Latest news about BBC Radio 3

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BBC Radio to broadcast rediscovered historic dramas

BBC Radio 4, 4 Extra and Radio 3 are to broadcast a season of plays that have been returned to the BBC Archives.

Publication date: 12.03.2024

BBC Radio 3 to broadcast daily jazz show hosted by Soweto Kinch

A new jazz show is heading to BBC Radio 3 produced by Folded Wing and hosted by saxophonist, composer and MC Soweto Kinch. The nightly show, Round Midnight, will air Monday to Friday evenings from 11.30 for an hour championing the British jazz scene.

Publication date: 26.02.2024

Scotland and Northern Ireland to create more BBC network radio content

The BBC is moving more Radio 3, Radio 4 and World Service radio shows out of London with new network hubs in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Publication date: 06.12.2023

First-time radio producers get work on BBC Radio via Multitrack Audio Producer Fellowship

Eight first-time radio producers From backgrounds underrepresented in the audio industry are getting their work aired on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4. New documentaries on a rich array of stories have been created via the Multitrack Audio Producer Fellowship for a third year.

Publication date: 13.11.2023

Elle Osili-Wood is the new voice of BBC Radio 3’s Sound of Gaming

TV presenter and broadcaster Elle Osili-Wood is the new voice of BBC Radio 3’s Sound of Gaming, the station’s monthly exploration of the world of gaming soundtracks.

Publication date: 28.09.2023

BBC to create four new commissioning roles in Network Radio

Four new roles are being created across BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live in Commissioning.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

Radio 3 to air Jake Shears and Rufus Wainwright live at BBC Proms

Former Scissor Sisters front man Jake Shears will join Rufus Wainwright at the Royal Albert Hall for a BBC Prom being broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

Publication date: 31.08.2023

Petroc Trelawny to take Radio 3 Breakfast across Northern Ireland

BBC Radio 3’s Breakfast programme is going on the road again with Petroc Trelawny presenting a week of live broadcasts across Northern Ireland.

Publication date: 29.08.2023

Latest New Generation Artists announced at BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 has revealed the names of the New Generation Artists joining the station’s talent development scheme in September 2023. The New Generation Artists joining the scheme this year are: British baritone James Atkinson, Kazakh pianist Alim Beisembayev...

Publication date: 06.06.2023

BBC Radio 3 will be Capturing Twilight this winter

BBC Radio 3 is marking the start of the Winter season with Capturing Twilight, a week of special programming featuring music, literature, and art. The special week, from Sunday 24 – Sunday 31 October, is inspired by the magical time between night and day. Highlights include: ...

Publication date: 13.10.2021