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BBC will celebrate 50 years since the first moon landings with a series of programmes across TV, Radio and online
Programming will commemorate the historic event, from those involved in the cockpit all the way to our own correspondents covering the first human moon walk, half a century ago.
New Radio 2 and 6 Music breakfast shows with Zoe Ball, Lauren Laverne, Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie hit the top spot
Rajar data shows schedule changes on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music have been really well received by audiences, with Zoe Ball hosting the most listened to breakfast show in the UK (9.05m weekly listeners) and a record for Lauren Laverne’s new breakfast show on 6 Music with 1.28m listeners (up 197,000 since last quarter and 161,000 on last year).
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James has increased listeners by more than 300,000 in his first full quarter.
07.02.2019 Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, Radio 6 Music, Asian Network, World Service, Radio, Corporate, English Regions, BBC Sounds
BBC Radio 4 Extra is revamping its comedy output, with Kiri Pritchard-McLean taking over hosting duties for Newsjack and a new presenting line-up for Comedy Club that includes Angela Barnes and Jake Yapp.
Following an ambitious four years of coverage to mark the centenary of the First World War, this November the BBC will mark Remembrance Week 2018, and the end of the war across TV, radio and online.
30.10.2018 BBC One, BBC Three, BBC Four, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, CBBC, CBeebies, Radio, Online and interactive, News, Wales, Northern Ireland, English Regions, Commissioning
Listening to BBC radio digitally has reached its highest proportion to date, as our digital stations BBC Radio 6 Music and Radio 5 live sports extra continue to grow and BBC podcast downloads reach a record high
25.10.2018 Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, Radio 6 Music, Asian Network, World Service, Radio, English Regions, BBC Sounds, Podcast
As the majority share of radio listening continues to be digital, the BBC’s youth digital stations maintain steady growth.
Top comedy, arts, writing and music - as well as showcases for new fresh talent - will be at the heart of the BBC’s Edinburgh Festivals coverage in 2018 across TV, radio and online.
24.07.2018 BBC One, BBC Two, Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, World Service, BBC iPlayer, Radio, Comedy, Online and interactive, Scotland, BBC Arts, BBC Studios, Commissioning, Podcast
Alison Hindell, currently the Head of Audio Drama for the BBC, has been appointed Radio 4’s new Commissioning Editor for Drama and Fiction. She will take up her new position from October.
In the same quarter that the digital share of listening to BBC radio reached 50 percent for the first time, all of the BBC’s digital stations attracted more listeners compared to the same period last year.
The BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw has attracted 6.16 million listeners
BBC Radio 6 Music has attracted a record 2.43 million listeners in the latest RAJAR data.
Alice Oswald, one of Britain’s greatest living poets, has today been announced as BBC Radio 4’s new Poet-in-Residence.
BBC Radio 4 is more popular than ever, boosted by record listening to the Today programme, according to new figures published today.
Edinburgh Festivals’ 70th anniversary year is to be celebrated by the BBC with a dynamic showcase highlighting the cultural standing of this international event.
24.07.2017 BBC One, BBC Two, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, Asian Network, World Service, BBC iPlayer, Radio, Entertainment, Comedy, Learning, Online and interactive, Scotland, BBC Arts, Orchestras, Commissioning
Radio 4 has announced the beginning of a journey through the life and work of Henry James with Love Henry James - a series of programmes in celebration of one of the greatest novelists of the early twentieth century.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles on 1 June 1967, the BBC will celebrate with programmes across radio and TV.
The BBC New Comedy Award 2017 - the annual search for the future comedy greats - has launched today, once again hosted by the home of radio comedy Radio 4.
Award-winning comedian Angela Barnes has today been announced as the host of the next series of Radio 4 Extra’s satirical sketch show Newsjack, which airs next year.
Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio and Music, has today announced the content highlights for the festive period across BBC Radio.
BBC Radio 6 Music continues to thrive as the digital-only station breaks its audience record for the fifth time in a row, according to the latest RAJAR figures.
The BBC marks Remembrance Week 2016 across television, radio and online with a range of original and live programming.
21.10.2016 BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 Live, News, Online and interactive, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, English Regions, WW1, World Service, Radio
According to the latest RAJAR figures, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Asian Network have recorded their highest ever weekly audiences.
For the first time BBC Radio 4 Extra will broadcast a season of classic musicals from the radio archives, including Frank Loesser’s Guys and Dolls (recorded for BBC Radio 2 in 1994), starring Homeland actor Mandy Patinkin and Benidorm’s John Challis, who famously played Boycie in Only Fools And Horses.
BBC to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme with a series of programmes on 30 June and 1 July
As part of the BBC’s World War One Season, the BBC will broadcast a series of live programmes to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Radio 3 achieves its highest reach in three years and 6 Music sees another record quarter, new figures reveal
As BBC Radio 3 approaches the 70th anniversary of its predecessor, The Third Programme, the station has reached its highest audience in three years, according to the latest RAJAR figures for Q1 2016.
BBC Radio 6 Music has regained the top spot as the most-listened-to digital-only station in the UK, according to new figures released by RAJAR.
Helen Boaden, Director of BBC Radio, has today announced the festive content highlights across BBC Radio, which range from the reveal of this year’s Christmas number 1 to opera and country music, and from The Chemical Brothers to poetry, The Calendar Girls and Icelandic Christmas myths.
The BBC’s digital-only radio stations BBC Radio 4 Extra, 5 live sports extra and 6 Music have reached their record audiences, according to data published by RAJAR.
The BBC has launched a further 16 national DAB transmitters, bringing the total number of transmitters to 335 and serving more than 96 per cent of homes in total.
Radio 4 has announced the appointment of its first Poet in Residence, Daljit Nagra, as Andrew Marr and some of Britain’s most loved poets mark National Poetry Day on the network with We British: An Epic In Poetry – telling the story of Britain through its poetry, from the earliest verses ever written on the British Isles to some of the latest.
There will be up to 17 BBC iWonder guides and timelines created for the season. Looking at topics from the dark web and big data, to Steve Jobs and ground-breaking visual CGI effects in film, the guides will be available at bbc.co.uk/iwonder.
The BBC has launched mixital, a new digital platform for teenagers to get creative with some of the BBC’s best-known brands, and Make it Digital Matchr in collaboration with Google and Tech Partnership, which aims to help audiences discover a range of digital career opportunities and learning resources.
The BBC today launched a major content season for BBC Make it Digital across TV, Radio and Online; a new platform for digital creativity aimed at teenagers called mixital; and BBC Make it Digital Matchr, a collaboration with Google and the Tech Partnership to help young people across the UK find the right resources to develop their digital skills.
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