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BBC Radio 4 Extra has more than 2.2 million weekly listeners in the UK. The second most listened to radio in the field of the only digitally distributed radios. Sister station of BBC Radio 4, so its all programmes are speech related, but without live talks, and phone-ins. Several times it airs extended versions of the BBC Radio 4’s featured programmes. BBC Radio 4 Extra’s broadcasting structure is fed by the BBC Sound Archive, so the time span of its selection is nearly 70 years, and contains mainly classic comedy, drama, and features.

BBC Radio 4 Extra's slogan: "Showcasing the best in comedy drama and entertainment. With quizzes, sitcoms, panel games, satire, stand up, life stories, classics from the archive, science fiction and fantasy"

BBC Radio 4 Extra availability: BBC Radio 4 broadcasts only digitally, so it can’t be followed with traditional analogue radio, but available on almost every digital way, we recommend the online radio stream.

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BBC Radio 4 Extra's schedule18

00:00 - Orbiter X
A Flight Against Time
11/14 With CSP now aware of Unity's plans, Britton, McLelland and Hicks return to Orbiter X.
00:30 - A Good Read
Imelda May and John Hegley
Singer Imelda May and poet John Hegley discuss favourite paperbacks with Kate Mosse.
01:00 - Falco
Venus in Copper, Episode 4
4/6 After two murders in a night, the Roman detective is offered a job by the prime suspect.
01:30 - The Lipinski

300 years of a Stradivarius through the hands of geniuses, dictators, refugees and thieves
02:00 - Paul Murray - The Mark and the Void
Episode 6
6/10 Following Claude's humiliation with Ariadne he's ready to quit but Paul has other plans.
02:15 - Friends & Foes - A Narrative History of Diplomacy
A Potted History
1/12 Professor David Rothkopf discovers how modern history has changed the face of diplomacy.
02:30 - MM Kaye - The Far Pavilions
Episode 11
11/20 Leaving the Karidkote party, Ash rejoins the Guides in Rawalpindi.
02:45 - Philip Glass - Words without Music
Episode 1
1/5 The composer recalls his childhood and acceptance into university at a young age.
03:00 - Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola
Blood, Fire
2/9 Starring Glenda Jackson. Passion is the theme of Dan Rebellato's dramatisation.
04:00 - Whispers
Series 2, Episode 3
3/6 Quiz about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe
04:30 - Huddwinks
Series 2, Dead Dames Don't Dance with Danger
4/6 Top American cop Bert Chisel is called in to solve a murder mystery for Scotland Yard.
05:00 - Chambers
Series 1, The American
5/5 The arrival of a star US lawyer prompts stuffy John Fuller-Carp to copy his sharp tactics.
05:30 - Nature Table
Series 1, Episode 1
1/6 Nature Table is Sue Perkins’ new comedy Show & Tell series about the natural world.
06:00 - Falco
Venus in Copper, Episode 5
5/6 The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.
06:30 - The Little Stamp that Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Joshua Levine charts the life of the 1-Cent Magenta, the most expensive stamp in the world
07:00 - HR
Series 1, A Leaving Party
5/6 Peter meets Sam on his way to a leaving party, but they get stuck in a lift.
07:30 - A Normal...
Love
Henry Normal returns for the third part in an occasional series. This time he tackles love
08:00 - The Goon Show
The Case of the Missing Heir
As a Dimberger, Neddie Seagoon sets out to dethrone a Heidelberger. Stars Spike Milligan.
08:30 - Round the Horne
Series 3, Episode 13
13/20 Kenneth Horne blows his own trumpet, plus Julian and Sandy's psychic gift of a second vada
09:00 - The News Quiz Extra
Series 28, Episode 6
6/8 A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Nish Kumar
09:45 - What to Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else
Series 1, Work
3/4 Looking at conventional living, Andrew Lawrence investigates full-time jobs.
10:00 - Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola
Blood, Fury
8/9 Fury by Martin Jameson. Train driver Jacques, has a terrifying desire to kill women.
11:00 - David Park - Keeping Watch

A surveillance cop is prepared to go far beyond his line of duty.
11:15 - Betrayal - The Trial of William Davidson

A play by Tanika Gupta based on the Cato Street conspiracy of 1820 and the ensuing trial.
12:00 - The Goon Show
The Case of the Missing Heir
As a Dimberger, Neddie Seagoon sets out to dethrone a Heidelberger. Stars Spike Milligan.
12:30 - Round the Horne
Series 3, Episode 13
13/20 Kenneth Horne blows his own trumpet, plus Julian and Sandy's psychic gift of a second vada
13:00 - Falco
Venus in Copper, Episode 5
5/6 The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.
13:30 - The Little Stamp that Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Joshua Levine charts the life of the 1-Cent Magenta, the most expensive stamp in the world
14:00 - Paul Murray - The Mark and the Void
Episode 7
7/10 Claude is broken-hearted and Paul meets a figure from his past who offers fresh hope.
14:15 - Friends & Foes - A Narrative History of Diplomacy
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Wrong Lessons
2/12 Professor David Rothkopf discovers how modern history has changed the face of diplomacy.
14:30 - MM Kaye - The Far Pavilions
Episode 12
12/20 Confronting the bigotry of a fellow officer lands Ash in trouble, and he is sent away.
14:45 - Philip Glass - Words without Music
Episode 2
2/5 Gaining a place at Juilliard, Philip Glass begins his music studies in earnest.
15:00 - Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola
Blood, Fury
8/9 Fury by Martin Jameson. Train driver Jacques, has a terrifying desire to kill women.
16:00 - The Museum of Curiosity
Series 8, Dodd, Fry, Jenner
2/6 John Lloyd and Sarah Millican welcome Ken Dodd, Dr Hannah Fry and Greg Jenner.
16:30 - Hopes and Desires
Series 1, Toad Squad
3/4 By Nick Warburton. Bitter at being retired prematurely, Reg goes on a mission.
17:00 - HR
Series 1, A Leaving Party
5/6 Peter meets Sam on his way to a leaving party, but they get stuck in a lift.
17:30 - A Normal...
Love
Henry Normal returns for the third part in an occasional series. This time he tackles love
18:00 - Orbiter X
Building the Space Station
12/14 Britton, McLelland and Hicks play along with Unity's plans to commandeer the space station
18:30 - Pioneers
Series 2, Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri
4/12 Clare English speaks to a pioneer of keyhole surgery.
19:00 - The Goon Show
The Case of the Missing Heir
As a Dimberger, Neddie Seagoon sets out to dethrone a Heidelberger. Stars Spike Milligan.
19:30 - Round the Horne
Series 3, Episode 13
13/20 Kenneth Horne blows his own trumpet, plus Julian and Sandy's psychic gift of a second vada
20:00 - Falco
Venus in Copper, Episode 5
5/6 The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.
20:30 - The Little Stamp that Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Joshua Levine charts the life of the 1-Cent Magenta, the most expensive stamp in the world
21:00 - David Park - Keeping Watch

A surveillance cop is prepared to go far beyond his line of duty.
21:15 - Betrayal - The Trial of William Davidson

A play by Tanika Gupta based on the Cato Street conspiracy of 1820 and the ensuing trial.
22:00 - A Normal...
Love
Henry Normal returns for the third part in an occasional series. This time he tackles love
22:30 - Irish Micks and Legends
Series 2, Diarmuid and Grainne
3/4 Aisling and Yasmine comicly rework the tale of famous young lovers Diarmuid and Grainne.
22:45 - Terry Alderton: More Crazy Now
Who's Dr Vet?
3/4 More delightful comedy nonsense from the mind of Terry Alderton.
22:55 - The Comedy Club Interviews
Alex Edelman (1/2)
From 10.00pm until midnight, seven days a week, the Comedy Club has two hours of comedy.
23:00 - Rudy's Rare Records
Series 1, Get Up, Stand Up
3/4 Grandad's part-time career as a DJ is in jeopardy.
23:30 - John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music
Series 2, Episode 2
2/4 John Shuttleworth invites Clare Grogan to sing his songs.
00:00 - Orbiter X
Building the Space Station
12/14 Britton, McLelland and Hicks play along with Unity's plans to commandeer the space station
00:30 - Pioneers
Series 2, Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri
4/12 Clare English speaks to a pioneer of keyhole surgery.
01:00 - Falco
Venus in Copper, Episode 5
5/6 The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.
01:30 - The Little Stamp that Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World

Joshua Levine charts the life of the 1-Cent Magenta, the most expensive stamp in the world
02:00 - Paul Murray - The Mark and the Void
Episode 7
7/10 Claude is broken-hearted and Paul meets a figure from his past who offers fresh hope.
02:15 - Friends & Foes - A Narrative History of Diplomacy
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Wrong Lessons
2/12 Professor David Rothkopf discovers how modern history has changed the face of diplomacy.
02:30 - MM Kaye - The Far Pavilions
Episode 12
12/20 Confronting the bigotry of a fellow officer lands Ash in trouble, and he is sent away.
02:45 - Philip Glass - Words without Music
Episode 2
2/5 Gaining a place at Juilliard, Philip Glass begins his music studies in earnest.
03:00 - Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola
Blood, Fury
8/9 Fury by Martin Jameson. Train driver Jacques, has a terrifying desire to kill women.
04:00 - The Museum of Curiosity
Series 8, Dodd, Fry, Jenner
2/6 John Lloyd and Sarah Millican welcome Ken Dodd, Dr Hannah Fry and Greg Jenner.
04:30 - Hopes and Desires
Series 1, Toad Squad
3/4 By Nick Warburton. Bitter at being retired prematurely, Reg goes on a mission.
05:00 - HR
Series 1, A Leaving Party
5/6 Peter meets Sam on his way to a leaving party, but they get stuck in a lift.
05:30 - A Normal...
Love
Henry Normal returns for the third part in an occasional series. This time he tackles love