from 6pm-8pm for the Classic Album Show, where I  play you classic tracks from the Vinyl era. Plus every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for my Golden Oldies show 12pm – 2pm

Steve Westwood

Monday, Tuesday & Friday Breakfast

Hi I’m Steve Westwood and you can catch me ever Monday, Tuesday & Friday morning on your Breakfast show between the hours of 7-9am. I will be keeping you company on your morning, with live traffic and travel updates.
You can also find me on Thursday Drive Time 4pm – 6pm
If that wasn’t enough, join me on Saturday’s as I kick start your Saturday Night with The Weekend Warmup from 6pm.

Steve Ashworth

Wednesday Breakfast

Join me, Steve Ashworth, every Wednesday from 7am-9am for Apple FM 97.3 Breakfast, helping you start your day with a big dose of happy! You’ll be hearing great tunes and of course our regular traffic and weather updates as well as local news.

Steve Philips

The Music Machine

Hi I am Steve Phillips and I present the Music Machine, I invite you to join me on Mondays for 2 hours of great music 12-2pm where we can explore some top ten albums from a particular year, listen to local artists (sometimes in the studio) put some Vinyl on the turntable and laugh our socks off! always eclectic, always relevant, it’s absolutely fantastic!

Tim Cooper

The Red Thread

Join me, Tim Cooper, every Wednesday from 6pm-8pm for The Red Thread where every thread connects. I play a selection of songs all linked together by the previous song. Featuring music of all eras.

Ross Marchant

Music Mania and Chart Central

Hi I’m Ross Marchant and you can join me every Thursday 8pm – 9:30pm for Music Mania; a great mix of music together with regular features. From 9:30pm – 10pm we switch to Chart Central where I’ll bring you the latest chart music from various charts and new releases.

Rod King

Starting Saturday

It’s Rod King here and you can join me every Saturday from 8am-10am for my show Starting Saturday. I play two hours of music that is of my personal choice. 50’s 60’s 70’s and soul with the odd nudge into the 80’s and I will even play something newer if it catches my ear.

Rhys Edwards

Rhys on Saturday

Hi There! This is Rhys Edwards from Rhys on Saturday which broadcasts every Saturday from 3-6pm. The show features include The Artist of the Week (which my lovely partner helps me put together!), The Local Events Calendar and tracks from the 60s up to the current charts, which hopefully will brighten up your Saturday afternoon….

Amanda Symons

Friday Night Mashup

Absolute 80s and The Friday Night Mashup 6pm – 8pm includes all the 80s hits, with requests, shout-outs and general chat! 
Like the tin says, we have all manner of different songs mashed together for your listening pleasure and maybe some mashup roulette thrown in for good measure!