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BBC Radio 3

Classical, jazz, world music, drama, documentaries, features… and light in the darkness.
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Facts and stats

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio network operated by the BBC. Its output centres on classical music and opera, but jazz, world music, drama, culture and the arts also feature.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
FormatClassical
Most playedYannick Nézet-Séguin & The Philadelphia Orchestra, Steve Reich, Caroline Shaw & Attacca QuartetRadiomonitor
Launched30 September 1967
OwnerBBC
Former namesThe Third Programme
The Third Network

Contact BBC Radio 3

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

Social media

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Latest news stories

BBC Radio 3 announces Autumn/Winter programming for 2018
BBC Media Centre - published 6 September 2018, 12.25pm bst
BBC Radio 3 Announces 'Late Junction' Festival for 2019
BBC Media Centre - published 31 August 2018, 10.40pm bst

People

Alan Davey Controller
Aled Jones Presenter
Alyn Shipton Presenter
Andy Kershaw Presenter
Brian Kay Presenter
Catherine Bott Presenter
Charles Hazlewood Presenter
Claire Martin Presenter
Donald Macleod Presenter
Fiona Talkington Presenter
John Shea Presenter
Katie Derham Presenter
Les Pratt Producer
Louise Fryer Presenter
Lucie Skeaping Presenter
Martin Handley Presenter
Matthew Sweet Presenter
Max Reinhardt Presenter
Michael Berkeley Presenter
Norman Lebrecht Presenter
Petroc Trelawny Presenter
Rhian Roberts Digital Editor
Rob Cowan Presenter
Sara Mohr-Pietsch Presenter
Sarah Walker Presenter
Steve Bowbrick Interactive Editor
Susan Rae Presenter
Suzy Klein Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios

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