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40th Anniversary Special

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 October 2007

40th Anniversary Special

As Radio 3 celebrates 40 years of broadcasting, Tom Service listens back over the decades and investigates how the station has reacted to the outside world and vice-versa. With contributions from Nicholas Kenyon, Harrison Birtwistle, Lord Asa Briggs, Robert Ponsonby and Georgina Born.


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