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Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 4 Extra live, a digital-only radio station with no analog frequency available. It is the sister station of BBC Radio 4, and, like its parent station, all of its programmes are speech-related, but without live talks and phone-ins. Several times, it broadcasts extended versions of programmes featured on its parent station. BBC Radio 4 Extra's schedule is curated from the BBC Sound Archive, spanning nearly 70 years and primarily featuring 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 >>
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RAJAR Q4 2019: London and national brands round-up
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Kenneth Branagh returns to Radio 4 in Stalingrad
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RAJAR Q2 2019: London and national brands round-up
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Festive Highlights for 2018 on BBC Radio
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www.bbc.co.uk - 22.11.2018
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BBC Radio 4 Extra's programmes22

00:00 - EF Benson - Secret Lives
2. A Most Salubrious Seaside Resort
2/3 Susan Leg wants to keep her neighbours guessing about 'Rudolf da Vinci'.
01:00 - The Toff on the Farm
3. Destination Danger
3/6 After the discovery of a body, the Toff is determined to uncover Selby Farm's secrets.
01:30 - Whodunnits
Hercule Poirot - The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Episode 3
3/5 The coroner's inquest raises awkward questions, and Inglethorpe incriminates himself.
02:00 - The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan
3. Hannah
3/10 With Warlow isolated, Powyss becomes entranced by Warlow's wife.
02:15 - Rachel's Cousins
3. Lies
3/5 A lawyer falls in love with the wayward relatives she's been brought up to ignore.
02:30 - Boswell's Lives
Series 1, Boswell's Life of Freud
1/4 Boswell attempts to write a biography of Sigmund Freud, but Freud asks all the questions.
03:00 - Hancock's Half Hour
Series 6, The Last Bus Home
3/14 The Lad, Sid and Bill get stranded, so face a long walk home in the rain.
03:30 - One Foot in the Grave
1. Alive and Buried
1/4 Grumpy Victor Meldrew is about to lose his job. Adapted from TV, with Richard Wilson.
04:00 - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Episode 6
6/6 Clive Anderson is joined by Stephen Fry, John Sessions, Rory Bremner and Jon Glover.
04:30 - The Elephant Man
Early Closing Day
8/8 What will become of the animals, and the staff, when the zoo goes up for sale?
05:00 - EF Benson - Secret Lives
3. A Most Treasured Home
3/3 Susan's neighbours think she's a gossip columnist, until they learn the whole truth.
06:00 - The Toff on the Farm
4. Cause For Alarm
4/6 Farm owner Gillian Selby claims she no longer needs the Toff's assistance.
06:30 - Whodunnits
Hercule Poirot - The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Episode 4
4/5 An arrest is made. A court case begins. Things go from bad to worse for John and Lawrence.
07:00 - The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan
4. Obsession
4/10 Powyss gets ever closer to Hannah. It's the constant gossip on the estate.
07:15 - Rachel's Cousins
4. Risks
4/5 A lawyer falls in love with the wayward relatives she's been brought up to ignore.
07:30 - Cooking in a Bedsitter
Series 1, Stuffed Eggs
2/4 Beattie Edmondson stars in a new comedy inspired by Katharine Whitehorn's cookery classic
08:00 - Dad's Army
Series 2, A Wilson (Manager)
18/20 Captain Mainwaring is aghast when his chief clerk comes up in the world.
08:30 - Wrinkles
Series 2, 4. Night and Day
4/6 The show supplying the answers to questions you never asked
09:00 - The Unbelievable Truth
Series 25, Episode 1
1/6 Comedians try to smuggle truths past their opponents in David Mitchell's panel game.
09:30 - A Whole 'Nother Story
Series 2, Episode 1
1/6 Will Pete and Cassie's friendship survive new romantic interests?
10:00 - EF Benson - Secret Lives
3. A Most Treasured Home
3/3 Susan's neighbours think she's a gossip columnist, until they learn the whole truth.
11:00 - The Toff on the Farm
4. Cause For Alarm
4/6 Farm owner Gillian Selby claims she no longer needs the Toff's assistance.
11:30 - Whodunnits
Hercule Poirot - The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Episode 4
4/5 An arrest is made. A court case begins. Things go from bad to worse for John and Lawrence.
12:00 - The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan
4. Obsession
4/10 Powyss gets ever closer to Hannah. It's the constant gossip on the estate.
12:15 - Rachel's Cousins
4. Risks
4/5 A lawyer falls in love with the wayward relatives she's been brought up to ignore.
12:30 - Cooking in a Bedsitter
Series 1, Stuffed Eggs
2/4 Beattie Edmondson stars in a new comedy inspired by Katharine Whitehorn's cookery classic
13:00 - Dad's Army
Series 2, A Wilson (Manager)
18/20 Captain Mainwaring is aghast when his chief clerk comes up in the world.
13:30 - Wrinkles
Series 2, 4. Night and Day
4/6 The show supplying the answers to questions you never asked
14:00 - The Unbelievable Truth
Series 25, Episode 1
1/6 Comedians try to smuggle truths past their opponents in David Mitchell's panel game.
14:30 - A Whole 'Nother Story
Series 2, Episode 1
1/6 Will Pete and Cassie's friendship survive new romantic interests?
15:00 - EF Benson - Secret Lives
3. A Most Treasured Home
3/3 Susan's neighbours think she's a gossip columnist, until they learn the whole truth.
16:00 - The Toff on the Farm
4. Cause For Alarm
4/6 Farm owner Gillian Selby claims she no longer needs the Toff's assistance.
16:30 - Whodunnits
Hercule Poirot - The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Episode 4
4/5 An arrest is made. A court case begins. Things go from bad to worse for John and Lawrence.
17:00 - The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan
4. Obsession
4/10 Powyss gets ever closer to Hannah. It's the constant gossip on the estate.
17:15 - Rachel's Cousins
4. Risks
4/5 A lawyer falls in love with the wayward relatives she's been brought up to ignore.
17:30 - Cooking in a Bedsitter
Series 1, Stuffed Eggs
2/4 Beattie Edmondson stars in a new comedy inspired by Katharine Whitehorn's cookery classic
18:00 - Dad's Army
Series 2, A Wilson (Manager)
18/20 Captain Mainwaring is aghast when his chief clerk comes up in the world.
18:30 - Wrinkles
Series 2, 4. Night and Day
4/6 The show supplying the answers to questions you never asked
19:00 - The Unbelievable Truth
Series 25, Episode 1
1/6 Comedians try to smuggle truths past their opponents in David Mitchell's panel game.
19:30 - A Whole 'Nother Story
Series 2, Episode 1
1/6 Will Pete and Cassie's friendship survive new romantic interests?
20:00 - One Foot In The Grave - A Celebration Of A Comedy Classic

Victor Meldrew would never believe it! A celebration of the hit comedy.
21:00 - Great Lives
Sally Phillips on Hollywood star Myrna Loy
Sally Phillips nominates her comedy star, Myrna Loy
21:30 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
9. Solo
9/10 Faber has done what he can to help but the Mechanical Hound is after Montag now.
21:45 - 24 Kildare Road
9. Hospital
9/10 Lee goes to hospital to see if the woman found in the snow in a park is his mother.
22:00 - Olga Koch: OK Computer
Series 1, 4. Privacy
4/4 Olga explores privacy, but shhh… it’s private.
22:30 - My Teenage Diary
Series 10, Tim Downie
6/6 Rufus Hound's guests is Tim Downie, star of Outlander and Paddington.
22:55 - The Comedy Club Interviews
Huge Davies 2/2
Athena Kugblenu chats again to Huge Davies in the Comedy Club.
23:00 - Susan Calman Is Convicted
Series 2, What Makes Humans Human?
4/4 Susan asks if you can really describe a person by simply stating their genetic code.
23:30 - Everyone Quite Likes Justin
Series 1, Episode 3
3/4 A sudden event causes a lifestyle rethink for the Manchester DJ. Stars Justin Moorhouse.