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Young Roge

Drivetime: 4-7pm Sunday-Thursday – 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.

UAE Music Talent, Roge will also be showcasing and promoting local UAE music talent, each week. Roge will interview a local UAE musician, play there music and discover what inspired there music while living and working in the UAE. Sunday to Wednesday 6.10-.6.20pm on Thursday 5.40pm-5.50pm.

Every Thursday @ 6.10pm Roge will be joined live in the studio with top Home Chef – Jason Pettit … for… ‘’Foodie Thursday’’… Jason 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


UAE Music Talent – Sunday to Wednesday 6.10-6.20pm, Thursday 5-40-5.50pm

Each week Capital Radio UAE showcases a local UAE music talent that is resident, or has been resident in the UAE. We play their music find out what inspired them to live and work in the UAE.

Feature Suspended During The Holy Month On Ramadan, restarts Sunday May 16th


Jasmine Taylor – Jasmine’s Soul On Saturdays 5-8pm

Join Jasmine every Saturday night between 5-8pm, for the best in classic soul music, from the magic of Motown to Barry Whites addictive vocal, Marvin Gaye and Luther Vandross both soul legends to name but a few.

Jasmine has almost 15 year’s experience as both a professional singer / songwriter and vocal coach and has been a UAE resident for 6 years. Jasmine has performed both solo and with her band The Shakedown across the UAE in many of the county’s most popular and prestigious five star venues. Jasmine and The Shakedown were also winners of the Abu Dhabi Time Out – 2018 Best Bar Band award.

Jasmine will take you on a journey through the decades for 3 hours of the best soul and Motown music then wind you down for the final “bubble bath hour” between 7-8pm playing those smooth soul grooves to help you chill / relax and recharge your mind and body in preparation for the busy week ahead. Jasmine will entertain you with a combination of great fun and brilliant music… while you soak up those bubbles and chill with those healthy scented candles.

Send in your ‘’bubble bath’’ soul requests and shout outs to, Email:

Jason Lee Pettit

During The Holy Month Of Ramadan Foody Thursday is now live between 7.00-7.30pm

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.

Latest recipes:Bang Bang Chicken (6th May), Speedy Sausage Gnocchi (29th Apr), Chili Prawn Linguine (22nd Apr), Baked Herb Crusted Fish Fillet (15th Apr), Easy Tom Khaa Soup (8th Apr), Lazy Easter Brunch Torrijas Thursday (1st Apr), Shish Tawook with Toum (18th Mar), Miso Glazed Aubergine Steaks (11th Mar), Pan Seared Teriyaki Salmon (4th Mar), Scallopini with Lemon, Capers and Creamy Polenta Thursday (25th Feb), BBQ Lamb Skewers with Yemeni Chili Sauce (18th Feb), Cheats Creamy Salmon Risotto (11th Feb), Chicken Chow Mein Thursday (4th Feb), Grilled Lamb Steak (28th Jan), Provencal Fish Stew (21st Jan)

2020 Recipes

2019 Recipes

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

Steve Colman

Capital Radio UAE Sports – Every Friday 10-1pm UAE

Join Steve Colman every Friday between 10-1pm for all the latest’s sporting news, views and information covering all local UAE / Middle East and International sports. Steve will regularly have experts and personalities from the world of sport joining him every Friday.

Steve is an extremely accomplished broadcaster, with over 40 years of “on air” radio experience gained in both the UK and UAE. He’s is no stranger to the UAE airways, you will remember his phenomenal Breakfast Show at Channel 4 FM when he broadcast live from the Sydney Olympics in 2000 before he left to become the regular and most listened to Drivetime DJ in the UAE for Emirates Radio 2 from 2001 to 2006.

Steve is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about all sports, in particular football and is a loyal and dedicated fan of Chelsea FC. In addition, Steve loves Formula 1, Tennis, Golf, Rugby.

Email: WhatsApp / Text: + 97150 6072051


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.