Radio 4 Long WaveListening to Radio 4 Long Wave programmes

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A number of programmes are broadcast only on Radio 4 Long Wave and are not available on demand through iPlayer, but you can listen again using the links below.

Information about the Daily Service on Long Wave can be found here.

From January 2012 you will no longer be able to watch our videos or listen to our audio in Real Media format. All of our broadcasts will still be available in Windows Media and Flash.

The BBC announced in October 2009 that it would start to phase out of the use of Real Media in the UK. This was completed on 31 March 2010. We are now ending our Real Media broadcasts internationally.

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Radio 4 Long Wave Live Stream

Act Of Worship

Daily Service

Yesterday in Parliament

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Coming Up - Act Of Worship

Act of Worship


Bible reading, prayer and music, led by the Rev Alison Jack of New College, Edinburgh.

Coming Up - Daily Service

Daily Service


Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music. Led by Canon Stephen Shipley.

Coming Up - Yesterday In Parliament

Yesterday in Parliament


Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.

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