The Encephalitis Society and World Encephalitis Day will be featured on several television and radio shows tomorrow (Thursday, February 21) and Friday.

Thank you to everyone who we approached to be featured on radio and television - and many apologies if we were unable to secure an interview for you.

Our World Encephalitis Day media tour begins with live interviews on:

9.35am – 9.45am - United Christian Broadcasters, with Phillippa Chapman

9.45am – 10am - BBC Radio Nottingham, with Phillippa Chapman and Lorna Smalley

From 10am - Victoria Derbyshire on BBC Two with an interview of Lucy Evans and Dr Ava Easton.

10am – 10.15am - BBC Radio Scotland with Phillippa Chapman, Pete Crane and Yvonne Collins

11.10am – 11.20am – BBC Radio Suffolk with Phillippa Chapman and Judy Brooks

12.05pm – 12.15pm – BBC Hereford & Worcester with Dr Ava Easton

12.15pm – 12.30pm – Wycombe Sound with Dr Ava Easton

4.05pm – 4.20pm – BCB Radio Bradford with Dr Ava Easton


There will also be pre-recorded interviews which will air on Thursday or Friday on BBC Radio Humberside, Time 107.5FM (Romford, Barking & Dagenham), Radio News Hub, Pirate FM (Cornwall, Plymouth & West Devon), Sunrise Yorkshire (presenter Liam Riley), Gateway (Basildon/Essex), Swansea Sound 1170 MW, Heart North Wales, Heart South Wales, Radio Cardiff 98.7FM (with presenter Rhys Phillips), and BBC Radio Oxford.


ITV Wales and ITV1 Calendar (Yorkshire) will also feature television interviews. We are also hopeful of some more features to come over the next two days.