Τετάρτη 08 Οκτωβρίου 2003 - 19:08 (Ώρα Λονδίνου)

About BBC Greek

The Greek Service of the BBC aims to provide a distinctive, authoritative, reliable and dispassionate news and current affairs programme offer for customers in Greece and Cyprus and amongst the Greek speaking diaspora.

Fully in line with the ethos and editorial integrity of the BBC it will provide information and analysis reflecting major world and regional events.

All BBC World Service programmes in Greek can be heard on FM on the frequencies of local stations with whom the Greek Service has re-broadcasting agreements and Online.

Our principal re-broadcasting partner is SKAI 100.3 FM in Greece.

The Greek Service also provides programmes to Greek Public Radio (ERA) and a number of private local stations in Greece.

The Greek Service no longer broadcasts on Short Wave.


The Greek Service broadcasts four daily 15' min. programmes of international and regional news and current affairs at 0600, 1300, 1405 and 1615 from Monday to Friday and at 1300 (UK time) on Saturdays and Sundays.

We also broadcast daily a series of short news bulletins almost every hour on the hour from 0500-1700 (UK time) with international news and current affairs.


The Greek Service currently has 14 full-time producers and regular freelance contributors, all based in Bush House in London.

In addition, the Service has its own extensive network of correspondents:

Nikos Pelpas in Belgrade
Pantelis Valasopoulos in Berlin
George Daratos in Brussels
Panos Haritos in Jerusalem
Aris Chatzistefanou in Istanbul
Thanassis Avgerinos in Moscow
Paris Potamitis in Nicosia
Maria Denaxa in Paris
Thanassis Kalfas in Strasbourg
Nikos Frangopoulos in Skopje
Boyko Borissov in Sofia
Ilir Paco in Tirana
Dimitris Apokis in Washington
Thanasis Tsitsas in New York
George Diamandoulis in Sydney

You can contact us:

BBC World Service
Greek Service
641 South East
Bush House
London WC2B 4PH
United Kingdom

Telephone: 00-44-20-7557 2324
Fax: 00-44-20-7240 3292