Radio 3 Maria Friedman on bridging the gap between the Queen Vic and the Old Vic News post details 5:02 PM, 25 January 2016 The star of stage and soap talks about Radio 3 in Concert, EastEnders, and the differences between acting for television and acting on stage Too many plummy accents on Radio 3? "I do want more voices from around the country” admits station boss News post details 1:30 PM, 01 October 2015 Alan Davey says the accusation that there are too many south-east accents on the classical music station is “a little unjustified” but agrees there is room for improvement How good a deal did the BBC strike? News post details 10:43 AM, 07 July 2015 Yes, the Government has struck a hard bargain with the BBC. But don't worry too much, writes Ben Dowell, it's not all doom and gloom and at least the Corporation has some form of financial stablity Arts Council boss Alan Davey appointed the new controller of Radio 3 News post details 2:12 PM, 26 September 2014 “It is an honour to be asked to lead this wonderful institution and to renew it for the digital age," says Davey Radio 3 controller and director of BBC Proms Roger Wright announces departure News post details 3:40 PM, 24 March 2014 The 57-year-old is leaving the BBC to take up a post as Chief Exeuctive of Aldeburgh Music in early September The best film themes ever? Where's Jaws, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park and James Bond? News post details 1:33 PM, 27 September 2013 Tim Glanfield gets a little bit angry (for a minute) about a Radio 3 poll result... Composer of the Week host Donald Macleod: I’m one of the world’s great bluffers News post details 4:31 PM, 29 July 2013 The Radio 3 series is its oldest and most popular, but Macleod says he’s always felt a “huge disadvantage” compared to his musically trained colleagues Benedict Cumberbatch on fame, science and his new Radio 3 play, Copenhagen News post details 2:50 PM, 11 January 2013 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: we talk to the Sherlock star as he tackles Michael Frayn's modern classic with Simon Russell Beale and Greta Scacchi BBC to devote a year of programming to Benjamin Britten centenary in 2013 News post details 1:36 PM, 11 September 2012 A 12-month line-up of radio, television and BBC Proms performances will mark the 100th anniversary of the British composer's birth Jim Broadbent on his love affair with radio News post details 9:00 AM, 10 June 2012 "It's the whole eclectic range that appeals to me - the comedies, the dramas, the documentaries, the news, everything really"