• 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 Essay

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

  • The Verb

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

  • Drama of the Week (feat. POD PLAYS)

    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 and Ideas

    The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

  • The Radio 3 Documentary

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

  • The Listening Service

    Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works

  • Music Matters

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

  • In Tune Highlights

    Highlights from BBC Radio 3’s In Tune - featuring interviews with guests from the world of music and the arts. In Tune is presented by Sean Rafferty and Katie Derham.

  • Time Travellers

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

  • The Shakespeare Sessions

    Immerse yourself in Shakespeare’s world. We bring you Shakespeare’s great plays, plus conversation and documentaries to help you discover more about the Bard’s life and work.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • The Proms Podcast

    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

  • 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.