How the new BBC radio schedules could look thanks to John Whittingdale

As the Government publishes its White Paper on the corporation's future, Eddie Mair reveals a secret draft schedule for Radio 4


Amid what I understand are heated charter renewal negotiations between the BBC and the Government, there are suggestions that Culture Secretary John Whittingdale might like a say in the scheduling of BBC output.


Of course, I didn’t believe a word of that until I was passed this document – it appears to be a draft schedule for Radio 4…


Eddie Mair presents PM, Sat, Mon—Fri 5pm, and iPM, Sat 5.45am, 5.30pm, both Radio 4