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Series catch-up for speech-based radio programmes is here

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Andrew Caspari Andrew Caspari 16:37, Thursday, 24 February 2011

An illustration for Raymond Chandler's Farewell My Lovely on BBC Radio 4.

Editor's note: from the BBC Radio blog, great news for lovers of Radio 4 series - SB

Ever since 2002, when we started offering listeners the chance to hear radio programmes on demand via the original Radio Player, listeners have consistently asked to be able to catch up on all the episodes of series whilst that series is on air. There is nothing more frustrating, they told us, than getting interested in a serial in the third week and not being able to catch up on the first two parts which disappear after 7 days. In fact we became quite concerned that people might not even start listening to a serial if they felt they would not be able to keep up.

Well, today we have had good news. The BBC Trust has approved plans to introduce 'series catch-up' for radio...

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