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About BBC Radio 4 Extra

Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 4 Extra live, which has nearly 2 million weekly listeners in the UK. The third most listened to radio in the field of the only digitally distributed radios. 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 's slogan: "The Best in Comedy, Drama and Entertainment"

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Postal address: BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4extra
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The station broadcasts only digitally, so it can’t be followed with traditional analogue radio, but available on almost every digital way like DAB Digital Radio and DigitalTV, we recommend the online radio stream.
DigitalTV: Freeview: Channel 708, Freesat: Channel 708, Sky: Channel 0131, Virgin: Channel 910, Virgin Ireland: 929
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BBC Radio 4 Extra's schedule28

00:00 - The Price of Fear
Come as You Are
Horror film legend Vincent Price gets a chilling invitation to a special costume party.
00:30 - A Good Read
Frances O'Grady and Ruth Richardson
Frances O'Grady of the TUC and medical historian Ruth Richardson join Harriett Gilbert.
01:00 - The Price of Silence
5. Limbo
5/9 Cold War nuclear thriller by Stephen Barlay. Who was driving the car which crashed?
01:30 - Raffles
Series 3, No Sinecure
1/6 Facing life without his partner-in-crime, Bunny's newspaper sparks a surprise.
02:00 - Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Episode 6
6/10 DI Townsend and DS Morgan discover what led Katie Whittaker to the Drowning Pool.
02:15 - 15 Minute Drama
Amanda Whittington - The Dock, Nuremberg, Episode 3
3/15 January 1946. Laura Knight takes a commission as war artist to the Nuremberg Trials.
02:30 - The Medal Makers

Allison Curbishley looks at judging sporting events - including the Olympics. From 2008.
03:00 - Charles Dickens
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Orphans
1/5 Neville and Helena's arrival in Cloisterham sets in motion a chain of tragic events.
04:00 - It's Your Round
Series 1, Episode 6
6/6 Johnny Vaughan, Alan Davies, Roisin Conaty and Arthur Smith devise the panel show's rounds
04:30 - Lip Service
Episode 6
6/6 Comedy from Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding. With Peter Rabbit 'On the Psychiatrist's Couch.'
05:00 - Man at the Helm
Episode 1
1/4 The madcap schemes of three kids to find their mum a new man.
05:30 - Just a Minute
Series 87, Episode 3
3/6 Sue Perkins hosts Radio 4’s longest running panel show, Just a Minute.
06:00 - The Price of Silence
6. Pressure Point
6/9 Cold War nuclear thriller by Stephen Barlay. Is Moscow planning an explosion in space?
06:30 - Raffles
Series 3, To Catch a Thief
2/6 A series of jewel robberies have been carried out, but for once Raffles is not the culprit
07:00 - The Tim Vine Chat Show
Series 2, North Berwick
5/6 A pie-seller and a man undergoing some unusual physiotherapy provide the entertainment.
07:30 - The Birthday Cake Game
Series 1, Episode 4
4/6 Richard is joined on the quiz this week by Rhys James, Maisie Adam and Rick Edwards.
08:00 - Round the Horne
Series 2, Episode 2
2/13 Rambling Syd Rumpo is gander-boggling, while Kenneth Horne drops in on Bona Books.
08:30 - Winston
Winston in Love, Clip Clop, Clip Clop
6/6 It's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
09:00 - The News Quiz
Series 106, Episode 4
4/8 Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines
09:30 - Nineteen Ninety-Eight
Episode 4
4/6 Edward Wilson's quest for truth becomes the Movement. Orwellian sitcom with Hugh Laurie.
10:00 - Charles Dickens
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Disappearance
2/5 Edwin and Neville attend a dinner hosted by Edwin's guardian Jasper.
11:00 - Pieces of Britney
5. Chaotic
Pandora Sykes navigates the media narratives around Britney, once she has a family
11:55 - Inheritance Tracks
Frankie Bridge
The Saturdays singer selects Marvin Gaye's 'I Heard it Through the Grapevine'.
12:00 - Round the Horne
Series 2, Episode 2
2/13 Rambling Syd Rumpo is gander-boggling, while Kenneth Horne drops in on Bona Books.
12:30 - Winston
Winston in Love, Clip Clop, Clip Clop
6/6 It's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
13:00 - The Price of Silence
6. Pressure Point
6/9 Cold War nuclear thriller by Stephen Barlay. Is Moscow planning an explosion in space?
13:30 - Raffles
Series 3, To Catch a Thief
2/6 A series of jewel robberies have been carried out, but for once Raffles is not the culprit
14:00 - Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Episode 7
7/10 After confessing everything to her aunt, Lena sets out on a dangerous path.
14:15 - 15 Minute Drama
Amanda Whittington - The Dock, Nuremberg, Episode 4
4/15 Dame Laura takes a break from painting the trials to explore the city of Nuremberg.
14:30 - Three Continents, Three Generations

In three generations, Neil Kanwal traces the history of Kenyan Asian migration to Britain.
15:00 - Charles Dickens
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Disappearance
2/5 Edwin and Neville attend a dinner hosted by Edwin's guardian Jasper.
16:00 - The 3rd Degree
Series 7, St John's College, Cambridge
4/6 Students from St John's College, Cambridge, take on their professors in the upbeat quiz.
16:30 - Nineteen Ninety-Eight
Episode 4
4/6 Edward Wilson's quest for truth becomes the Movement. Orwellian sitcom with Hugh Laurie.
17:00 - The Tim Vine Chat Show
Series 2, North Berwick
5/6 A pie-seller and a man undergoing some unusual physiotherapy provide the entertainment.
17:30 - The Birthday Cake Game
Series 1, Episode 4
4/6 Richard is joined on the quiz this week by Rhys James, Maisie Adam and Rick Edwards.
18:00 - The Price of Fear
The Specialty of the House
Prince of terror Vincent Price recounts a culinary tale which leaves a bitter taste.
18:30 - Soul Music
Series 15, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater
4/5 The Stabat Mater hymn imagines the sufferings of the Virgin Mary at the foot of the cross.
19:00 - Round the Horne
Series 2, Episode 2
2/13 Rambling Syd Rumpo is gander-boggling, while Kenneth Horne drops in on Bona Books.
19:30 - Winston
Winston in Love, Clip Clop, Clip Clop
6/6 It's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
20:00 - The Price of Silence
6. Pressure Point
6/9 Cold War nuclear thriller by Stephen Barlay. Is Moscow planning an explosion in space?
20:30 - Raffles
Series 3, To Catch a Thief
2/6 A series of jewel robberies have been carried out, but for once Raffles is not the culprit
21:00 - Pieces of Britney
5. Chaotic
Pandora Sykes navigates the media narratives around Britney, once she has a family
21:55 - Inheritance Tracks
Frankie Bridge
The Saturdays singer selects Marvin Gaye's 'I Heard it Through the Grapevine'.
22:00 - The Birthday Cake Game
Series 1, Episode 4
4/6 Richard is joined on the quiz this week by Rhys James, Maisie Adam and Rick Edwards.
22:30 - Revolting People
Series 4, Ezekiel is Kidnapped
1/6 Ezekiel upsets the Baltimore rebels in the 1775 American sitcom.
23:00 - Small Scenes
Series 2, Episode 1
1/4 A financial advisor starts up a sideline as an assassin's assistant.
23:30 - Vent
Series 2, Alternatives
5/6 What would comatose Ben's life be like if it was a Hollywood movie?