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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.
Alan Smith (born 1966) is a presenter and newsreader on BBC Radio 4, who also appears on sister station Radio 4 Extra.
Alice Arnold (born 1962) is a British broadcaster and journalist.
Alternative comedy is a term coined in the 1980s for a style of comedy that makes a conscious break with the mainstream comedic style of an era but can also be found in cartoons.
Andrew Peach is a radio presenter in the United Kingdom.
Astley Jones is a newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 4.
The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC East is the BBC English Region serving Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, most of Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and northern Buckinghamshire.
The BBC Home Service was a British national radio station that broadcast from 1939 until 1967, when it became the current BBC Radio 4.
BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming, catchup, television and radio service from the BBC.
BBC Local Radio is the BBC's local and regional radio service for England and the Channel Islands, consisting of forty (40) stations.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.
BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.
BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station broadcasting archive repeats of comedy, drama and documentary programmes nationally, 24 hours a day.
BBC Radio 5, a BBC radio network, carried sport, children's and educational programmes from 1990 to 1994.
BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (also known as just 5 Live Sports Extra or 5 Live Extra) is a national digital radio station in the United Kingdom, operated by the BBC, and specialising only in extended additional sports coverage.
BBC Radio Norfolk is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Norfolk, broadcasting since 11 September 1980.
BBC Weather is the BBC's department in charge of preparing and broadcasting weather forecasts.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.
Brian Perkins (born 11 September 1943 in Wanganui, New Zealand) is a former senior newsreader on BBC Radio 4.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
Broadcasting House is the headquarters of the BBC, in Portland Place and Langham Place, London.
The Burghead transmitting station is a broadcasting facility near Burghead in Scotland for long wave and medium wave radio transmission that started service on 12 October 1936.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
Carlisle (or from Cumbric: Caer Luel Cathair Luail) is the county town of Cumbria.
Caroline Nicholls is a BBC Radio 4 newsreader.
Carolyn Brown was a BBC Radio 4 newsreader and continuity announcer.
CBC Radio One is the English-language news and information radio network of the publicly owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Charlotte Green (born 4 May 1956) is a British radio broadcaster.
Chris Aldridge is a continuity announcer and newsreader for BBC Radio 4.
Continuity or presentation (or station break in the U.S.) is a term used in broadcasting to refer to announcements, messages and graphics played by the broadcaster between specific programmes.
Coriona Kear Ware Corfield (born 1961 in Oxford) is a BBC Radio 4 continuity announcer and newsreader.
Cultural conservatism is described as the preservation of the heritage of one nation, or of a shared culture that is not defined by national boundaries.
David Miles (born 1954) is a British continuity announcer and newsreader on BBC Radio 4.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) is a digital radio standard for broadcasting digital audio radio services, used in many countries across Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.
In computer networks, to download (abbreviation DL) is to receive data from a remote system, typically a server such as a web server, an FTP server, an email server, or other similar systems.
The Droitwich transmitting station is a large broadcasting facility for long-wave and medium-wave transmissions, established in 1934 in the civil parish of Dodderhill, just outside the village of Wychbold, near Droitwich in Worcestershire, England.
East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
The FM broadcast band, used for FM broadcast radio by radio stations, differs between different parts of the world.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.
Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.
From Our Own Correspondent is a weekly BBC radio programme in which a number of BBC foreign correspondents deliver a sequence of short talks reflecting on current events and topical themes in the countries outside the UK in which they are based.
Front Row is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 that has been broadcast since 1998.
The Geneva Frequency Plan of 1975 (Aka "The Final Acts of the Regional Administrative LF/MF Broadcasting Conference (Regions 1 and 3) Geneva, 1975" or simply "GE75") is the internationally agreed frequency plan which was drawn up to implement the provisions of the Final Acts of the Regional Administrative LF/MF Broadcasting Conference (Regions 1 and 3) held in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1975.
The Greenwich Time Signal (GTS), popularly known as the pips, is a series of six short tones broadcast at one-second intervals by many BBC Radio stations.
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
Gwyneth Williams (born 14 July 1953) is the controller of BBC Radio 4.
Harriet R M Cass (born 4 February 1952) is a freelance broadcaster, best known for her work on BBC Radio 4 as a senior announcer, with responsibility for newsreading and continuity.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Iain Purdon is a retired newsreader from the BBC World Service.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
Jamie Owen (born 1967) is a Welsh journalist, broadcaster, writer and former BBC Wales Today presenter.
James "Jim" Lee (born 21 April 1953 in Nuneaton, England) is a freelance continuity announcer and newsreader on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service as well as providing links for BBC Radio 4 Extra.
Kathy Clugston (born 22 August 1969) is a Northern Irish newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra and the BBC World Service.
Laurie Macmillan (10 May 1947 – 8 October 2001) was a BBC Radio 4 newsreader and continuity announcer born in Aberdeen on the east coast of Scotland.
The letters of last resort are four identically worded handwritten letters from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the commanding officers of the four British ballistic missile submarines.
BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across television, radio and contribute to BBC Online.
This is a list of current and former programmes broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
In the United States, radio listenership is gauged by Nielsen and others for both commercial radio and public radio.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
In radio, longwave, long wave or long-wave, and commonly abbreviated LW, refers to parts of the radio spectrum with wavelengths longer than what was originally called the medium-wave broadcasting band.
Mark David Damazer, CBE (born 15 April 1955) is the Master of St Peter's College, Oxford, and a former controller of BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 7 in the United Kingdom.
Medium wave (MW) is the part of the medium frequency (MF) radio band used mainly for AM radio broadcasting.
Mehdi Raza Hasan (born July 1979) is a British political journalist, broadcaster and author.
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Moira Clare Ruby Stuart OBE (born 2 September 1949) is a British presenter, who was the first African-Caribbean female newsreader to appear on British television, having worked on BBC News since 1981.
Morning Sou’West was a regional programme broadcast in south west England as an opt-out from BBC Radio 4.
Neil Nunes (born 12 December 1980) (pronounced) is a British Jamaican continuity announcer and newsreader on BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom, and on the BBC World Service.
Neil Sleat is a newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 4.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
Northern Europe is the general term for the geographical region in Europe that is approximately north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Offshore radio is radio broadcasting from ships or fixed maritime structures.
The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.
Peter Ian Donaldson (23 August 1945 – 2 November 2015) was an English newsreader on BBC Radio 4.
Peter Jefferson (born May 1945)John Plunkett The Guardian, 15 September 2009 is a former BBC Radio 4 continuity announcer.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
A podcast, or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to.
Pope Benedict XVI (Benedictus XVI; Benedetto XVI; Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger;; 16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the United Kingdom from 16 to 19 September 2010 was the first state visit by a pope to the United Kingdom (Pope John Paul II made a pastoral, rather than state, visit to Great Britain in 1982).
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Radio 4 News FM was the BBC radio rolling news service that was on air during the first Gulf War from 16 January until 2 March 1991.
The Radio Academy Awards, started in 1983, were the most prestigious awards in the British radio industry.
Radio enjoys a large number of listeners in the United Kingdom.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
Radio Joint Audience Research Limited (RAJAR) was established in 1992 to operate a single audience measurement system for the radio industry in the United Kingdom.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
Redruth (Resrudh) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
A regional variation generally refers to times when a radio station or television station simultaneously broadcasts different programmes, continuity or advertisements to different parts of its coverage area.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
This article is about RNZ's domestic radio channel.
Rory David Morrison (5 August 1964 – 11 June 2013) was a newsreader and continuity announcer for BBC Radio 4.
Roundabout East Anglia was a BBC radio programme providing news and current affairs coverage for the East Anglia region of England during the 1970s.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
RTÉ Radio 1 (RTÉ Raidió 1) is the principal radio channel of Irish public-service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann and is the direct descendant of Dublin radio station 2RN, which began broadcasting on a regular basis on 1 January 1926.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
The Shipping Forecast is a BBC Radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Social conservatism is the belief that society is built upon a fragile network of relationships which need to be upheld through duty, traditional values and established institutions.
Southern England, or the South of England, also known as the South, refers roughly to the southern counties of England.
Sport on Four was a popular, long-running BBC radio sports programme aired on BBC Radio 4 between 30 April 1977 and 4 April 1998.
St Peter's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford and is located in New Inn Hall Street, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Susan Scott Rae (born 2 June 1956)Jonathan Rhys-Evans, Glasgow Herald, 18 April 1984 is a Scottish newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4 Extra.
P1 is a national radio channel produced by the Swedish public broadcaster Sveriges Radio.
Sycophancy is flattery that is very obedient, or an indication of deference to another, to an excessive or servile degree.
TalkTalk TV is a UK-based consumer television and video on demand service, operated by the TalkTalk Group.
Television Centre is a building complex in White City, West London that was the headquarters of BBC Television between 1960 and 2013.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Test Match Special (also known as TMS) is a British sports radio programme, originally, as its name implies, dealing exclusively with Test cricket matches, but currently covering any professional cricket.
The Archers is the world's longest-running radio soap opera.
The Daily Service is a short Christian church service, often from Emmanuel Church in Didsbury, Manchester, England, broadcast every weekday morning between 9.45 and 10.00 on BBC Radio 4 (long wave and DAB).
The World at One, or WATO ("what-oh") for short, is BBC Radio 4's long-running lunchtime news and current affairs programme, which is currently broadcast from 1.00 pm to 1.45 pm from Monday to Friday.
Today, or The Today Programme, is BBC Radio 4's long-running early morning news and current affairs programme, broadcast on Monday to Friday from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 7:00 am to 9:00 am on Saturday.
Today in Parliament is a British radio programme that covers the daily proceedings of the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), on BBC Radio 4.
Thomas John Sandars (born February 1976, St. Marylebone, London) is a continuity announcer for BBC Radio 4 and a newsreader for the BBC World Service.
Tony Whitby (c.1930 – 1975) was a British BBC Radio producer and Television current affairs editor who was Controller of BBC Radio 4 from 1970 to 1975.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy.
Vaughan Edward Savidge (born 6 June 1956) is a British freelance newsreader for BBC Radio 3, continuity announcer for BBC Radio 4, and formerly a newsreader the World Service.
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meter.
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.
Virgin Media Ireland is Liberty Global's telecommunications operation in Ireland.
The Westerglen transmitting station is a facility for longwave and mediumwave broadcasting established in 1932 at Westerglen Farm, 3 km south west of Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
White City is a district in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush.
Woman's Hour is a radio magazine programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom.
You and Yours is a British radio consumer affairs programme, broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Zebedee Soanes (born 24 June 1976), is an announcer and newsreader for BBC Radio 4, most notably of the Six O’Clock News, and a presenter for BBC Radio 4 Extra.