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What is BBC 7?
BBC 7 was launched in December 2002, as part of the BBC's portfolio of new digital radio networks.

Broadcasting 24 hours every day, it's a mix of the best of the BBC's archive and contemporary comedy, drama and readings as well as four hours of children's programmes each day. Our team of regular presenters welcome and guide you across the day.

There's something for everyone on BBC 7.
Tony HancockBBC 7 broadcasts nine hours of comedy daily. It is zoned across the day and includes classics such as Hancock's Half Hour, The Goon Show, Dad's Army and Round the Horne, plus popular panel games such as I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, Just a Minute and The News Quiz. You can also hear a range of sitcoms such as After Henry, King Street Junior and Clare in the Community.

Matt Lucas as Vicki PollardIn the late night Comedy Club we bring you the best in stand-up, ranging from Eddie Izzard to Jo Brand, from Ross Noble to Rhona Cameron. You can also find radio comedy hits which have successfully transferred to television, including Little Britain, The Boosh, The League of Gentlemen and Dead Ringers.

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June Whitfield as Miss MarpleBBC 7 offers over ten hours of great drama daily. Classic drama includes David Copperfield, Sons and Lovers and Ben Hur. For fans of mysteries, in the Crime and Thriller zone you can meet detectives ranging from Sherlock Holmes to Paul Temple, Miss Marple to VI Warshawski. If your taste is Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy you can enter the 7th Dimension, seven days a week at 6pm and midnight to join Doctor Who, Dracula and Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters.

Catch up on the books that you've never had time to read with our Bestsellers, fiction and non-fiction. The finest of actors take you into the world of Kes, Porterhouse Blue and Notes From a Small Island, amongst many others.

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Presenters Kirsten and JezSeven days a week from 2.00 - 5.00 pm BBC 7 features CBeebies Radio which offers stories, familiar CBeebies characters and music for 0 - 6 year olds. The programmes are presented by David McFetridge, Ayesha Asantewaa, Chris Corcoran, Jez Edwards and Ruth Rogers.

Older children can listen to Big Toe Books from 7 - 8am every morning which features continuing stories from authors including Jacqueline Wilson, Terry Pratchett and Anthony Horovitz. To catch up on any stories, go to the Big Toe Books website where all the episodes are available for one week after transmission.
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