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Radio 1 is to explore slow TV for the younger generation after partnering with BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit to launch Planet Earth II-themed programming.
The BBC plans to create a “Netflix of spoken word” using BBC Radio archives, director general Tony Hall will announce later today.
Richard Bacon could be set for a return to BBC Radio 2 as a weekly fixture after Sam Delaney’s Studio Sixty Billion scored an initial two-part order.
Andrew Marr, Jarvis Cocker and Kirsty Lang are among the BBC Radio talent to have urged the government to reconsider plans to put 60% of output out to tender.