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As the largest provider of free Television and Radio tickets in the UK, we work on over a thousand shows each year. And we’d love you to be in our audience for one of them. This page shows all our current shows, with filters to find those most relevant to you. New shows are added every day so join our mailing list and follow us on Twitter to hear when tickets for your favourite show become available. 

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The Museum of Curiosity
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The Museum of Curiosity
Jo Brand curates The Museum of Curiosity as it returns to BBC Radio 4.
Radio 4
Sunday 11 - Monday 19 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Four Thought
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Four Thought
Four talks by speakers with thought provoking ideas linked to personal experience.
Radio 4
Monday 12 December
7th Floor, New Broadcasting House

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Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
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Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
Exclusive access and backstage gossip from the nation's most popular Saturday night show!
BBC Two
Friday 9 - Friday 16 December
The London Studios

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Strictly Come Dancing
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Strictly Come Dancing
Grab your scorecards and dust off your dancing shoes!
BBC One
Saturday 10 - Saturday 17 December
Elstree Film Studios

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Woman’s Hour’s Seven at 70
Woman’s Hour’s Seven at 70
Join Jane Garvey for a special edition celebrating Woman’s Hour’s 70th anniversary.
Radio 4
Wednesday 21 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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Friday Night is Music Night: Scary Fairy Returns
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Friday Night is Music Night: Scary Fairy Returns
Another delicious morsel from the world of Scary Fairy!
Radio 2
Tuesday 20 December
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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Nolan's Christmas Cracker
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Nolan's Christmas Cracker
A feast of festive entertainment with Stephen Nolan.
BBC Northern Ireland
Monday 19 December
BBC Blackstaff House

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Hogmanay Live 2016
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Hogmanay Live 2016
See out the old and bring in the New Year with BBC Scotland.
BBC Scotland
Saturday 31 December
Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

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With Great Pleasure: Charlotte Church
With Great Pleasure: Charlotte Church
Charlotte Church shares her favourite readings at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff.
Radio 4
Thursday 15 December
Norwegian Church

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The BBC Philharmonic performs Bax and Vaughan Williams
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The BBC Philharmonic performs Bax and Vaughan Williams
The BBC Philharmonic with music by two giants of British music.
Radio 3
Thursday 22 December
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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Who Dares Wins
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Who Dares Wins
The exciting primetime quiz show Who Dares Wins returns to BBC One.
BBC One
Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 February
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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The Philosopher’s Arms
The Philosopher’s Arms
Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub.
Radio 4
Monday 23 January - Sunday 5 February
The Charterhouse Bar, London

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The Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart
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The Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart
Join Roddy Hart for two hours of live music right in the heart of Glasgow.
Radio Scotland
Wednesday 14 December
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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Later... with Jools Holland
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Later... with Jools Holland
Hear when Jools returns to BBC Two!
BBC Two
Venue TBC

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World Book Club with Karl Ove Knausgaard
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World Book Club with Karl Ove Knausgaard
Join the BBC World Book Club for a discussion with acclaimed Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard.
World Service
Wednesday 14 December
Council Chamber, Broadcasting House

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A Christmas Box of BBC Screenings in Belfast
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A Christmas Box of BBC Screenings in Belfast
Preview screenings of some the festive period's television highlights!
BBC Northern Ireland
Monday 12 - Tuesday 20 December
BBC Blackstaff House

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Pop Quiz The Comeback
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Pop Quiz The Comeback
Pop Quiz is back with a special celebration edition!
BBC Four
Thursday 15 December
The Studios, MediaCityUK

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Steve Lamacq’s Christmas Ska Party
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Steve Lamacq’s Christmas Ska Party
Join Steve Lamacq to toast the festive period with a stellar line-up of ska legends.
6 Music
Tuesday 13 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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BBC Philharmonic Christmas Concert
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BBC Philharmonic Christmas Concert
Start ‎your festive countdown with a special Christmas concert with the BBC Philharmonic.
Radio Manchester
Friday 16 December
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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Just a Minute Does Panto!
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Just a Minute Does Panto!
Just a Minute gets festive with a special panto edition of the nation’s favourite panel show!
Radio 4
Saturday 17 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Life on Egg
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Life on Egg
Harry Hill stars in a hilarious new comedy for BBC Radio 4.
Radio 4
Thursday 15 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The BBC Philharmonic performs Delius, Dutilleux, Vaughan ‎Williams and Ravel
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The BBC Philharmonic performs Delius, Dutilleux, Vaughan ‎Williams and Ravel
John Wilson conducts music from ‎both sides of the channel.
Radio 3
Friday 16 December
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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The BBC Philharmonic performs Sullivan, German, Coates, ‎Farnon and Wood
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The BBC Philharmonic performs Sullivan, German, Coates, ‎Farnon and Wood
A concert of mainly light ‎British classics conducted by John Wilson.
Radio 3
Wednesday 14 December
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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BBC Singers at St Alban The Martyr
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BBC Singers at St Alban The Martyr
Join the BBC Singers for a special live carol request concert.
Radio 3
Wednesday 14 December
St Alban the Martyr

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A Question of Sport
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A Question of Sport
Sue Barker, Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell return with more sporting trivia.
BBC One
Tuesday 13 - Wednesday 14 December
The Studios, MediaCityUK

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BBC Radio 2 In Concert: Robbie Williams
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BBC Radio 2 In Concert: Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams joins Jo Whiley on for an intimate one-off In Concert for BBC Radio 2.
Radio 2
Thursday 8 December
London

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Brain of Britain
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Brain of Britain
Russell Davies returns for a new series of Radio 4's ever-popular general knowledge quiz.
Radio 4
Monday 12 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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River City Exclusive Christmas Screening
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River City Exclusive Christmas Screening
A special screening of the River City Christmas episode.
BBC Scotland
Thursday 15 December
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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It’s a Fair Cop
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It’s a Fair Cop
Alfie Moore returns with a third series of his hugely popular comedy series for BBC Radio 4.
Radio 4
Monday 19 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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BBC Concert Orchestra at Maida Vale
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BBC Concert Orchestra at Maida Vale
The BBC Concert Orchestra presents an evening of music from Bramwell Tovey and John McEwan.
Radio 3
Friday 16 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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BBC Singers and Reverend Richard Coles at St Pauls Knightsbridge
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BBC Singers and Reverend Richard Coles at St Pauls Knightsbridge
Join the BBC Singers and Reverend Richard Coles for a feast of contemporary Christmas carols.
Radio 3
Wednesday 21 December
St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge

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BBC Singers at Maida Vale
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BBC Singers at Maida Vale
Join the BBC Singers for a concert of Christmas Carols shortlisted in the Radio 3 Carol Competition.
Radio 3
Thursday 15 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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BBC Radio 3: Exposure Ramsgate
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BBC Radio 3: Exposure Ramsgate
Verity Sharp hosts a gig showcasing under-the-radar talent from the new music scene.
Radio 3
Tuesday 13 December
Ramsgate Music Hall

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In Tune Christmas Special
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In Tune Christmas Special
Sean Rafferty and Suzy Klein host a merry afternoon of music-making and Christmas cheer.
Radio 3
Wednesday 21 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016: 5 live’s Backstage Show
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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016: 5 live’s Backstage Show
John Inverdale hosts a live radio show backstage at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016.
5 live
Sunday 18 December
NEC

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The Verb Christmas Special
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The Verb Christmas Special
Ian McMillan presents a sequin-clad and satirical Christmas Verb.
Radio 3
Wednesday 14 December
The Studios, MediaCityUK

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Last Tango in Halifax: Preview Screening
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Last Tango in Halifax: Preview Screening
A special preview screening of the first part of Last Tango in Halifax’s two part Christmas special.
BBC One
Thursday 15 December
Halifax Playhouse

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Afternoon on 3
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Afternoon on 3
John Toal introduces this live edition of Afternoon on 3 from Belfast's Ulster Hall.
Radio Ulster
Tuesday 13 December
Ulster Hall

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To Walk Invisible: Preview Screening
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To Walk Invisible: Preview Screening
A very special preview screening of BBC One's drama about the Brontë family.
BBC One
Tuesday 13 December
Hebden Bridge Picture House

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BBC Coventry and Warwickshire’s Annual Carol Concert
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BBC Coventry and Warwickshire’s Annual Carol Concert
A celebration of Christmas with carols, readings and traditional seasonal music.
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Saturday 17 December
Coventry Central Hall

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BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
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BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
The BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor Mischa Damev at BBC Maida Vale Studios.
Radio 3
Monday 12 December
BBC Maida Vale Studios

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BBC Radio Stoke’s Carols for Christmas
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BBC Radio Stoke’s Carols for Christmas
Join BBC Radio Stoke for its annual carol service.
Radio Stoke
Thursday 15 December
King's Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

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The Infinite Monkey Cage: London
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The Infinite Monkey Cage: London
The Infinite Monkey Cage returns to Radio 4 for a new series.
Radio 4
Monday 12 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The Now Show
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The Now Show
The Now Show returns, saving you from the trouble of keeping up with the news.
Radio 4
Thursday 15 December
The RADA Studios

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Dead Ringers
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Dead Ringers
Dead Ringers returns with two seasonal shows this December.
Radio 4
Friday 16 - Tuesday 20 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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It's a Fair Cop: Tryouts
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It's a Fair Cop: Tryouts
Police officer turned comic Alfie Moore returns to BBC Radio 4.
Radio 4
Wednesday 14 December
The King and Queen

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The Worst Witch Premiere
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The Worst Witch Premiere
A magical screening of CBBC's The Worst Witch in Manchester!
CBBC
Sunday 11 December
Manchester Town Hall

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Midweek
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Midweek
Celebrate the festive season with Libby Purves and her guests.
Radio 4
Tuesday 13 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Loose Ends
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Loose Ends
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
Radio 4
Wednesday 14 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The Blame Game
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The Blame Game
The Blame Game returns with its 10th anniversary season.
BBC Northern Ireland
Thursday 8 December
BBC Blackstaff House

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The Now Show
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The Now Show
The Now Show returns, saving you from the trouble of keeping up with the news.
Radio 4
Thursday 8 - Thursday 15 December
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Breaking the News
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Breaking the News
More episodes of Radio Scotland’s topical comedy panel show.
Radio Scotland
Thursday 8 - Thursday 22 December
Glasgow School of Art Student's Association

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