French Radio London

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French Radio London - FRL
French Radio London logo.gif
Broadcast areaGreater London
First air date17 November 2010 (2010-11-17)
Transmitter coordinates51°30′51″N 0°08′25″W / 51.5142954°N 0.1401677°W / 51.5142954; -0.1401677Coordinates: 51°30′51″N 0°08′25″W / 51.5142954°N 0.1401677°W / 51.5142954; -0.1401677

French Radio London (FRL) is a commercial radio station located in London and broadcasting to the Greater London Area on the Internet. Launched in November 2010, the station remains the only UK based French speaking terrestrial radio station. It aims to provide a cultural link for the French-speaking community in London.[1] Its slogan is "The French Voice of London" or "La voix Française de Londres".

The chief executive is Pascal Grierson, who has previous radio experience with GWR.[1]

FRL broadcasts radio shows presented by Rachel Bourlier (Rachel&Co talk-show), Eric Gendry (La Newsroom), Maia Morgensztern (Culture FRL), Marie Dosiere (Balade Chromatique), Frank McWeeny (French Toast) and many more.

FRL's audience[edit]

As for the editorial prospect, FRL's audience is divided between French listeners and francophiles. At the beginning of 2015, the audience of FRL grew to 100,000 listeners per week.[2]


Rachel Bourlier, Marie Dosiere, Eric Gendry, Maïa Morgensztern, Laurent Pastor, Frank McWeeny, Laurent Shark, Antoine Ecalle, Eric Coudert, Olivier Jauffrit, Parris.[3]


This talk show presented by Rachel Bourlier invites French or foreign guests to discusses economic and social issues, international and French politics, as well as news from the worlds of cinema, music, theatre, sports and many others ...

In this show, Éric Gendry takes a look at the news in France and the United Kingdom by deciphering interviews and reports. The Newsroom also aims to create links within the French community in London by including columns about life in the English capital and by interacting with listeners.

The cultural programme produced and presented by Maïa Morgensztern that takes you to the Art scene, in its myriad forms. Discover each week the guests who make or break the world of culture and catch up with the current debate questions, previews of films, latest music trends and the designers to watch out for...

Along with visiting researchers in our studios, Guillaume Mésière provides reports, documentaries, chronicles and an assortment of sounds to help activate of your synapses.

Marie Dosière helps us discover unique musical styles from a particular era based on her inspirations as a fan and musician, accompanied by a specialist on the subject.

Close your eyes and be transported instantly to the heart of 1940s and 50s Paris.

French Radio London is proud to promote the living French culture and art in all its forms with the French and Francophile community in London. ‘Spotlight’ highlights French entrepreneurs who live and succeed in London.


  1. ^ a b McCabe, Maisie (17 November 2010). "French Radio London goes on air – Media news". Media Week. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  2. ^ "File1 - FRL presentation" (PDF). French Radio London. 2011.
  3. ^ "French Radio London, Greater London". 17 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2011.

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