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BBC Asian Network are set to introduce changes to its Sunday schedule from late October with the introduction of new programmes designed to reach new audiences and showcase the best in music and arts.
One city, thousands of performers, and one extraordinary month... this August the BBC brings you the best of the Edinburgh Festivals.
01.08.2014 BBC Arts, Scotland, Online and interactive, BBC Two, BBC One, BBC Three, BBC Four, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 6 Music, Radio 5 Live, Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra, Asian Network, World Service, CBBC, CBeebies, Learning
More people are tuning into to the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 than to any programme since records began, according to data released today.
Following the release of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme, tickets are now available for a range of BBC shows taking place in Edinburgh throughout August.
BBC Radio 2, this week named Radio Academy Station of the Year, is more popular than ever - with the Chris Evans Breakfast Show also reaching record numbers of listeners - according to new figures published today.
Today the BBC announces details of a series of events taking place at Pacific Quay in Glasgow, as part of its year-long contribution to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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New figures published today show radio listening is at its highest level since records began in 1999, with more people than ever tuning in to a station from BBC Radio’s distinctive portfolio.
BBC Asian Network’s festive schedule is bursting with delights this year. Highlights include a Bollywood Christmas Special with Bappi Lahiri, the return of audience favourite Sonia Deol, and a brand-new comedy show, Wax & Abdullah, featuring Abdullah Afzal.
Throughout the first week of December, BBC Asian Network is celebrating the world of Bangladeshi music and shining a light on music and musicians from Dhaka to Tower Hamlets - old and new.
New figures published today show that BBC Radio 2 has attracted a million new listeners in the past year.
The Sound Of Cinema: 20 Greatest Soundtracks vote launches today at 2pm. As part of the BBC's Sound Of Cinema season, which begins today across BBC Radio and Television, audiences are invited to choose their favourite film soundtrack of all time, voting from a shortlist compiled by a panel of BBC Radio’s biggest movie lovers.
After a packed two months, the 119th season of the BBC Proms comes to its conclusion this evening with the world-renowned Last Night of the Proms, led for the first time in its history by a female conductor, Marin Alsop, and featuring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and violinist Nigel Kennedy, at the Royal Albert Hall.
Radio 4 achieved record figures of 10.98 million listeners a week – up 4.3 per cent year on year from 10.52 million. Its audience share remained steady at 12.1 per cent over the year.
BBC Radio and Television announce an autumn season of programming dedicated to the composers, songs and film scores that form the soundtrack to the big screen.
This summer, the BBC Asian Network is bringing the biggest, best and newest Asian music around to audiences across the UK. From huge stars to live broadcasts from some of the biggest events in the calendar, the Asian Network will be at the heart of the action.
Radio 2 achieved record figures of 15.27 million listeners a week – up 4.9% from 14.56 million last year and 15.1 million in the final quarter of 2012.
As part of the BBC Asian Network’s season of programming to celebrate 100 years of Bollywood, the station is today launching a vote to find the nation’s favourite Bollywood song.
In 2013 the Proms will continue its mission to reach the widest possible audience with more Proms coverage on more BBC platforms than ever, across BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four and online.
BBC Asian Network is creating a season of Bollywood-related content to mark the 100th anniversary of the Indian Film Industry with an exciting offering of star interviews, BBC Red Button specials and major BBC collaborations, starting this April.
BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music hit new highs and BBC digital stations continue to show long-term growth, according to figures published today by RAJAR.
On 20 January BBC Asian Network will launch a new heritage show as part of its line-up of specialist programming on Sundays.
From 5th January 2013 every BBC Local Radio station across England and the Channel Islands will broadcast a BBC Introducing programme from 8pm on Saturday evenings.
The BBC has today announced its Christmas and New Year network radio highlights. Radio airwaves across the UK will be jam-packed with a whole host of festive delights that promise to keep the nation fully entertained during the festive period.
BBC Asian Network announced today the launch of an exciting new series of specialist language programmes starting on Sunday 2 December.
On Monday 12 November 2012, the BBC Philharmonic and BBC Asian Network are set to collaborate for the first time ever in a celebration of the life and songs of fabled Pakistani singers Noor Jehan, Musarrat Nazir, Reshma and Nazia Hasan.
Ahead of its 10th birthday next month, Asian Network announces a new schedule which aims to capitalise on the station’s two successive record RAJAR performances and ensure that it remains relevant to and reflective of all the UK’s Asian communities.
BBC Asian Network has announced a new management team following the recent departures of Station Head, Vijay Sharma, and Head of Programmes, Husain Husaini. Mark Strippel becomes Head of Programmes and three new editors and a Deputy Editor, News have also been appointed.
Throughout May, June and July, the BBC Asian Network will provide listeners with exclusive opportunities to meet and hear from some of the biggest Asian Stars. From a coaching advice session with cricketer Shahid Afridi to In Conversation with events, listeners will be treated to a host of previously unheard content.
In this exclusive five-part series, Bollywood’s biggest star shares previously untold stories and pays tribute to those who have influenced and inspired him the most. Presenting his own radio shows for the very first time, Shah Rukh Khan also picks music that matters to him the most and dedicates it to his heroes.
Sitting in for the regular presenter, Suzi Mann celebrates Navrartri with great music, plus she continues with Noreen's Special Presenter Footie Quiz and brings you the latest gadget news with technology expert Dan Sung as well as the usual musical goodies in the Old Skool Hour and the Khandaan Takeover.
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