Emily will present BBC Radio Merseyside’s long-running folk show on Sundays at 4pm.
Emily’s first radio show will be airing from 4-5pm on Sunday 6th and will introduce some current and all time favourites from her collection.
Emily is to take the reins from Geoff Speed, who has retired after 47 years of co-presenting Folkscene with Stan Ambrose. Stan and Emily will now present on alternate weeks, playing music from a range of local, national and international artists, with interviews and local folk news.
Musicians, promoters and listeners can suggest local listings, songs and artists to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or write to :Emily Portman, BBC Radio Merseyside, 31 College Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 3DS.
Folkscene will be available on iplayer for a week following the show.
Emily’s next show airs on Easter Sunday and will play music with spring themes.