Access to artists
Access to artists

Every day, we work with the best UK and international musicians and performers – both established and emerging. They trust us to help deliver their music and their message with professionalism and creativity. Folded Wing have an unmatched understanding of the evolving relationship between artists, content and brands – and we can make that relationship work for you.

Quality  production
Quality production

We take pride in delivering the highest quality audio content, whether it’s a branded podcast, an internationally syndicated weekly show or a crafted BBC documentary. We can create everything from a 30-second commercial to a fully functioning radio station and our technical standards, innovation and attention to detail are second to none. Our state-of-the-art studio is also available to hire.

Platforms and syndication partners
Platforms and syndication partners

Folded Wing will help place your audio content in the most effective location – whether that’s iTunes, leading music blogs, online fan communities or international radio stations. Every project – no matter what size – benefits from our digital broadcast and specialist music expertise.


We train producers and presenters to the highest standards in the UK and across the world. Our work with the British Council has seen us support radio station teams from Bosnia and Mauritius to Kazakhstan; and we regularly develop new on-air talent for the BBC and other clients.


Karen Pearson
Karen Pearson

Karen is passionate about music and radio, and about finding new ways to combine the two. That’s why she set up Folded Wing, and why it’s now recognised as one of the most innovative production companies around. She developed her production skills at BBC Radio 1, including seven years with Gilles Peterson’s legendary Worldwide show. She’s a respected club DJ and an authority on a wide range of cutting edge music.

Pippa Brown
Pippa Brown

Pippa found her love for radio whilst studying at the University of East Anglia, where she also started up a cassette tape label and the first student-led festival there. At Folded Wing, she is the Producer of BBC Introducing on Radio 1 with Gemma Bradley, BBC Introducing on R1 Dance with Jaguar, and Selector Radio with Jamz Supernova for the British Council.

Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
Production Assistant

Matt got into radio through volunteering at a local community station where he then went on to study at Point Blank Music School. Upon completing his course, he was offered a place on the internship programme where he was then promoted to a Production Assistant, working across multiple projects at Folded Wing, predominantly on The Jazz Show with Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2.

Ian Parkinson
Ian Parkinson
Executive Producer

Ian is one of the most experienced programme makers in UK radio, with more than three decades as a producer, presenter, editor and senior leader. He joined Folded Wing in 2007 and is the Executive Producer for many of our BBC shows including Jamie Cullum’s BBC Radio 2 show, and oversees other key projects. He specialises in developing existing and new on-air talent.

Micky Curling
Micky Curling
Studio Manager

Micky has more than 20 years of broadcast production experience, most of it at the BBC. He has worked with Folded Wing since 2010 and has recorded, filmed, edited and mixed some of our biggest projects. Micky's real talent lies beyond just the technical; he brings an essential creative input that can lift our production ideas off the page. 

Sandie Pearson
Sandie Pearson
Office Manager

Sandie has a very special interest in Folded Wing’s continued success, as CEO Karen P’s Mum. She’s had many years experience in office management and book-keeping, including running the UK office for an international freight forwarding company. Her main interests are being Karen’s number one fan, and proudest Mum.

The Team
The Team
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Radio Academy

The Radio Academy is a charity dedicated to the promotion of excellence in UK radio and audio production. Folded Wing is a patron of the Radio Academy and our CEO Karen Pearson is a trustee. 

120 from

Folded Wing is a partner of 120 from TM, a lifestyle platform dedicated to weekend escapes 120 minutes from global cities and features tailored playlists to accompany you to your chosen destination, each with a run time of 120 minutes!

30 under 30

Each year, the Radio Academy’s “30 under 30” project seeks the brightest talent under 30 working in UK radio. Folded Wing’s CEO Karen Pearson is on the judging panel.

Sound Women

Sound Women aims to raise the profile of women working in audio, and provides advice, mentoring and networking opportunities. Folded Wing’s Karen Pearson is on the Sound Women board and helped select more than 200 inspirational women to be involved in the project.

RIGĀ - Radio Independents Group

Folded Wing is a member of RIG, a non-profit making body that represents the interests and needs of the UK’s independent radio production industry.

Company Awards

Audio Production Awards

2011 Indie of the Year (Gold Winner)

In 2011 Folded Wing were named Indie of the Year (Gold Winner) at The Radio Academy & Radio Independents Group’s Radio Production Awards (now called the Audio Production Awards).

“The judges were struck by the diversity of Folded Wing’s output both in terms of their sounds and of their client base and perhaps above all by their extraordinary growth in difficult economic times.”
The Radio Academy/RIG

Smarta 100 Awards

Folded Wing were named among the UK’s most innovative companies in the 2012 Smarta 100 Awards.

The awards recognise small businesses which are mould-breaking, dynamic and make a significant difference in their industries.

Audio and Radio Industry Awards

The ARIAS (Audio and Radio Industry Awards), previously the Radio Academy Awards, recognise the best of the best in the UK radio industry and celebrate outstanding achievement.

2016 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won Silver for Music Broadcaster of the Year 

2014 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won Gold for Best Music Programme

2013 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 was nominated for Music Broadcaster of the Year

2008 - Our Bookslam podcast won Gold for Best Internet Programme

New York Festivals Radio Awards

The New York Festival's International Radio Program Awards honours radio programming and promotions in all lengths and formats from radio stations, networks, and independent producers from around the globe.

2014 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won a Bronze Award

2013 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won a Silver Award

2012 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won a Silver Award

2011 - Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 won 2 x Bronze Awards

2011 - The Selector for The British Council won a Bronze Award