Radio 4 postpones Stephen Hawking lectures
BBC Radio 4 has today confirmed that the broadcasts of the BBC Reith Lectures with Professor Stephen Hawking have been postponed.
In a statement, the BBC says: “Unfortunately Thursday’s recording of the BBC Reith Lectures with Professor Stephen Hawking is no longer going ahead as he is unwell. We are postponing the broadcast of the lectures on Radio 4 and are liaising with Professor Hawking and his team about the next steps once he is better.”
Professor Hawking was set to record the lectures this Thursday 12 November in London and they were due to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 starting on Tuesday 24 November.