Noel Gallagher and Russell Brand to host radio show tonight (March 18)

Duo will appear on XFM between 9pm and 12am

Noel Gallagher is set to host a one-off radio show on football alongside Russell Brand. The Oasis mainman, and winner of the Best Blog award at last week's Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 (February 25), featured as a regular guest on Brand's old Radio 2 show. Brand revealed the news over his Twitter account, writing: "It's true, myself and Britain's favourite swearer are doing a radio special on football. Let's hope Noel doesn't get me in trouble/twouble".Pic: PA Photos
Russell Brand and Noel Gallagher are set to host a one-off radio show on XFM tonight (March 18).

The pair became mates after Gallagher was a guest on Brand's BBC 6Music show before it was taken off air following 'Sachsgate' in 2008. The Xfm show will mark the first time the pair have recorded a radio show together since 2011 and will also see Brand's former 6Music cohorts Matt Morgan and Mr Gee involved too. It will be broadcast between 9pm and 12am.

Gallagher is currently promoting his series of Teenage Cancer Trust gigs, which consist of a run of seven nights of comedy and music put together by the former Oasis guitarist and will see performances from Ryan Adams, Kasabian, Paul Weller, Rizzle Kicks, Labrinth, Russell Brand and Noel Fielding as well as a rare performance by Blur's Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn performing together in support of Noel Gallagher.

The line-ups for the Teenage Cancer Trust shows are:

Thursday March 19
Ryan Adams
plus special guest Beth Orton

Wednesday 20
An evening of comedy with Russell Brand, Noel Fielding and very special guests

Thursday 21
Primal Scream
Plus special guests Echo And The Bunnymen

Friday 22
Kasabian
plus support from Dark Horses

Saturday 23
Noel Gallagher
plus special guests including Damon Albarn & Graham Coxon
plus Gruff Rhys

Sunday 24
Rizzle Kicks
Labrinth

Monday 25
Paul Weller
plus special guests Palma Violets

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