BBC Radio 3

The remit of Radio 3 is to offer a mix of music and cultural programming in order to engage and entertain its audience.

Around its core proposition of classical music, its speech-based programming should inform and educate the audience about music and culture. Jazz, world music, drama, the arts and ideas and religious programming should feature in its output.

The service should appeal to listeners of any age seeking to expand their cultural horizons through engagement with the world of music and the arts.

Current service licence

BBC Radio 3In July 2015 the Trust reissued this service licence to include the approved baseline budget for the year 2015/16.