In full: James Purnell’s radio speech to the EBU

James Purnell, Director of Radio & Education, has delivered his keynote speech to the EBU’s Truth and Power Conference, with revelations on the future of radio. Continue reading

BBC Radio 3 falls silent after organ failure

Two minutes of dead air followed the live failure of the York Minster organ on BBC Radio 3 this week. The station was broadcasting live from the Cathedral for its Choral Evensong on Wednesday when the organ, and singing, faded out. After almost two minutes, an announcer apologised for the technical problem and went to […] Continue reading

BBC Radio wins Cricket World Cup 2019 rights

The BBC has secured radio commentary rights to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 for BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra and Radio 4 LW. Continue reading

Big City Radio in breach of Ofcom licence

Ofcom has put Big City Radio on notice and found it in breach of its licence for not providing enough locally-produced content. Continue reading