©2020 Adrian Waddelove on behalf of Purple Radio

Welcome to Purple Radio

Durham University's award-winning radio station broadcasting live 24/7 during term time


Live Shows

Find out about your favourite live shows and check when they’re next on-air! At Purple Radio we have a diverse mix of popular shows to keep you amused and entertained. Whether you’re trying to survive the morning rush on your way to your first contact hour of the day, or settling in for a long night in the library finishing that essay or getting ready to hit the town, you can find out about all our radio shows right HERE.


Our Teams


The Music Team is the most important part of the radio station. It is responsible for creating, updating and reviewing the station's playlist and producing Live Sessions Find Out More.


From the day's revelations in global politics to student opinion polls on their favourite TV shows, the News Team covers a broad spectrum of subjects and scopes Find Out More


No radio station is complete without a bunch of sport-talking enthusiasts! Our correspondents cover both the latest local and national news and provide live commentaries from all the big matches Find Out More.


Arguably the most enthusiastic team of the lot, the Promotions Team run our social media accounts and come up with fun advertising campaigns Find Out More.

And we have many more teams which you can explore!


Contact Us

Purple Radio
Durham Student's Union
Dunelm House
New Elvet