Back

ⓘ BBC radio ..




                                               

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is an international radio station that is based in the United Kingdom. It is owned by BBC and BBC Radio. Radio 1 started broadcasting at 7.00 am on September 30, 1967. Tony Blackburn presented the first programme on the station. The station is meant to be listened to mainly by people aged 15–29. Before the launch of Radio 1, the BBC ran three radio stations the BBC Light Programme, the BBC Home Service and the BBC Third Programme, but these were considered old fashioned and were closed down in 1967. They were replaced with Radio 1, 2, 3 and 4. The launch of Radio 1 in 1967 was ...

                                               

BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra is a digital British contemporary black music station from the BBC. The station was launched at 6pm on August 16, 2002. It was called Network X during the planning period. It is the complement station to Radio 1 and is broadcast from the same building as Radio 1 - Yalding House in central London. This is part of the BBCs massive Broadcasting House complex of radio studios and other offices.

                                               

BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a domestic UK radio station that broadcasts different spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. It replaced the BBC Home Service in 1967.

                                               

BBC Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station. It plays comedy, drama, and childrens programmes 24 hours a day. It was called BBC 7 when it started in 2002 and was later renamed BBC Radio 7 in 2008. Not many people knew what Radio 7 was, so its name was completely changed in 2011 to make it sound closer to BBC Radio 4, which is run by the same person. The shows on Radio 4 Extra are mostly old programmes which were once on BBC Radio 4, although they have made some new programmes. It can be heard on digital DAB digital radios and also on the Internet.

                                               

BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live is the BBCs radio station that gives live BBC News, phone-ins, and sports news. It is the main radio station for sport in the United Kingdom, covering nearly all big sports events in the UK or with British competitors in, including the Olympics and the football World Cup It is transmitted via analogue radio on 693 and 909 kHz AM in the medium wave band. These frequencies belonged to BBC Radio 2 from November 23, 1978 to August 26, 1990. Before that they were used in some regions of the UK by the BBC Home Service and BBC Radio 4. The radio is also available on digital radio ...

                                               

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra is a digital radio station from the BBC. It is broadcast on digital radio services and digital TV in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It is not available on normal analogue radio. It is also streamed online, however, some events are not available online, or outside the UK. It is used to provide an additional sports commentary service when the BBCs main sports channel, BBC Radio 5 Live, is already being used. It has given coverage of Major League Baseballs World Series since 2004. It is also the digital radio home for Test Match Special - the station provides fu ...

                                               

Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a biographical and factual radio programme produced by Bob Symes. It is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom. It was first broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 29 January 1942. Each week a person called a "castaway" is asked to choose eight pieces of music, a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were to be cast away on a desert island an island that is not lived on by humans. They discuss their lives and the reasons for their choices. More than 3.000 episodes have been recorded. There arent that many castaways, though, because a few castaways ...

                                               

BBC Radio Scotland

BBC Radio Scotland is BBC Scotlands national English language radio network. It broadcasts a wide variety of programming including news, sport, music, the arts, comedy, drama, history and lifestyle. It replaced the Scottish opt-out part of BBC Radio 4 in November 1978.

                                               

Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast is a weather forecast covering the sea around the United Kingdom and Ireland. It has been broadcast four times a day on BBC Radio 4 since the 1920s. The Met Office, the UK meteorological centre, produces it for the Maritime Coastguard Agency. The forecast talks about lots of places, starting with "Viking" in the northeast and going clockwise around the British coastline until it reaches "Southeast Iceland" in the northwest. Sometimes the names are changed to keep them the same as in other countries. It is one of the first items on Radio 4 each day, and has been refere ...

                                               

Today (BBC Radio 4)

Today, also called The Today Programme, is a British early-morning news radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It started in 1957 on the BBC Home Service. It is broadcast Monday to Friday 6:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.; and 7:00a.m. to 9:00a.m. on Saturdays. It is one of the most popular programmes on BBC Radio 4. There are political interviews and reports; and also the religious Thought for the Day. It was voted the most influential news programme in Britain. Around 7 million people listen to it every week.

                                     

ⓘ BBC radio

  • BBC Radio 1 often known as Radio 1 is an international radio station that is based in the United Kingdom. It is owned by BBC and BBC Radio Radio 1
  • replaced the BBC Home Service in 1967. Radio 4 is the second most popular British domestic radio station after Radio 2. It was named UK Radio Station of
  • BBC Radio 5 Live formerly BBC Radio Five Live is the BBC s radio station that gives live BBC News, phone - ins, and sports news. It is the main radio
  • BBC Radio 2 is a radio station which is heard across the United Kingdom It started in 1967. Radio 2 plays music from a period lasting over 40 year. For
  • broadcasts the BBC Proms concerts during the summer. RAJAR listening figures BBC Radio 3 at bbc co.uk Live Radio 3 at bbc co.uk, from BBC iPlayer. This
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station. It plays comedy, drama, and children s programmes 24 hours a day. It was called BBC 7 when it started
  • BBC Radio 1Xtra also known as 1Xtra is a digital British contemporary black music station from the BBC The station was launched at 6pm on August 16
  • Corporation BBC known by the BBC is an organisation in the UK. It broadcasts in the United Kingdom and other countries on television, radio and the Internet
  • BBC Radio Scotland is BBC Scotland s national English language radio network. It broadcasts a wide variety of programming including news, sport, music
  • BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra is a digital radio station from the BBC It is broadcast on digital radio services and digital TV in the UK and Republic
  • BBC 3 redirects here. For the radio station, see BBC Radio 3. BBC Three was a British television channel from the BBC BBC Three was described by the BBC
BBC Radio 2
                                               

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is a radio station which is heard across the United Kingdom It started in 1967. Radio 2 plays music from a period lasting over 40 year. For example, it plays classic pop songs, rock, jazz and folk.

BBC Radio 3
                                               

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a national radio station operated by the BBC within the United Kingdom. It devotes most of its schedule to classical music. Every year it broadcasts the BBC Proms concerts during the summer.

                                               

BBC Radio Berkshire

BBC Radio Berkshire is the BBC radio station for the English counties of Berkshire, north Hampshire, and South Oxfordshire. BBC Radio Berkshire broadcasts from its studios at Thames Valley Park near Reading. The station is also available on Freeview, and for thirty days after broadcast on BBC iPlayer.