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Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 4 Extra live, which is distributed on the digital solutions only, so there is no analogue frequency availablility. Sister station of BBC Radio 4, so its all programmes are speech related, but without live talks, and phone-ins. Several times it airs extended versions of its parent station's featured programmes. Radio 4 Extra schedule structure is fed by the BBC Sound Archive, so the time span of its selection is nearly 70 years, and contains mainly classic comedy, drama, and features.

BBC Radio 4 Extra slogan: "The Best in Comedy, Drama and Entertainment"

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RAJAR Q1 2020: Four percent growth in digital share
Digital listening share has increased to a new record of 58.6% up from 56.4% year on year in the latest RAJAR figures. Digital reach is also at a new record with 36.9 million adults, or 67% of the population, tuning in via a digital platform, up from 36.3m in Q1 2019. Listening via online and apps now accounts for 14% of all listening and nearly a quarter (24%) of digital listening, having grown by 25.4 million hours (or by 23%) year on year. With 32% of adults now claiming to own a smart speaker, online listening in home was for the fourth consecutive quarter the fastest growing platform and location, increasing by 21 million hours (or by 26.6%) year on year...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 14.05.2020
RAJAR Q4 2019: New record for digital radio listening
Digital listening share has increased by 11% to a new record of 58.5%, up from 52.6% in Q4 2018 in the latest figures for Q4 2019. They were boosted by the launch of new national commercial digital stations, and the growth of listening online via smart speakers in home and DAB listening in car. Overall digital listening grew by 43.4 million hours or 8% year on year. Listening via online and apps grew by 28.5 million hours (or by 30%) to now account for 12.5% of all listening and 21.5% of digital listening...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 06.02.2020
RAJAR Q4 2019: London and national brands round-up
Coverage of the general election helped 5 Live, Radio 4 and LBC each add half a million listeners across 2019. 5 Live is up from 4.9m to 5.4m in the Q4/2019 RAJAR listening figures, while Radio 4 has added a similar amount, rising from 10.4m a year ago to 10.9m now. LBC, including new digital station LBC News, posts a record high of 2.7m listeners (up more than half a million year on year), while talkRADIO is up more than 40% from 12 months ago to now have 433,000 listeners a week – another record high for the Wireless station...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 06.02.2020
Kenneth Branagh returns to Radio 4 in Stalingrad
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www.bbc.co.uk - 12.11.2019
RAJAR Q2 2019: London and national brands round-up
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radiotoday.co.uk - 01.08.2019
RAJAR Q1 2019: Milestones reached for DAB and digital radio
Digital listening has reached a new record share of 56.4%, up from 50.9% in Q1 2018, according to RAJAR Q1 2019 data released today. The annual growth of 5.5 percentage points to 56.4% from 50.9% represents the strongest ever percentage point growth in digital listening platform share since records began. Digital reach increased by over 2 million listeners to 36.3 million and overall digital listening grew by 55.9 million hours or by 10.7% year on year.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 16.05.2019
Festive Highlights for 2018 on BBC Radio
BBC Radio has today announced its on-air highlights for the festive period. Bob Shennan, BBC Director of Radio & Music, says: “This Christmas BBC Radio will offer an unrivalled collection of programmes featuring the finest DJs, musicians and actors. Across our stations, teams have curated brilliant schedules with world-class talent - all of which are available on BBC Sounds.”More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 22.11.2018
RAJAR Q3 2018: London and national brands update
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00:00 - The Female Ghost
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00:30 - The Female Ghost
The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen
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01:00 - A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark (Omnibus)
Episode 2
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02:10 - Inheritance Tracks
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02:20 - Life Lines (Omnibus)

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03:30 - Gareth Gwynn's Little Book of Welsh Rock

Satirist Gareth Gwynn has an identity crisis as he investigates Welsh-language rock.
04:00 - Happiness!

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04:45 - Mr Reginald Peacock's Day by Katherine Mansfield

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05:00 - Evelyn Waugh - Put Out More Flags
1. Autumn
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06:00 - Hercule Poirot
Peril at End House, Episode 1
1/5 Hercule Poirot is on holiday when a bullet lands at his feet on the hotel terrace.
06:30 - Patrick O'Brian - Master and Commander
1. The Question of Preferment
1/6 Captain Jack Aubrey awaits the verdict in his court martial for the loss of his ship.
07:00 - Dearest Squirrel - the John Osborne Letters
Episode 1
1/5 John Osborne meets Pamela Lane in 1951 and within three months the couple are married.
07:15 - EM Forster - A Passage to India
Episode 1
1/10 Muddle and mystery set against the backdrop of the British Raj and its control of India.
07:30 - Dot
Series 1, The Astonishing Adventures of Agent Whiff-Whaff
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08:00 - Brothers in Law
Series 1, The First Brief
1/13 Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.
08:30 - Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful
Series 1, Episode 1
1/6 Ken Handley's got a problem. A big problem. Ken Handley's in advertising.
09:00 - Dilemma
Series 2, Episode 6
6/6 Sue Perkins sets moral and ethical posers for Miles Jupp, Isa Guha and Annie Nightingale.
09:30 - Romantic Friction
Love Hurts
2/4 Romance writer Anna's love life is causing problems on the page.
10:00 - Evelyn Waugh - Put Out More Flags
1. Autumn
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11:00 - Hercule Poirot
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11:30 - Patrick O'Brian - Master and Commander
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12:00 - Dearest Squirrel - the John Osborne Letters
Episode 1
1/5 John Osborne meets Pamela Lane in 1951 and within three months the couple are married.
12:15 - EM Forster - A Passage to India
Episode 1
1/10 Muddle and mystery set against the backdrop of the British Raj and its control of India.
12:30 - Dot
Series 1, The Astonishing Adventures of Agent Whiff-Whaff
1/4 Dot and the gals from personnel are getting squiffy over Agent Bertie Whiff-Whaff.
13:00 - Brothers in Law
Series 1, The First Brief
1/13 Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.
13:30 - Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful
Series 1, Episode 1
1/6 Ken Handley's got a problem. A big problem. Ken Handley's in advertising.
14:00 - Dilemma
Series 2, Episode 6
6/6 Sue Perkins sets moral and ethical posers for Miles Jupp, Isa Guha and Annie Nightingale.
14:30 - Romantic Friction
Love Hurts
2/4 Romance writer Anna's love life is causing problems on the page.
15:00 - Evelyn Waugh - Put Out More Flags
1. Autumn
1/3 As the Second World War looms, upper-class loafer Basil Seal considers his role.
16:00 - Hercule Poirot
Peril at End House, Episode 1
1/5 Hercule Poirot is on holiday when a bullet lands at his feet on the hotel terrace.
16:30 - Patrick O'Brian - Master and Commander
1. The Question of Preferment
1/6 Captain Jack Aubrey awaits the verdict in his court martial for the loss of his ship.
17:00 - Dearest Squirrel - the John Osborne Letters
Episode 1
1/5 John Osborne meets Pamela Lane in 1951 and within three months the couple are married.
17:15 - EM Forster - A Passage to India
Episode 1
1/10 Muddle and mystery set against the backdrop of the British Raj and its control of India.
17:30 - Dot
Series 1, The Astonishing Adventures of Agent Whiff-Whaff
1/4 Dot and the gals from personnel are getting squiffy over Agent Bertie Whiff-Whaff.
18:00 - Brothers in Law
Series 1, The First Brief
1/13 Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.
18:30 - Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful
Series 1, Episode 1
1/6 Ken Handley's got a problem. A big problem. Ken Handley's in advertising.
19:00 - Dilemma
Series 2, Episode 6
6/6 Sue Perkins sets moral and ethical posers for Miles Jupp, Isa Guha and Annie Nightingale.
19:30 - Romantic Friction
Love Hurts
2/4 Romance writer Anna's love life is causing problems on the page.
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22:00 - I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
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22:30 - Dave Podmore
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23:00 - The Now Show
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23:30 - As Told To Craig Brown
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