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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

Eight new artists lined-up for BBC Radio 3’s talent scheme

BBC Radio 3 has announced the names of eight New Generation Artists who will join the station’s talent development scheme in September 2021 and remain on it until December 2023. The record number of artists includes some of the world’s most promising young musical talents, each on the threshold of a major international career. It includes...

Publication date: 24.06.2021

BBC Radio 3 holds 24hr celebration of women composers

BBC Radio 3 will mark International Women’s Day with 24-hours of special programming which puts the work of female composers in the spotlight. As part of this, the station has commissioned two new works which receive their world premiere performances as part of the celebration. Film composer, vocalist and educator Ella Jarman-Pinto has set a text by the poet Jo Brandon for soprano Nazan Fikret and pianist Rebecca Cohen which explores the emotional impact of the pandemic on women, in a piece called Plango: A Cure Lament. It gets its world premiere performance in the drive-time programme In Tune...

Publication date: 23.02.2021