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BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. It replaced the BBC Home Service in 1967.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
FormatNews/Sport/Talk
Most playedDavid Gray, Van Morrison, John HoltRadiomonitor
Audience figures11,217,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched30 September 1967
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC Radio 4 FM
Home Service
BBC Radio 4UK
BBC Radio 4 The Home Service
BBC Radio 4 (LW)

Contact BBC Radio 4

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
London
W1A 1AA
Telephone:
reception
+44 20 8743 8000
Telephone:
studio
+44 870 010 0444
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

Social media

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Latest news stories

BBC Radio 4 to develop new programme formats
RadioToday - published 28 November 2017, 11.00am est
BBC Radio 4 to develop new formats for close cultural and political encounters
BBC Media Centre - published 28 November 2017, 5.37am est
John Humphrys says Thought for the Day message 'deeply boring'
The Guardian - published 30 October 2017, 4.11pm edt
Hillary Clinton arrives too late for Woman's Hour interview
The Guardian - published 16 October 2017, 8.23am edt

People

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
Emma Barnett Presenter
Fi Glover Presenter
Francine Stock Presenter
Frank Delaney Presenter
Gwyneth Williams Programme Manager/Controller
Isabel Hardman Presenter
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
Mary Sanders Journalist
Melvyn Bragg Presenter
Michael Buerk Presenter
Mishal Husain Presenter
Ned Sherrin Presenter
Neil Sleat Presenter
Nick Clarke Presenter
Nikki Bedi Presenter
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
Viji Alles Announcer
Zeb Soanes Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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