Welcome to Friends of Radio 3's websiteFoR3 is a listeners' group independent of Radio 3 and the BBC.
Campaigning for a return to Radio 3’s high artistic and intellectual standards after the BBC's ruinous policy of so-called 'popularisation' (or 'trivialisation') over the past decade.
For technical reasons, we cannot update our news page at the moment. Please refer instead to our Facebook page for the latest information.
Looking ahead ~Sunday 9 March, 2pm: The Early Music Show marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of CPE Bach (almost to the day), featuring some new CDs; and Piers Adams is joined by Christopher Hogwood to learn how Berlin, Hamburg and other cities around Bach's native Germany are celebrating the year. Details.
Feb 24: Thesis - Antithesis - SynthesisIs Radio 3 trying to attract a new listenership - and failing? Or is it trying not to alienate its current audience - and failing? And who really gives the orders - the BBC Trust or the Controller? More ....
AnnouncementsRadio 3 listings: You can download a printable file of Radio 3's programmes each week, in two columns, or three to reduce the number of pages. Bookmark this page - it's usually updated on Friday evenings. Andrew Slater's blog also has direct links to the iPlayer which function once the programme has been broadcast.
Blogging: Marketing psychology or the noble art of getting the right answers from your questions.