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Young Roge

Drivetime: 4-8pm Each weekday – UAE local times.
The Capital Party: Post-Friday Brunch with Young Roge From 4.30-7pm Every Friday – UAE local times.

Our Drivetime and Friday Brunch DJ is Young Roge, who is no stranger to many UAE radio listeners.  Many long-serving UAE residents will remember Roge from his Breakfast Show on Capital Radio in the 1980s, to his Drivetime and weekend brunch shows on Radio 2 in the UAE from 2004-2011.

Roge has been a Radio DJ for over 35 years and gained his nickname ‘Young’ Roge mainly because he remains youthful for his maturing years, although Roge experience is vast when it comes to pure entertainment value.

Roge Drivetime show will contain many exciting features and completion’s, such as…. the popular… ‘’Where In The World Am I’’…. and…. ‘The Lateral quiz for the kids and between 7.10pm and 7.45pm, ”My Top 10”, where you can pick the Capital Radio playlist with your all-time Top 10 favourite songs, email Roge on, with your Top 1O all time favourite songs from the last 60 years, free choice.

Every Sunday join me and the delightful Keren Bobker in my drive time show, for everything UAE between 6.00-6.30pm. Each Sunday Keren will have a special UAE topic, followed up with your questions on all aspects of living and working in the UAE.

Every Thursday @ 6.10pm Roge will be joined live in the studio with top Home Chef – Helen Brown… for… ‘’Foodie Thursday’’… Helen will rustle up a sumptuous tasty, quick and easy weekend recipe.

The Capital Party – Post-Friday Brunch with Young Roge From 4.30 to 7pm Every Friday… Join Roge as he keeps the Friday brunch party mood going with the top dance floor fillers from the 1960s,70s and 80s.


Andy Sayers

Saturday Brunch Every Saturday  10am – 2pm UAE Time

Andy’s with you every Saturday with a great mix of 60s, 70s & 80s music to give you that helping hand, whether you’re working hard, playing taxi for the kids or enjoying your last day of the weekend.

Find out what’s happening and how to get involved across the UAE in ‘What’s Occurring’ – he promises not to go on about his soft spot, Yas Island where you’ll find him with the parasol up so he doesn’t burn; request your favourite song in ‘Parents Taxi Service’; send a dedication in ‘The Date to Celebrate’ or rise to the challenge in ‘Quiz of the Week’. Whatever your reason, be sure to tune in!

Andy has over 30 years radio presenting experience across London and the South East of England, has hosted numerous roadshows, festival and events. Andy is looking forward to being part of The Happy Sound of Capital Radio.

So, join Andy for brunch every Saturday 10am – 2pm. Email – What’s App / Text: + 97150 6072051


Phil Blizzard

‘’Wish You Were Here’’….. Every Saturday 2pm – 5pm UAE Time

Capital Radios latest’s top personality DJ is… Phil Blizzard…. Phil will be presenting a weekly UAE and International travel programme called …… ‘’Wish You Were Here’’…. every Saturday from 2-5pm.

You may remember the old ITV Holiday Programme of the same name from the 1970s and 1980s… Well Phil has brought the magic back, aimed at our UAE and International multi-cultural audience. Find out all about what’s new across the UAEs many five-star holiday resorts and updates on all international travel news.

Phil will have the best music from the 1960s,70s,80s combined with a host of information and interviews on what’s new and popular here in the UAE.

Phil a UAE resident for 30 years is well known to many long term UAE residents from presenting his popular daily ‘’Midday Special’’ for Dubai 92 in the 1990s. Phil has been a professional broadcaster for over 35 years, video producer, writer and media trainer and has extensive broadcast experience, gained from the BBC as a presenter/producer for both radio and TV.

Phil’s previous broadcasts included programmes from more than 40 countries on six of the seven continents. These have ranged from a glacier in Alaska, cool chap, to the tropical islands of Comoros. From the top of Cape Town’s Table Mountain to hitting the high notes of the Sydney Opera House, whilst walking and talking on the Harbour Bridge.
Phil’s travel shows have been presented whilst sailing on the seven seas – on liners cruising around British Colombia’s Inner Passage up to Alaska’s Hubbard Glacier, across the stormy Bay of Biscay and the gentler Caribbean. Phil even broadcast ‘on-air in the air’ from a hot air balloon and was one of the first to use and film the shower spa on-board an Emirates Airbus A380 whilst cruising at 40,000ft.

There will be plenty more to follow on Capital Radio’s new exciting travel programme….. ‘’Wish You Were Here’’…… Every Saturday 2-5pm.
Email: – What’s App / Text: + 97150 6072051


Keren Bobker

Keren will be on the Drivetime show every Sunday from 6 – 6.30 pm in a new informative exciting feature called ”Everything UAE”


Keren is an Independent Financial Adviser with over 25 years’ experience, and a writer and commentator on personal finance and consumer issues, particularly relating to being an expat in the UAE. Resident in Dubai for over 13 years, Keren has a successful business advising a range of clients but specialises in investment management and ensuring that families are properly protected. Alongside this business, she has written a column in The National newspaper for 10 years and appears in other local publications as both a writer and commentator on a range of topics, runs seminars, and the popular Facebook group British Expats Dubai. You can find out more at


Jason Lee Pettit


Capital Radio welcomes your new ‘’Foody Thursday’’ Chef Jason Lee Pettit.


Jason will be cooking live in the studio on the Young Roge Capital Drive home every Thursday 6-6.30pm UAE. Every Thursday Jason will cook a quick, simple healthy recipe to kick start your weekend.


A total foodie, Jason has been cooking in professional kitchens from the age of 15.


Classically trained in French Cuisine, his career has encompassed multiple cuisine styles from French, Italian, British, Spanish to Mexican and South East Asian. Jason is proficient in all dining styles from Private Members Clubs, Fine Dining Restaurants to Branded Restaurant Groups.


With a passion for using fresh, local ingredients and products, he champions educating teams through training, tasting and knowledge sharing to ensure each and every dish is consistent and high quality.


Jason has been in the UAE for over 7 years now and during this period, he has worked across the GCC in various roles. Jason came to Dubai as the Executive Chef for Noodle House and had total responsibility for both the owned restaurants and International Franchise partners.


Jason has also worked for FoodMark Group as Executive Chef for the Asian & Fine Dining division. Jason lead the original Mango Tree restaurant in Souk al Bahar to retain successive Whats On Awards as well achieving Best Fine Dining Chinese in Qatar with ChiZen.


2019 Recipes

THIS WEEKS: Chicken Saltimbocca

FEATURED RECIPES: Breakfast Muffins,  Szechuan Spiced Ginger Beef, Lamb with Freekeh, Apricots and Pistachios, Tender Beef Ribs with Tangy Coleslaw, Lemon Fudge Cake, Sweetcorn Soup, Prawn & Mango Salad

You can contact Jason directly with all your culinary queries and news by email on

You can listen to all your favourite Capital Radio UAE shows on other media stations like MyTurner Radio where you can also download their app.