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Friday 22 November 2013, 16:54
Editor of programmes for BBC Radio Cymru explains how audience research is shaping the future of the station.
Thursday 21 November 2013, 16:26
BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timms, continues documenting the station's 40th anniversary celebrations in a special series of diary blog entries.
Wednesday 20 November 2013, 10:10
BBC Radio Cumbria's Head
of Programmes, Ian Timm's, introduces his special series of daily updates to mark the stations 40th anniversary.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 14:10
RAJAR have released their figures for Q3 2013.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 11:55
Find out how you can vote in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013.
Tuesday 22 October 2013, 17:04
Matthew Dodd previews this year's Free Thinking Festival of Ideas.
Monday 21 October 2013, 10:57
Mark Carter follows up his mid-September blog, reflecting on BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour and the anniversary.
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 09:45
Controller of World War One Centenary, Adrian Van Klaveren reveals the BBC's plans to commemorate one hundred years since The Great War.
Monday 14 October 2013, 09:56
Director of BBC Distribution Alix Pryde expands upon her Tech Con speech about increasing the number of digital radio transmitters in the UK.
Tuesday 1 October 2013, 17:14
BBC World Service has launched the 24th International Radio Playwrighting Competition.
Tuesday 17 September 2013, 13:29
The third BBC Audio Drama Awards have been launched.
Friday 13 September 2013, 15:58
Mark Carter reveals the background to BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour.
Tuesday 10 September 2013, 16:03
Radio 1's dedicated news programme celebrates 40 years on air.
Friday 2 August 2013, 00:25
Editor Jon Jacob looks at the history of Radio 3's 'Composer of the Week' and joins in the programmes 70th birthday celebrations.
Thursday 1 August 2013, 15:15
Hannah Khalil selects ten BBC stars who were born this month.
Friday 26 July 2013, 14:25
Jon Jacob attends the launch of the BBC's September Sound of Cinema celebration and is reminded of some of the films he hasn't yet seen.
Tuesday 23 July 2013, 10:10
Jen Macro pays tribute to the Radio 1 Roadshow - the precursor to the Big Weekend and a mainstay of the summers of her youth.
Friday 28 June 2013, 09:36
How the BBC's social media presence from Glastonbury 2013 will help viewers and listeners get closer to artists, find coverage of their favourite music and make them aware of the breadth and depth of talent available across the weekend.
Saturday 22 June 2013, 19:43
Tony Hadley and Gary Kemp feature in series 2 of BBC Radio 4's Mastertapes. Jon Jacob went along to watch the programme recorded in BBC Maida Vale.
Monday 17 June 2013, 12:19
Assistant Producer Anwen Rees reveals the importance of the competition as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.
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BBC Three online proposals set out as relaunch scheduled for autumn 2015 (Digital Spy)
"This is not moving a TV channel and putting it online. This is new. We are the first broadcaster in the world to propose something like this."
JK Rowling's Cormoran Strike crime novel The Cuckoo's Calling will be turned into BBC series (Daily Mail)
"With the rich character of Cormoran Strike at their heart, these dramas will be event television across the world."
Serial podcast set to air on Radio 4 Extra (Radio Times)
"We know we already have tons of Serial listeners in the UK but we love that the BBC will help us reach many, many more than we ever could with podcast alone"
BBC iPlayer launches on Xbox One (Broadband TV News)
BBC ‘a great British company, not a government department’: Danny Cohen (Guardian)
"I ask you to stand by the BBC in the year ahead. Support it, make the case for it, speak up for it, celebrate its achievements and help us make sure we can keep offering such an extraordinary range of programmes for all audiences."
See Doctor Who, Miranda, more in BBC Christmas trailer (Digital Spy)
Chris Morris returns to airwaves with new sketch on BBC 6 Music on Sunday (Guardian)
"Blue Jam and On the Hour satirist’s first radio sketch in 15 years will be broadcast on Mary Anne Hobbs’ morning show"
BBC Music Sound of 2015 longlist revealed (Guardian)
"Solo artists such as James Bay, George The Poet and Raury make up most of this year’s list of musicians tipped for big things in 2015"
Why Gillian Anderson is the new Helen Mirren (Telegraph)
The Reith Lectures explain why doctors fail (Telegraph)
"Dr Atul Gawande delivered an excellent first lecture on the fallibility of medicine, says Gillian Reynolds"
Nine-year-old Katie Morag star on winning BAFTA award and juggling TV series with school lessons (Scottish Daily Record)
Doctor Who, Andrew Scott and Sir Ian McKellen up for BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 (Radio Times)
"Maxine Peake, Marcus Brigstocke and Toby Jones also scoop nominations for their work in audio drama"
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