• Slow Radio

    An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.

  • This Classical Life

    Saxophonist Jess Gillam is joined by a musical guest every week to swap tracks and share the music they love.

  • Music Matters

    The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters

  • The Verb

    Radio 3's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing and performance

  • Drama of the Week

    Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

  • Arts & Ideas

    Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.

  • The Radio 3 Documentary

    Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.

  • Between the Ears

    Celebrating 20 years of innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers

  • The Essay

    Leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week - insight, opinion and intellectual surprise

  • Music Planet: Road Trip

    Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.

  • Classical Fix

    Our podcast has moved! To subscribe to our new feed, search for “Classical Fix” and click on the pic of Clemmie’s face.

  • Geoffrey Smith's Jazz

    Geoffrey Smith's Jazz does exactly what it says on the tin: a weekly selection of tracks through which Geoffrey Smith shares his passion for jazz from a personal perspective

  • Record Review Podcast

    An edited version of the regular Building a Library slot where guest experts review available recordings of a work from the classical music repertoire and give a recommendation.

  • The Shakespeare Sessions

    Is he the world’s greatest playwright? Make up your own mind with these original, innovative productions & casts that would sell out the West End in minutes. Lend them your ears.

  • Time Travellers

    Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents a collection of quirky tales from the corners of history, exploring a different theme in each weekly episode.

  • Unplucked

    Composer and comedian Vikki Stone unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.

  • Modern Muses

    Creative collaborations in new music. A series where the world’s leading composers and performers explain how they cooperate in the creation of new work.

  • The Choir - The Choral Interview

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews performers about their choral passions. The Choir programme broadcasts every Sunday at 4pm, exploring all things choral, with performances and...

  • Radio 3 Breakfast Carol Competition

    The final shortlist of winning carols in the Breakfast Christmas Carol Competition. Composed by listeners, a setting of a poem by Susan Hill specially written for Radio 3

  • Commonwealth Connections

    World music from the Commonwealth countries for BBC Radio 3’s World on 3, Fridays. Musicians, sportspeople and cultural figures introduce music recorded on location.

  • Britten 100

    Britten 100. Highlights from Radio 3’s Britten centenary weekend in Aldeburgh with special features, interviews and on location reports recorded in Suffolk.

  • The Lebrecht Interview

    Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field

  • A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects

    Mozart’s world rediscovered in objects of his time. Professor Cliff Eisen looks at Mozart’s world through objects that were close to him. From BBC Radio 3.

  • In Tune

    Interviews with 2010 Proms Artists from Radio 3’s In Tune programme broadcast Monday to Friday from 5 to 730pm Presented by Sean Rafferty and Petroc Trelawny. Weekly on Friday evenings from July 23rd until September 10th.