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OGILVY BLAZE RADIO

Broadcasting 100% LIVE from the Amphitheatre at Sea Containers

14 – 16 June 2016
Powered by Rinse

We go live on Tuesday 14 June at 09:00 BST

ABOUT

Ogilvy Blaze Radio is our pop-up radio station broadcasting live from the Amphitheatre at Sea Containers, our home on the South Bank, from 14 – 16 June 2016.

From DJ sets to interviews and panel discussions, all shows are hosted by our amazing employees at Ogilvy & Mather Group UK.

Ogilvy Blaze Radio is Powered by Rinse, the groundbreaking London-based radio station that has championed the capital’s diverse and pioneering underground music community for over two decades.

Listen via the player above from 09:00 BST on Tuesday 14 June, check out the schedule below, and find out more about the project here.

SCHEDULE

TUESDAY 14 JUNE

09:00 – 10:00 BST
BLAZE BREAKFAST

And we’re LIVE! Kicking off three days of radio with a huge bowl of breakfast beats, hosted by the Blaze Squad.

10:00 – 10:45 BST
ASK ANNETTE ANYTHING

CEO Annette King is in the hot seat as she’s grilled by the Fellows, our graduate trainees, armed with an arsenal of questions from across the business.

10:45 – 11:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

Pow! 15-minute musical interlude all up in your ears. Listen out for these right across the week.

11:00 – 11:45 BST
COLOUR ME BADD

‘Sex sells’ is, like, so 1976. It’s all about colours now, mate. Coley Porter Bell explore the power of colour and the music composed around it, from Yellow Submarine to Purple Rain.

11:45 – 12:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

12:00 – 12:45 BST
DESERTED ISLAND MUSIC WITH PAUL O'DONNELL

UK Chairman and EMEA CEO, Paul O’Donnell, is stuck on a deserted island! What’s he like, eh? Chief Marketing Officer, Nina Jasinski, finds out about the music he’s brought along.

12:45 – 13:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

13:00 – 13:45 BST
EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND & TECHNIQUE

Hosted by H&O’s Caleb Wood, this show explores the work of artists who have used technology in new ways, as well as other experimental techniques used to explore the farther reaches of sound.

13:45 – 14:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

14:00 – 14:45 BST
SOUNDCLASH: BOB V VIDHU

A thrilling musical clash of two Ogilvy titans as Bob May from Facilities and Vidhu Kapur from OgilvyOne battle it out and try very hard not to swear because we’re LIVE ON RADIO, guys.

14:45 – 15:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

15:00 – 16:00 BST
BLAZE REQUEST LINE

Widely regarded as the Morecambe & Wise of Ogilvy, H&O’s John Lewis and Kane Wood play the tunes requested by you and pray that Spandau Ballet is among them. #OgilvyBlaze to get your shouts in.

16:00 – 16:45 BST
#B2B101

B2B is the love of OgilvyOne Business’ life and they’ve had enough of people spreading rumours about it. Time to chuck a few marketing myths into Room #B2B101.

16:45 – 17:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

17:00 – 17:45 BST
KNOW THE SCORE

Music in advertising helps customers connect with brands on an emotional level. It’s totally a thing. Geometry Global cast an analytical ear over some of adland’s most innovative brands and their memorable soundtracks.

17:45 – 18:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

18:00 – 19:00 BST
MAN V MACHINE

OgilvyOne's Hiten Bhatt loves nothing more than the sweet, sweet sound of a long-haired man plucking the life out of an electric guitar, while his work buddy Harry Wright is content to let the computers do the musical graft. Will they ever get along? They've got 60 minutes to try.

19:00 – 20:00 BST
MIKE'S MUSIC BOX

Sure, he's an award-winning Art Director but, let me tell you, Mike Watson knows a thing or two about music. It took him three weeks just to decide what genre he was gonna play. Luckily for us, he's settled on the magical sounds of Northern Soul.

20:00 – 21:00 BST
REBELLE MUSIC

By day, she's Ogilvy's Internal Comms Manager, Josephine Serieux. But by night she's 'wrecking the decks' (as her mum would say) as Rinse FM's Josey Rebelle. She closes day 1 of Ogilvy Blaze Radio with a 60-minute set.

21:00 – 21:05 BST
BEDTIME STORY

Ok, that’s it. Let’s wind down with a soothing bedtime story from a mystery employee.

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE

09:00 – 10:00 BST
BLAZE BREAKFAST

We’re back on the airwaves with Neo@Ogilvy’s Scott Marks and OgilvyOne’s Wayne Johnson warming things up for the day ahead.

10:00 – 10:45 BST
THE NAKED SAUNA

Ogilvy PR get their Trevor McDonald on as they strip down news from the birth of PR to the present day. The heat is on and the clothes are off. Literally. Or not. It’s radio so you’ll never know.

10:45 – 11:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

11:00 – 11:45 BST
LGBT LIVE

LGBT advertising is the theme of this show hosted by Ogilvy Pride, our LGBT network and specialist marketing practice. The team will look at current trends before getting their crystal balls out to make some predictions for the future.

11:45 – 12:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

12:00 – 12:45 BST
BEATS BY BRAZIL

It’s summertime and the Rio Olympics are fast approaching. Could there BE a better excuse to raise the roof of Sea Containers with 45 minutes of sizzling hot Brazilian music? (Hint: no.)

12:45 – 13:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

13:00 – 13:45 BST
WHEN RADIO ADS ARE SOCIALLY RELEVANT THEY'RE BRILLIANT

Ogilvy & Mather London’s Cannes Lion-winning Creative Director Giles Montgomery explores the enduring power of radio as a medium for advertising and looks at how being socially relevant can take ads from 'meh' to marvellous.

13:45 – 14:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

14:00 – 14:45 BST
THE MECHANICS OF BEING HUMAN

What’s the future of marketing? Will machines ever understand us better than we understand ourselves? What’ll be left for humans to do? So many questions – luckily OgilvyOne is here to help us make sense of it all.

14:45 – 15:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

15:00 – 16:00 BST
BLAZE REQUEST LINE

New Business BFFs Jane Douglas and Laura Brown pair up to play all the tunes you’ve been dying to hear. #OgilvyBlaze to get your requests in.

16:00 – 16:45 BST
MIYAGI RADIO

Imagine you’re the Karate Kid but instead of learning karate you have to learn digital marketing techniques and know what ‘programmatic’ and ‘re-targeting’ mean. NOW who do you want as your wise and fearless coach? Neo@Ogilvy, of course.

16:45 – 17:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

17:00 – 17:45 BST
#OGILVYDISRUPT

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, 3D printing … the future is here, guys – but do you know what to do with it? Ogilvy Labs, our R&D and innovation hub, are quite literally up to their armpits in insights and ideas around the ways that technology can lead to increased creativity for agencies and brands alike.

17:45 – 18:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

18:00 – 19:00 BST
CHAZ 'N' RAVE

A great show title for a great guy. Etecture@Ogilvy's Charlie 'Chaz' Francis is known for throwing legendary parties and he's about to get one started right here at Sea Containers.

19:00 – 20:00 BST
OGILVY NIGHTS

Sultry spin-off series about agency life after dark. Joke. Nights is actually the name of a DJ and Producer who is also known round these parts as OgilvyOne’s DJ Lukasz Falencki. He steps up with a heavyweight club-focused DJ set.

20:00 – 21:00 BST
REBELLE MUSIC

She's back and who knows what she'll play tonight. Could be literally ANYTHING. Anything. Except Justin Bieber. Soz.

21:00 – 21:05 BST
BEDTIME STORY

Woah, day 2 done already! Here's another mystery (i.e. shy) employee reading out a relaxing story to get us all ready for bed. If they can prise us away from the bar, that is.

THURSDAY 16 JUNE

09:00 – 10:00 BST
BLAZE BREAKFAST

Stetsons at the ready as Ogilvy PR’s CEO, Marshall Manson, steps up with a whirlwind intro to American country music, bourbon and BBQ.

10:00 – 10:45 BST
THE VIEWS AT TEN WITH JAMES WHATLEY

Ogilvy & Mather London's Digital Director, James Whatley, and guests run through the latest social platform news and trends, and look at the implications for brands and businesses alike.

10:45 – 11:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

11:00 – 11:45 BST
THE SURGERY

Ogilvy Healthworld get their white coats on for this music show with a twist: can you guess the health connections between the artists whose tracks are on the decks?

11:45 – 12:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

12:00 – 12:45 BST
DID YOU KNOW...?

Bet you didn't know that 41% of UK fridges contain hummus. You didn't, did you. Ogilvy & Mather London presents 45 minutes of more personal insights, factual wonders and audio unexpectedness.

12:45 – 13:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

13:00 – 13:45 BST
ROWING INTO THE RECORD BOOKS

Ogilvy UK Vice Chairman Rory Sutherland interviews Ogilvy PR hero Georgina Purdy who recently returned to the UK with TWO Guinness World Records under her belt after rowing the Atlantic as part of the four-girl crew Row Like A Girl.

13:45 – 16:00 BST
MOVE OVER MOTSON

Our resident football fanatics Glenn Sturgess and Olly O’Conor step up with a couple of hours of Euro-focused chat, extreme stat-swapping and dodgy football anthems. John Barnes rap, anyone?

16:00 – 17:00 BST
BLAZE REQUEST LINE

Fuelled by football, OgilvyOne’s resident ‘lads’ John Thompson and Justin Cairns play your requested tunes. #OgilvyBlaze to get yours in.

17:00 – 17:45 BST
POKING AROUND OGILVY CHANGE

Our incredible team of behavioural scientists sit down for a natter about some interesting case studies they've worked on, their recent Nudgestock event, and the reasons they were all attracted to this fascinating field of work.

17:45 – 18:00 BST
POWER PLAYLIST

18:00 – 21:00 BST
RINSE PRESENTS...

To round off three magical days of Ogilvy Blaze Radio, Josephine Serieux (aka Josey Rebelle) welcomes some Rinse family members along for chat and music to end things with a bang. Guests to be announced.

21:00 – 21:05 BST
BEDTIME STORY

Oh no, it's all over! Sob! Let's have one more farewell story before we drop the mic once and for all.