Other sites of interest

British Comedy And Drama Website

British Comedy and Drama

Established in 1996 and initially concentrating solely on radio comedy, the site has expanded to include television with drama in a section of its own. It is run by a long-standing member of the radio circle.

Diversity Website


In depth coverage of radio drama, with extensive contacts with writers and production staff. It is run by a long-standing member of the radio circle.

Saturday Night Theatre Website

Saturday Night Theatre

A website dedicated to the long running series of plays under the 'Saturday Night Theatre' strand. It has extensive information, including what is known to exist and what is missing. It is run by a long-standing member of the radio circle.

BBC Genome Project

BBC Genome

Over 5 years ago the BBC undertook the mammoth task to digitise the London edition of the Radio Times, starting in 1923 and running through to 2009, when the BBC website had established its own archive of schedules. A compelte set of magazines was a scanned and Optical Character Recognition employed to extract the listings text. The resultant database can be searched and has speeded up research work.

BBC Radio 4 extra

BBC Radio 4extra

The sister station to Radio 4, formerly known as BBC 7/Radio 7. This specialises in archive material and extending content on Radio 4, and the radio circle has supplied a number of programmes for re-broadcast.

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

The BBC World Service recently made parts of their audio archives accessible on-line and asked the public to help identify programmes. Radio Circle members have provided significant amounts of data and returned recordings missing from the archive.