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Chain Reaction Series 10 Adam Buxton and Reese Shearsmith

Chain Reaction Series 10 starts on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4's hostless comedy interview show, Chain Reaction, kicked off again today (18th Feb 2015) with Series 10 of the long standing baton...
Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs for the adaptation of Good Omens on BBC Radio 4

Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens adaptation confirmed for BBC Radio 4

Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 fantasy fiction classic, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch has been confirmed...
World Cup 2014 UK TV coverage schedule including Gary Lineker presenting for BBC

World Cup 2014 UK TV and radio coverage schedule

With the Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014 fast approaching here's the radio and TV schedule for all of the games so that you can...
Iggy Pop

The Iggy Pop Show replaces Jarvis Cocker on BBC 6 Music

Following on from his Christmas and New Year radio takeovers, Iggy Pop has been confirmed to be the new BBC 6 Music DJ, bringing...
Grayson Perry BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures 2013

Grayson Perry becomes BBC’s Reith lecturer 2013

Grayson Perry has been confirmed as the speaker for the 2013 Reith Lectures, the BBC's annual thought piece from leading figures to discuss in...
Tom Stoppard, Dark Side

Tom Stoppard’s Dark Side comes to BBC Radio 2

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd's seminal 1973 album, Dark Side of the Moon, playwright Sir Tom Stoppard has written...
Edith Bowman and Adam Buxton show on BBC 6 Music

Adam Buxton and Edith Bowman join forces on BBC 6 Music show

With Joe Cornish busy being an international megalomaniac and his massively successful movie career, writing for The Adventures of Tintin Secret of the Unicorn and...
Strongroom Alive with Wichita Records

Wichita Records on Strongroom Alive

The American indie music mojo of Wichita Records is currently spinning on a regular basis on Strongroom Alive, the radio station inspired by everything...
Animal Collective Radio

Animal Collective Radio takes to the airwaves

Animal Collective radio. Animal collective radio! Taking to the airwaves at the end of the weekend, Animal Collective radio is set to bring together the...

Patti Smith, Punk Britannia Playlist on BBC 6 Music

Patti Smith, the godmother of punk and one of the most influential artists in the New York punk scene of the 70s, will soon...

Colin Murray’s Gold Run comes to Radio 5 Live

Collin Murray is about to embark on an epic Olympic journey for his new show, Colin Murray's Gold Run, coming soon to Radio 5...

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Even though it's already part way through the 5th series of The Infinite Monkey Cage that we have discovered it, it's still worth a...

Jimi Goodwin sits in on BBC 6 Music

Lead singer, guitarist and afro-drum-machine legend from the band Doves, Jimi Goodwin has brought a lot of magic to British music over the years...

Domino Records get into radio

When it was first announced it had been a while since a new radio station has come along and really shaken things up on...

David Quantick’s The History of Psychedelia on BBC6 Music

Having written for the NME, Spitting Image and Harry Hill’s TV Burp, you’d have to say that David Quantick is probably the perfect candidate...

Apple apps bring radio to the iPhone

Radio is probably the most under appreciated entertainment news media thing out there, but in 2010 Apple radio apps brought it with conviction to...
6 music

BBC Radio 6 Music is saved!!!

It had been a long time since the voice of the people had such an impact on the powers that be, but with the...

Tom Ravenscroft joins BBC 6 Music

John Peel’s son, Tom Ravenscroft, follows in his fathers footsteps with a show in BBC radio 6 music John Peel was a radio icon in...

Absolute Radio gets Wood

Ronnie Wood that is (insert canned laughter). Anyways, they’ve signed the old Rolling Stoner as the presenter on digital radio station Absolute Classic Rock. Wittily...
A History of the World in 100 Objects, Double Headed Serpent

A history of the world in 100 objects brings the treasures of The British...

Developed through a partnership between The British Museum and the BBC, A history of the world in 100 objects traces the history of humans...

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