New digital programmes - and a new name for Radio 7
Tim Davie, Director of Audio & Music talks about the new radio programmes announced today and the reasons for changing the name of Radio 7 to Radio 4 Extra.
"Today we announced a series of new programmes which will be appearing on our digital radio stations. Also, we confirmed that we are changing the name of BBC Radio 7 to BBC Radio 4 Extra in April. You can find all the details in the press release."
Read Tim’s post in full on the Radio Blog..
Bridget Middleton is the Editor of About the BBC
The picture shows Roy Plomley and his guest Noel Coward on the occasion of the twenty-first anniversary of Desert Island Discs in 1963. Coward had been on the list of guests drawn up by Plomley when he devised the programme in 1941.