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The two-time Oscar winner left acting to pursue a career in politics in 1992. Glenda Jackson is returning to acting The broadcaster will start her new show on BBC Radio Manchester this weekend. Stephanie Hirst returns to radio The professor's lecture will mark the 100th anniversary of Einstein's theory of relativity. Stephen Hawking to give Reith Lecture The comedian first appeared as a panellist on the quiz show in 2009. Miles Jupp to host Radio 4's News Quiz The BBC Radio 1 DJ says that the station is funded for 15-29-year-olds. Nick Grimshaw was meant to drop listeners With the Taylor Swift flap firmly in the past, Apple's round-the-block music service readies launch. Zane Lowe's Apple Music launch gets date The BBC Music radio family will share their musical loves on the Elbow frontman's new programme. Guy Garvey fronts iPlayer exclusive show The three-hour show will cover new pop music and number one songs. Cel Spellman will host new Radio 1 show The DJ replaced Lowe after he left the station to join Apple back in February. Mac 'terrified' at taking over from Lowe Beats 1 will be hosted by DJs including Zane Lowe, formerly of the BBC. Radio 1 'not scared' of Apple radio Rivals including Netflix and Sky are pulling audiences to alternative services. BBC iPlayer figures drop for third month Frank Skinner's comedy discussion show will return to BBC Radio 4 for a second series. Frank Skinner's Radio 4 show renewed "Though I'm happy that her tummy's growing / A DJ that we love is going." Listen to Chris Martin's Fearne Cotton song Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith and others say farewell to Fearne Cotton on Radio 1. Fearne Cotton leaves R1: Stars pay tribute Foo Fighters and Kodaline are among the musical guests to wave goodbye. Fearne Cotton hosts final Radio 1 show The breakfast DJ attracts his lowest audience yet, while Radio 1's listenership is at its smallest since 2003. Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 show slumps Ex-Top Gear host will make his first appearance on the BBC since being axed. Clarkson to go on Chris Evans BBC show She will be interviewing celebrity guests including Louis Walsh and Craig Revel Horwood. Kate Thornton joins Magic Radio Hollywood actor stars alongside Adrian Lester in Audible's new thriller AMOK. Rafe Spall discusses power of audio dramas The six-part audio series produced in 2012 is to air for the first time this month. Baker returns to Doctor Who in radio drama Four producers are reportedly following Zane Lowe from BBC Radio 1 to Apple. Apple poaches more BBC Radio talent "I feel sad but I think it's the right moment," the comedian says of her exit. Sandi Toksvig has quit The News Quiz One Direction's Niall Horan is among those paying tribute to the late broadcaster. Tributes as BBC Radio host dies, aged 33 Former Big Brother housemate Adele Roberts will host the early breakfast show. BBC Radio 1 announces lineup changes The rock outlet will not renew its contract with Arqiva on D1. TeamRock quits traditional radio Actor reunites with Sherlock's Louise Brealey for My Dear Bessie. Listen to Cumberbatch in Radio 4 drama Conchita Wurst will take part in a special interview on the pop-up digital radio service. BBC Radio 2 Eurovision returning to DAB The continuity announcer, who also voices Strictly, leaves Radio 2 after 28 years. BBC Radio 2 announcer Dedicoat to leave Danny Leigh tries to explain the influence and innovation of Twin Peaks. Twin Peaks documentary for BBC Radio 4 Will the charts continue to stay in the public's consciousness with the new move? Why Chart Show move is the end of an era Greg James will present the show every Friday between 4pm and 6pm from this summer. Official Chart moving to Fridays The DJ says there are "more relevant, up-and-coming artists" station should play. Mills: 'Radio 1 shouldn't play Madonna' The BBC station's live sessions will drop from 250 to 160 per year. Radio 1 announces live music cuts The ex-Westlife singer will host a new show on Saturdays from 12-2pm. Kian Egan joins Heat Radio presenting team Rock icon will return to the station for a weekly Friday night programme. Iggy Pop to host weekly BBC 6 Music show The singer says the decision was "so discriminatory and unfair". Madonna was "shocked" by Radio 1 snub Comedian will host a new weekly show featuring opinions and humour. Russell Brand returns to XFM on Sunday Mac says she is proud to be the first woman to do the weekday evening slot solo. Annie Mac on her new Radio 1 slot The producer thanks Lowe in a post on his Instagram feed. Mark Ronson 'owes' Zane Lowe his career DJ says "nothing has changed" since Greg Dyke called Radio 1 "hideously white" in 2001. Nihal hits out at 'all white' BBC Radio 1