Newsreel: Hear special BBC show on Saturday 27 August 2008 10:12 am BBC Radio Theatre gig to be broadcast live
Good morning. On Saturday, Coldplay will play a special concert for the BBC, which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2. The show will take place from 7-8pm, with build-up on both Radio 2 and Radio 6. Click here for full details and to listen live online, wherever you are. The BBC will also be showing video of the gig on the site afterwards.
The concert will take place in London's BBC Radio Theatre, a venue which was opened in 1932 and visited shortly afterwards by King George V and Queen Mary. "Their Majesties were greatly struck by the hall, which is among London's finest, with an audience capacity of 700," reported the Daily Telegraph at the time. It is not clear whether any royalty will be attending Saturday night's show.