Classic FM Drive with John Brunning

Weekdays, 5-8pm

John Brunning

If you’re looking for a radio programme that will get you home without driving you mad, look no further than Classic FM Drive – our nightly mix of feel-good classics, hosted by John Brunning.

For three hours every weekday, we offer all the music, news and information you need to make your journey home an enjoyable one. 

This week's highlights

Tonight a mighty Big Piece After 6 from Beethoven, and an hour of Smooth Classics at 7, beginning with Rachmaninov's sublime Piano Concerto No.2.

This evening, just a stone's throw from Classic FM's studios, there's a special red carpet screening of Downton Abbey. They’ll be showing the opening episode in the new series and John Brunning features the suite of music from the ever-popular show. 

John's Big Piece After 6 comes courtesy of Elgar tonight. It's his beautiful Introduction and Allegro for Strings. Plus music from Eric Whitacre who’s appearing at the iTunes Festival in London tonight.

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Bond film Goldfinger so there'll be an appearance from 007, musically speaking, on Drive tonight.

FRIDAY There's a 30th anniversary for Mozart today and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5 is the Big Piece After 6.

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