The enduring value of live radio

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Tim Davie, Director of Audio & Music talks about the announcement that Radio 3 will broadcast live concerts every weekday for 46 weeks of the year

"It is rare that passionate radio listeners overwhelmingly and immediately support the scheduling changes that we make to a well-loved BBC radio station. However, having just announced that Radio 3 will broadcast live concerts every weekday at 7.30 p.m. for 46 weeks of the year, the reaction has been almost universally positive. It is welcome news for UK performing groups and listeners who will enjoy an invitation to so many outstanding classical performances. What is perhaps less apparent is that it represents a deliberate move across BBC radio to keep building the percentage of live output that we air on our stations."

You can read the rest of Tim's post and comment on the Radio 3 blog.

Bridget Middleton is Editor of About the BBC

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