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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.

Starting Sunday 20th October 2019  Fantastic weekly prizes from Scholastic for entering the daily ‘’Lateral Quiz for the Kids’’, 4.45- 5.00pm in the capital drive home with Young Roge .

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.


Phil Blizzard

Phil Blizzard – ‘’Wish You Were Here’’….. Every Saturday 2pm –

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


Pete Redding

Capital Sports Friday 11am to 2pm UAE

Join ”Geordie” Pete Redding for the all-new Capital Sports show every Friday between 11am – 2pm. ”Geordie” Pete Redding is an established Radio and TV sports host with over 15 years UAE broadcasting experience. Petes love of sport dates back to being a young boy watching his beloved Newcastle United from the age of 5. A friend with many sporting celebrities both in the UAE and Globally, Pete will have some entertaining sporting celebrities popping into Capital Sports Studios for weekly chats and reviews on all the UAE and Worldwide sporting fixtures.

Email any sporting questions direct to Petes email:, or Whats App / Text questions to + 97150 607 2051


Keren Bobker

Keren will be on the Drivetime show every Sunday from 6-6.30pm 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


Helen Brown – Our Capital Radio Chef

Helen will be on the Drivetime show every Thursday from 6-6:30pm in a new feature called “Foodie Thursday”.

Helen is a professional cook with over 25 years’ experience in the culinary field. She has taught cookery to wide range of adults, students and children and has been involved in cookery demonstrations to small, medium and large audiences at food shows and events all over the UAE and UK. Alongside this, Helen has run her own catering company and cookery school.

Helen specialises in worldwide cookery looking at regional UAE and Middle East foods, methods, traditions and culinary history and has a passion for breads and baking.
Every week on ‘Foody Thursday’ with Young Roge in Drivetime, Helen will be cooking a dish from a large range of sweet and savoury recipes to suit all palates for you to cook and enjoy at home with your family and friends, or a quiet evening in. All recipes will be both inexpensive, quick and easy to cook. All the recipes featured, will be our www site shortly after the show every Thursday from 6-6.30pm.

THIS WEEKS:Szechuan Spiced Ginger Beef

FEATURED RECIPES: Pasta Primavera with Prawns, Seafood Linguine, Mexican Chicken Wraps, Spiced Lamb with Couscous, Chicken with Indian Spicy Potatoes, Marinated Sirloin Steak, Coconut Fish Curry, Spicy Salmon Kedgeree, Chicken Skewers with Honey and Garlic, Chocolate Chip and Banana Oat Muffins, Stuffed Mushrooms, Middle Eastern Rice (Mejadra)Indian Spiced Fish Cakes, Potato Al Forno, Christmas Turkey, Turkey CurryGarlic and Rosemary Fried LambChicken with Cumin, Lemon and Spiced Rice, Stuffed Red PeppersBurn’s Marmalade PuddingsHanoi Beef Stir FryAubergine Pirogues, Valentine Pesto Chicken, Fish Rarebit, Shrove Tuesday Pancakes, Bean and Pesto Bake with a Crusty Topping, Crispy Spicy Beef Stir Fry, Saucy Lemon Pudding, Lamb Koftas with a Lentil and Tomato Dhal, Japanese Chicken Curry, Cajun Baked Salmon with Spicy Rice, Easter Chocolate Brownies with Mini Eggs, Bobotie, Chicken Kebabs with Tabbouleh Salad, Green Shakshuka, Butter Chicken, Honey CheeseCake, Spiced Barbecued Lamb with Batata Harra, Psari Plaki, Filipino Noodle Soup, Spicy Lentil, Halloumi & Chickpea Salad, Beef Kibbeh with Roasted Pumpkin Hummus, Breakfast Muffins, Lebanese Lamb wraps with Minted Tzatziki, Tuna, Bean and roasted Tomato Fattoush, Moroccan Fish Fillets, Pizza Stuffed Chicken, Feta and Spinach Pie, Chicken and Pesto Muffins, Chickpea and Butternut Squash Curry, Chicken with Figs and Sweet Potato, Proper British Battered Fish, Stuffed Baked Butternut Squash, Salmon Burgers with Remoulade, Lamb and Pistachio Meatballs, Vegetable Samosa, Spiced Halloween Pumpkin Cake, Beef Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

You can contact Helen 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.