A number of new commissions for BBC Radio 4 have been revealed at an event in London on Monday night with BBC Director General Tony Hall and station Controller Gwyneth Williams.
Sioned Wiliam has been appointed as the new Commissioning Editor for Comedy, BBC Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra.
BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra have partnered with NPR in America to broadcast the TED Radio Hour from January.
Radio 4 Extra is to broadcast all of the US podcast show Serial, produced by WBEZ Chicago, starting this weekend.
A ten hour production of War and Peace with John Hurt and Lesley Manville will dominate New Year's Day on BBC Radio 4.
BBC Radio 4 Extra is to end the Children's Hour segment on a weekday afternoon because the average age is 60.
The winners of the All In The Mind Awards, which were launched to mark the programme’s 25th anniversary, have been announced.
BBC Radio 4 has recruited Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones and Patrick Stewart to read out archive radio bulletins from 1944.
Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech will be broadcast in its entirety to a global audience by BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service.
David Attenborough is to launch a new feature on BBC Radio 4 called Tweet Of The Day, prior to the Today programme.