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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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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 >>
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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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