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Please be aware that folding bikes and folding scooters will not be permitted on site. At Broadcasting House, London, the audience entrance is located on Portland Place and NOT via the revolving doors on the Piazza.

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The Museum of Curiosity
Pick of the Day
The Museum of Curiosity
BBC Radio 4 welcomes back Professor of Ignorance, John Lloyd and his new curator, Bridget Christie.
Radio 4
Tuesday 4 - Tuesday 11 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Darren Harriott: Black Label
Closing Soon
Darren Harriott: Black Label
BBC Radio 4 welcomes Darren Harriott for his debut show.
Radio 4
Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 May
The Glee Club, Birmingham

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The Kitchen Cabinet
New
The Kitchen Cabinet
Join Jay Rayner in Cornwall for the answers to your culinary questions.
Radio 4
Wednesday 19 June
The Bell Theatre, St Austell

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BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019
BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019
The 2019 heats of the BBC's prestigious new act competition.
Radio 4
Monday 24 June - Tuesday 16 July
Multiple venues

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BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
Music by Igor Stravinsky and Francis Poulenc.
Radio 3
Wednesday 19 June
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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HARDtalk with actor Michael Sheen
HARDtalk with actor Michael Sheen
HARDtalk host Stephen Sackur interviews acting star Michael Sheen.
World Service
Wednesday 19 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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30 Animals That Made Us Smarter: Live
30 Animals That Made Us Smarter: Live
Be part of the first live audience for this BBC World Service podcast.
World Service
Wednesday 12 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Today
Today
Join the Today programme live from the University of York.
Radio 4
Tuesday 4 June
University of York

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In Tune from the University of Glasgow
In Tune from the University of Glasgow
Join Sean Rafferty and guests live from the Debates Chamber at Glasgow University Union.
Radio 3
Friday 21 June
Debates Chamber, Glasgow University Union

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BBC WM Community Games
COMING SOON
BBC WM Community Games
A brand new free festival of sport being staged in Birmingham this summer!
BBC West Midlands
Alexander Stadium, Birmingham

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Nolan Live
Nolan Live
Big stories and lively debate - Nolan Live 2019.
BBC Northern Ireland
Wednesday 29 May - Wednesday 12 June
BBC Blackstaff House

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Brain of Britain: Final
Brain of Britain: Final
Join Russell Davies for the 2019 Grand Final of Brain of Britain.
Radio 4
Monday 17 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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A Celebration for Ascension Day
A Celebration for Ascension Day
Join us as BBC Radio 4 celebrates Ascension Day.
Radio 4
Thursday 30 May
St Martin-in-the-Fields

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BBC Philharmonic: Piers Hellawell, Shostakovich and Prokofiev
RANDOM DRAW NOW OPEN!
BBC Philharmonic: Piers Hellawell, Shostakovich and Prokofiev
Join the BBC Philharmonic for a live broadcast conducted by Jac ‎van Steen.
Radio 3
Wednesday 5 June
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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Brain of Britain: Semi-Finals
Brain of Britain: Semi-Finals
Join Russell Davies for the semi-finals of Brain of Britain.
Radio 4
Monday 10 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Watercolour Workshop with Chas Jacobs
Fully Booked
Watercolour Workshop with Chas Jacobs
Learn from one of Lancashire’s most successful artists.
Radio Lancashire
Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 June
BBC Radio Lancashire

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Just a Minute
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
Just a Minute
Join Nicholas Parsons and guests for another brilliant series of Just a Minute.
Radio 4
Friday 14 June - Monday 1 July
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Afternoon Concert
Fully Booked
Afternoon Concert
A concert celebrating arrangements of orchestral music by composers and their admirers.
Radio 3
Monday 3 June
Ulster Hall

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Dead Ringers
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
Dead Ringers
Award-winning topical comedy in which satire meets silliness.
Radio 4
Thursday 6 June - Thursday 11 July
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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A Question of Sport
Fully Booked
A Question of Sport
The light-hearted sports quiz returns, with Sue Barker, Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell.
BBC One
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 June
Dock 10, MediaCityUK

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Trying It On
Fully Booked
Trying It On
Join playwright David Edgar for a special BBC Radio 4 version of his solo performance.
Radio 4
Saturday 1 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Tom Wrigglesworth’s Hang-Ups
Fully Booked
Tom Wrigglesworth’s Hang-Ups
A new series of the Radio 4 sitcom favourite.
Radio 4
Wednesday 29 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The News Quiz
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
The News Quiz
Join Miles Jupp for the big stories of the week.
Radio 4
Thursday 30 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Paul Sinha's General Knowledge
Fully Booked
Paul Sinha's General Knowledge
Paul Sinha returns to Radio 4.
Radio 4
Monday 10 June
Komedia Brighton

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