Capital radio goes ad-free in weekend Ministry of Sound partnership

Capital, the Global radio station, is going ad-free on late-night weekends as part of a tie-up with Ministry of Sound.

Sam Hall: DJ known as Goldierocks will present on new Capital late-night show
Sam Hall: DJ known as Goldierocks will present on new Capital late-night show

On Friday and Saturday nights, from 10pm until 6am, the station will run The Capital Weekender with Ministry of Sound, a non-stop mix of music.

The partnership between Capital and Ministry of Sound is not backed by a paid-for sponsorship.

Capital Xtra, the London FM and national DAB radio station, will also go ad free during the same eight-hour slots. 

The eight-hour show will be hosted by DJs including Coco Cole, Mike Wooller and Goldierocks. 

Ashley Tabor, the founder and executive president of Global and Capital’s managing editor, said: "These shows lend themselves perfectly to the non-stop nature of ad-free programming and I’m delighted Global is able to be bold and deliver the right output at the right time to the listener."