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Today's Schedule -SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2020

Chill out Breakfast with Sarah 9am - 11am

Mikey Faulkner Saturday Show 11am - 2pm

Non stopl Anthems 2pm - 3pm

LJ Bigger Bigger Drive Home 3pm - 6pm

Johnny's B House Party part 2 6pm to 9pm

Jason Fubar - Back to the Oldpool 90's classic dance 9pm - 11pm

Compton McDonald Saturday show - 11pm - 1am

Our Presenters

Meet the PRESENTERS bringing you the best music station in Lancashire (but we are biased!)


Showtime: LJ Bigger Drive Home 4pm - 7pm - latest news, sport, traffic and our very own car quiz, not forgetting playing all the biggest new tunes and from back in the day.

 Sunday Vibes with LJ 3pm - 6pm

Well what can I say, I am very happy to be anchoring the Beat 103 ship which has been entertaining the people of Lancashire for over 5 years.  Beat 103 has seen massive changes in the past 5 years including new studio premises, presenters, with some still here after all this time!

We have some more fantastic plans on the way in the next 9 months with further additions on the media platform as soon as I know I will, of course, let all of our loyal listeners in on the secret!

I have to say a massive thanks to our valuable advertisers who have been with us for quite a long time and we do hope this continues.  These include Bowker Motor Group, Miller Taxis, Sheds 4 U, All Pave, Star Tyre's and more THANK YOU.  For information on these businesses please see our ADVERTISE WITH US PAGE

You can email LJ at:  [email protected]


Showtime:  Smooth lockdown session Monday to Wednesday between 11pm -1am 

James music likes including Motown, Luther Vandross. Drifters, and others!

You can email James   -   [email protected]


Showtime: Danny and JP bring you the weekly Greenhouse Effect Show every Friday night between 9 pm- 11pm

The guys who bring you Preston's longest-running premier funky house night GREEN, these two have their finger on the pulse with all the latest funky jackin house in new disco tracks with weekly mixes from big-name and DJ's locally and globally

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Showtime:  The Travel show co-host with Jadie on LIVE LUNCH every Friday at 12.45pm

Saturday morning breakfast show 9am -11am

  Sunday - Retro Breakfast Show 9am to 12 noon

Sarah has lived in Preston for over 25 years, her music likes are all except Jazz or Classical, but can't beat a few '80s! she has a 23-year-old daughter!! Plus she has Sandy her adorable Labrador and a lot of fish in her hubby's pond which is his passion!  Sarah has also worked on local radio prior to joining the team at Beat 103 and also done a few TV appearances on shows such as Hollyoaks in the past!  As well as her shows she also runs FAIRYDUST EVENTS a non-profit organisation hosting various events in the North West

You can email Sarah at:  [email protected]

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Her group for the Friday Travel shows is Travel Show with BEAT 103.

Why not join her group for Beat Radio:  Look for [email protected] on Facebook!


Showtime: The Sunday New Music Show (10am - 12 noon) playing a selection of the latest releases from the mainstream and independent/unsigned acts

Please Note: Simon is taking a few well deserved months off air but he will be back to host his show very soon!

In 2015 Simon started presenting on local radio.  Simon can

 now be found playing brand new music on a Sunday morning and presenting an A to Z of music late nights, during the week.

Other than that, Simon has three dogs; an elderly Whippet (14 years old), a devil Mini Dachshund and a rescue dog, half Rottweiler and half husky –  He is also into cars, and a prolific reader of novels and non-fiction.

You can email Simon at: [email protected]


Showtime:  Evening show with Brian K every Monday 7pm - 9pm

Brian has recently moved to Longridge after living in Preston for 15 years.  Originally from Liverpool.  His day job is a Teacher and he has been for many years teaching in local schools.  Music has always been in his life as he was a mobile DJ for years before he made the jump to the night club scene in 1990.  Brian's first brush with Preston was at the infamous Tokyo Jo's where he was resident from 91 -95 fab times!  Brian started Radio, as many do on hospital radio both in Liverpool and Wrightington.  

You can email Brian at: [email protected]


Showtime:  Weekly show alongside Tyramyx The Heavy Session - every Friday night from 11pm until 1am.

Gemma Brennand (aka G-Breezy) is a Preston-born DJ, presenter and musician in the drum and bass and jungle scene. Her passion was ignited after an introduction from her big brother who introduced her to the rave scene, to drum and bass and to sound system culture. In April 2016, Gemma and her brother ran their first ‘Spin City’ Jungle event at The Ferret in Preston and this is what inspired her to pick up her headphones and have a go at DJ’ing, and to begin her journey of learning to write and produce music.

Currently, she is studying a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Production and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire.  She loves doing the show as it enables her to further push the Lancashire DNB/Jungle scene and to promote the new and upcoming artists she crosses paths with locally (and keeps her up to date with fresh music within the genre!).

In addition to the above, G-Breezy is a keen skateboarder and runs monthly female-only Skateboard & Open Decks events in order to give females a platform to practice DJing in front of people, and can usually be found shifting sound gear around the North West supporting other music events she is involved in.


You can email Jadie at:  [email protected]


Showtimes:  Jadies Live Lunch 1-3pm Monday to Friday - local news and traffic plus some fantastic tunes!

* Co-presents The Heavy Session Drum and Bass and Jungle show on Beat Radio under her alias Tyramyx every Friday evening with Preston DJ and Promoter G-Breezy from 11pm - 1am.

* Co-presents Breakfast with Mikey Monday to Friday 9am to 11am

Jadie has been a practitioner in the music industry, writing and producing music, performing and DJing in nightclubs professionally for over a decade and first gained experience in radio at Preston FM. 

She also presents a podcast series raising awareness for mental health online, promotes events, runs a non-profit record label Chemical Flaw Records which raises funding for music and sound therapy workshops for mental health service users, Finally, she also produces and presents an underground electronic music radio show on internet radio weekly .


Showtimes: Sports Headlines with Jadie on Live Lunch 1-3 Monday to Friday

Giving you all the latest news in the world of sport!


The Sheets Urban Wave with The One Compton

Show time : Saturdays 11pm - 1am

If you've never heard the name Compton before, then you definitely have now!

With over 3 decades of relevant experience and amassing a wealth of credible industry links in the process, Compton is no stranger to radio. Having been part of the original team who officially put Preston on the urban music map many moons ago, it's fair to say that he knows what he's talking about. He has always tried to push new music to the masses and thrives on the changes (and challenges) that this represents.

Currently hosting The Sheets Urban Wave, he uses the show to focus on the future of music from the world of RnB, Rap and Club. The show is widely considered part of the cherished ' Urban Tastemaker' community where exclusive forthcoming material is often showcased from both the big names and smaller independents who also deserve their time to shine.

The show provides an eclectic mix of future flavours, remixes and a sprinkling of extra spice to keep you on your toes.

The future of urban music is here...

The future of urban music is now...

Get on board, buckle up, and enjoy the bumpy ride...

You can email Compton at:  [email protected]

You can email Rick at: [email protected]


Showtime: Rick Star's Soulful Sessions - Last Sunday of every month 8pm - 10pm

Rick has specialised in Soul and R&B for over 30 Years featuring at some of the North West’s most renowned clubs such as Jazz Bar, Browns, Club Sugar, Club Havana, Quincey's plus many many more. Rick has also hosted radio shows on Upfront 105 & Manchester’s Soul Nation 104.6 during the ’90s. Nowadays you can catch Rick Star at events such as the Southport Weekender, Ibiza Soul, and Reggae Week & has his own brand Soulful Sessions to name but a few. 


Showtime: EuroTrash Sundays 11pm to Midnight

Venelin is from Bulgaria. He has worked for 20 years in television and 6 years in radio stations hosting his own shows in Bulgaria.  He has also been a sound director in television and a music editor.

Music is his life. 

You can email Venelin at: [email protected]


Showtime: Quick 2 Menchon - Wednesdays from 7pm to 9pm

Mench & DJ Quickdraw are artists and presenters who have been in the business  for over 25 years.   They have had residencies in various clubs across the UK. 

Their show is all about pushing home grown talent and new music, with some added fun, and something a little different to Beat Radio. 

You can email them at: [email protected]

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Showtime: Mikey & Jadie at Breakfast  Show 7am to 10am Mon - Friday

Mikey wakes you up in the morning with our Breakfast Show, local news updates, traffic and some amzing tunes to wake you up and start your day with Beat 103!

You can email Mikey at:  [email protected]


Showtime:  Mid Show 10am to 1pm

James has been presenting radio for several years and has now joined our family at Beat 103.   His mid-morning show is full of only the best music and entertainment news to keep you company throughout your lunch hour.

You can email James at:  [email protected]

You can email Johnny at: [email protected]


Showtimes: Johnny Bee Anthems Mon - Thur 3pm - 4pm 

Johnny Bee House Party part 1 - Friday's 6pm -9pm

Johnny Bee House Party part 2 - Saturday's 6pm - 9pm

Johnny Bee has been a DJ for over 25 years, all started with doing a birthday party for a friend, which followed working in on Stanley Street at the tender age of 15!  Johnny got his first gig and that was a resident gig weekly. 

Going down to work in more clubs and also working in other various towns up and down the UK. Back in 2007, Johnny ended up moving to Tenerife and spending two years over there DJing with some massive well-named DJs.

Johnny Bee has also been doing radio for as long as he can remember, working on a number of radio stations up and down the UK one in Spain and also one in Australia.

He also works at Yate's Wine Lodge in Preston City Centre


Showtime: Saturday's Back to the Oldpool 90's classic dance from 9pm to 11pm

Jason has been performing since 1988 and over the years has gained a massive amount of knowledge in all genres of electronic dance music.

He started his career playing around the south coast of the UK and playing at the holiday destinations of Corfu in Greece and Magaluf in Majorca, to playing some of the worlds greatest clubs around the globe.

Jason managed to take his formula to a global audience playing in India, USA, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and all over Europe.

Over the years Jason has played at and been a resident DJ for some of the world's leading clubbing brands.  

You can email Jason at: [email protected]


Show:  Cellar full of Soul & Rare and Well Done - Sunday's 12 noon - 2pm.

Richard has been presenting radio shows since September 1980. For Radio Hallam in Sheffield, Red Rose Radio in Preston, Jazz FM, Smooth Radio and more recently BBC local radio in Manchester and Stoke. An avid collector of Northern Soul and Modern sounds, Richard now organises soul Weekenders such as the Blackpool Luxury Soul event, the Blackpool International Soul Festival at the Winter Gardens and the Blackpool Tower Northern Soul Weekenders.

Richard was awarded the BEM medal in the Queen's honours list in June 2019 for his services to soul music over the years.

Follow Richard on Twitter: @richardsearling


Our Sports Presenter & Local News Correspondent

 - with LJ at Drivetime

Adam is currently studying at College with Musical Theatre and is very excited to be part of BEAT 103.   Adam loves all sport but especially cricket, tennis and football.  He supports Preston North End being a local lad!



  • Mikey at Breakfast / Jadie Traffic & Travel 7am - 10am
  • Live with Jadie 10am - 1pm
  • James Martin 1pm - 4pm
  • LJ Bigger Drive Home 4pm - 7pm
  • Evening show with Brian K 7pm - 9pm
  • Non-stop hits between 9pm and 10pm
  • James G Smooth Lockdown  11pm - 1am


  • Mikey at Breakfast / Jadie Traffic & Travel 7am - 10am
  • Live with Jadie 10am - 1pm

  • James Martin 1pm - 4pm
  • LJ Bigger Drive Home 4pm - 7pm
  • Non-stop hits between 7pm - 10pm
  • James G Smooth Lockdown 11pm - 1am


  • Mikey at Breakfast / Jadie Traffic & Travel 7am - 10am
  • Live with Jadie 10am - 1pm

  • James Martin 1pm - 4pm
  • LJ Bigger Drive Home 4pm - 7pm
  • Quick 2 Menchon -  7pm - 9pm
  • Non stop hits - 9pm to 10pm
  • James G Smooth Lockdown 11pm - 1am 


  • Mikey at Breakfast / Jadie Traffic & Travel 7am - 10am
  • Live with Jadie 10am - 1pm

  • James Martin 1pm - 4pm
  • LJ Bigger Drive Home 4pm - 7pm
  • Non stop hits 7pm onwards


  • Mikey at Breakfast / Jadie Traffic & Travel 7am - 10am
  • Live with Jadie 10am - 1pm inc Travel Show with Sarah

    James Martin 1pm - 4pm 

  • Non-Stop Fresh 30 Chart 4pm - 6pm

  • Johnny B's House Party part 1 6pm - 9pm
  • Danny & JP - The Greenhouse Effect - 9pm to 11pm
  • G Breezy & Tyramyx - The Heavy Session Show - 11pm to 1am
  • Sam Felt - Dance Hour - 1am to 2am


  • Chill out Breakfast with Sarah 9am - 11am
  • Mikey Faulkner Saturday Show 11am - 2pm
  • Non stopl Anthems 2pm - 3pm
  • LJ Bigger Bigger Drive Home 3pm - 6pm
  • Johnny's B House Party part 2 6pm to 9pm
  • Jason Fubar - Back to the Oldpool 90's classic dance  9pm - 11pm
  • Compton McDonald Saturday show -  11pm - 1am


  • Retro Jukebox Breakfast Show with Sarah 9am - 12 noon
  • Richard Searling - Cellar full of Soul & Rare and Well Done - 12 noon - 2pm. 
  • Non stop Anthems 2pm - 3pm
  • Sunday Vibes with LJ  3pm - 6pm
  • The Reggae Show 6pm - 8pm
  • R & B Lockdown Mix Non Stop Music 8pm - 10pm
  • Venelin Valkov - EuroTrash - 10pm - 12 midnight
  • SPECIALS: Rick Star's Soulful Sessions - Last Sunday of every month 8pm - 10pm