BBC Radio 4

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BBC Radio 4 is the BBC's speech radio station, broadcasting a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

It replaced the BBC Home Service in 1967, and is broadcast from the fourth floor of the BBC's Broadcasting House building in central London.

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Weekly listening figures:
10,760,000 listenersRAJAR December 2014
30 September 1967
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Postal address:
BBC Broadcasting House
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Alice Arnold Presenter
Andrew Marr Presenter
Andy Walker Interactive Editor
Anthony Clare Presenter
Arthur Smith Presenter
Carolyn Quinn Presenter
Chris Vallance Producer
Corrie Corfield Presenter
Dan Damon Presenter
Derek Cooper (1) Presenter
Eddie Mair Presenter
Edward Stourton Presenter
Fi Glover Presenter
Francine Stock Presenter
Frank Delaney Presenter
Gwyneth Williams Programme Manager/Controller
James Naughtie Presenter
Jane Garvey Presenter
Jenny Murray Presenter
Jeremy Paxman Presenter
Joanna Carr Editor
John Humphrys Presenter
John Waite Presenter
Jonathan Dimbleby Presenter
Jonathan Agnew Presenter
Justin Webb Presenter
Kathy Clugston Presenter
Keri Davies Producer
Laurie Taylor Presenter
Lewis Vickers Producer
Libby Purves Presenter
Liz Barclay Presenter
Mariella Frostrup Presenter
Mark Lawson Presenter
Mark Tully Presenter
Martha Kearney Presenter
Melvyn Bragg Presenter
Michael Buerk Presenter
Mishal Husain Presenter
Ned Sherrin Presenter
Neil Sleat Presenter
Nick Clarke Presenter
Nick Sutton Journalist
Paddy O'Connell Presenter
Paul Lewis Presenter
Peter White Presenter
Quentin Cooper Presenter
Rhian Roberts Digital Editor
Robin Lustig Presenter
Roger Bolton Presenter
Sandi Toksvig Presenter
Sarah Montague Presenter
Simon Hoggart Presenter
Sioned William Commissioning Editor Comedy
Steve Hewlett Presenter
Steve Richards Presenter
Sue Lawley Presenter
Sue MacGregor Presenter
Susan Rae Presenter
Suzy Klein Presenter
Tim Harford Presenter
Tom Sutcliffe Presenter
Zeb Soanes Presenter

...at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Danny Cohen Director BBC Television
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
Tony Hall Director-General

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