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BBC New Comedy Award 2017 opens today!

Get your open mics out, because the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 has officially started. Today (06.04.17) saw the pistols being fired - metaphorically...

Jarvis Cocker leads Wireless Nights for BBC Proms 2015

It's not easy to associate Jarvis Cocker with the delights of classical music at the BBC Proms, but apparently he loves a bit of...

Natural Histories comes to Radio 4

For any wooly mammoth-loving geeks out there like us, the prospect of BBC Radio 4's new series, Natural Histories, should be enough to get...

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’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...
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...

Great Lives, BBC Radio 4 review

In terms of potential for grey matter stimulation, it doesn’t get much better than a show on BBC Radio 4 talking about some of...

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...

Comedy of the Week podcast, BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 released a new podcast back in 2011 compiling it’s funniest moments and packaging them all up into one stream. Titled Comedy...

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

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

Sarah Millican’s Support Group on BBC Radio 4

I remember seeing Sarah Millican for the first time at a comedy night in Cardiff over five years ago and now out of nowhere...

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