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About The ARIAS

The Audio & Radio Industry Awards [ARIAS] are about recognising the talented individuals and teams in the UK audio and radio sector, who excel at their craft and produce the very best body of work in the world. There are over 20 categories covering the most diverse range of genre, talent and output from Public Service Radio, Commercial Radio, Community Radio, Student Radio, Independent Production Companies, Podcasters and Audio Book Publishers etc.

The ARIAS are the Oscars of UK radio and audio and are open for all UK based content creators and practitioners to enter.

Performing on the night are:

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Tony Hadley
Sophie Ellis Bexter
808 State
Poppy Ajudha
The Covasettes

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Charlotte Thompson

"The Radio Academy is an iconic body in the world of broadcasting, not just radio. It is a huge influence on the industry, inspiring and supporting the next generation and recognising those that have contributed their lives and passion towards creating the best in radio programming."
Charlotte Thompson

Nelson Autefault

"My first experience of the Radio Academy was being invited to attend the ARIAS. It was a chance to see all the major players of the industry gathered in one place, and we felt a sense of community that reflected the Academy's rich membership base."
Nelson Autefault

George McDonagh

"The Radio Academy is great at supporting people, through it, I've found countless opportunities to network and meet new contacts that has led to work. "
George McDonagh

Johnny Seifert

"The Radio Academy help to motivate, educate and entertain anyone who works in radio from hospital radio to BBC radio. In addition, the Radio Academy forms a community and a social group as it helps network with presenters and producers from all different radio backgrounds. I love The Radio Academy"
Johnny Seifert

Yiyao Zhang

"Thank you Radio Academy for letting me learn more radio skills. Having opportunities to communicate with radio experts. Go Radio Academy!"
Yiyao Zhang


The ARIAS show is the biggest night in the audio & radio calendar, a glitzy, glamorous, red carpet occasion where stars, staff and stakeholders come together to celebrate, party and immerse ourselves in the cultural phenomenon of the theatre of the mind.

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