BBC Radio 4 Extra
Comedy, drama, and more from BBC Radio 4
British radio stations
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You can hear BBC Radio 4 Extra on DAB Digital Radio, Freesat, Freeview (UK), Radioplayer UK, Virgin Media and online
Facts and stats
BBC Radio 4 Extra started its life as BBC7, before being rebranded to better reflect its programming content of repeated programmes from BBC Radio 4. It is scheduled in a complementary way to Radio 4; for example, after the 6.30pm comedy has finished on Radio 4, there is more comedy on Radio 4 Extra. It also contains longer versions of some programmes, like Desert Island Discs.
The station is a digital-only service, available on DAB Digital Radio, online and on digital television.
|Most played||Édith Piaf, Tommy Steele, Patsy ClineRadiomonitor|
|Audience figures||1,987,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2019|
|Launched||2 April 2011|
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|Postal address||BBC Broadcasting House, |
|Telephone||+44 20 8743 8000|
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Alex Riley Presenter
Angela Barnes Presenter
David McFetridge Presenter
Etholle George Presenter
Gwyneth Williams Programme Manager/Controller
Jez Edwards Presenter
Jim Lee Presenter
Joanna Pinnock Presenter
John Breach Station Manager
Kevin Duala Presenter
Kirsten O'Brien Presenter
Lawrie King-Ralton Presenter
Michaela Saunders Presenter
Natalie Barrass Presenter
Penny Haslam Presenter
Rhian Roberts Digital Editor
Susan Rae Presenter
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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