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Clara Amfo will take over from Fearne Cotton as host of Radio 1's live lounge. Clara Amfo to take over as Live Lounge host Broadcaster, who is expecting her second child, will depart Radio 1 after ten years on the airwaves. Fearne Cotton leaves Radio 1 after 10 years The broadcaster's on-demand service receives 343 million requests in January. BBC iPlayer enjoys best month on record Official Charts Company looks into moving chart announcement date after rule changes. Radio 1 Sunday Chart Show could move Taylor Swift will make an appearance on Nick Grimshaw's breakfast show tomorrow. Ed Sheeran to co-host Grimshaw's show Mark Strong will star in BBC Radio 4's adaptation of Harold Pinter's Victory. Mark Strong joins BBC 4 Harold Pinter play Outgoing Radio 1 DJ says that the BBC was the "best place I've ever worked in my life". Zane Lowe on leaving BBC for Apple The station says that playlisted songs are "chosen on musical merit" alone. Radio 1 denies banning Madonna over age Catfish's Nev Schulman talks to DJ Gabby Sanderson. Listen to Propaganda on Xfm's anniversary Annie Mac will take over the DJ's weekday evening show, starting on March 9. Zane Lowe leaving BBC Radio 1 Broadchurch actor speaks for 60 seconds without repetition, hesitation or deviation. David Tennant rules at Just a Minute Sports Radio is among a list of proposed stations to be licensed by Ofcom. Kelvin MacKenzie to launch TalkSport rival The station had an average reach of 2.1 million in the last three months of 2014. BBC Radio 6Music hits 2 million listeners The former England batsman will be a regular guest during the upcoming World Cup. Kevin Pietersen joins BBC 5 Live team Danisnotonfire and AmazingPhil will be among the stars for anti-bullying specials. YouTube vloggers for BBC Radio 1 specials Foo Fighters 'Something From Nothing' is played unedited at 7.55am. Nick Grimshaw show in trouble over 'f**k' The DJ tells listeners he is "in the middle of a prostate issue". Chris Evans having prostate cancer tests James also says he has turned down presenting "a million" TV clip and panel shows. Greg James: 'I've been picky with TV projects' Radio 2 Country will run for four days in March on DAB, featuring special performances. Radio 2 to launch country music station Former Radio 1 DJ says he will no longer produce YouTube videos. Chris Moyles reassures fans: 'I'm busy' Harvey launches vehement attack against "commercial poo bag station" Radio 1. Brian Harvey attacks BBC Radio 1 Vanessa Feltz was forced to keep broadcasting while the DJ rushed to work. Chris Evans 30 mins late for Radio 2 show Gaming: Rise of the Cyber Athlete will be broadcast this Thursday on Radio 5 Live. BBC 5 Live asks: 'Is gaming a sport?' Brydon calls up to give listeners a double dose of Ken Bruce action. Rob Brydon returns as Ken Bruce on Radio 2 The Pulp frontman will return in March after a year-long sabbatical. Jarvis Cocker returning to 6Music Charlotte Riley, Aisling Loftus and Ellie Kendrick are up for Best Actress. BBC Audio Drama Awards finalists revealed John Barrowman and Christine Bleakley will host weekly shows on Magic Radio. Magic Radio signs Barrowman and Bleakley Former PM was concerned by the "extravagance" of BBC spending. Margaret Thatcher considered BBC ads The BBC Radio 4 comedy series will come to an end on Christmas Eve. Listen to Cumberbatch in Cabin Pressure A host of musicians attempt to put together a radio jingle in the clip. Watch Lorde and Diplo in Triple J sketch The DJ records a cameo in the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett adaptation. Hear Nick Grimshaw in Good Omens Top Gear star on the inevitability of ending up at Swindon's Wyvern Theatre. James May on Zombie Claus panto role BBC Radio 1Xtra's Clara Amfo will take over as host of the Radio 1 show. Jameela Jamil leaves Official Chart Show Goldstein & Cundy take on Hoddle & Waddle's 'Diamond Lights' for charity. We get the lowdown... talkSPORT's Goldstein & Cundy turn popstars Broadcaster becomes the first choice to stand in for Evans when he is on holiday. Sara Cox is official Chris Evans stand-in James Harvey, Isabel Greenberg & Sean Phillips draw Gaiman & Pratchett's characters. Artists interpret Radio 4's Good Omens Sarah Koenig-hosted podcast will air on BBC Radio 4 Extra from Sunday (December 7). Serial will be broadcast on Radio 4 Extra Richard Ayoade and Noel Fielding will also feature in the one-off sketch. Chris Morris radio sketch to air on 6 Music I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue scorer Samantha is alleged as a "sexual object". Radio 4 investigated over 'sexist' character The ten-hour adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel will air in full on New Year's Day. John Hurt for War & Peace on BBC Radio 4