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A.Dot will take over from Crawford's weekday afternoon slot in October. Sarah-Jane Crawford quits BBC to work in LA Fans need to be quick if they want a chance to see the singer's concert.. Sam Smith is playing a Radio 2 gig next week Little Britain star joins comedian Stuart Goldsmith for in-depth podcast - and you can listen here first. Has success brought Matt Lucas happiness? Radio presenter defends himself: "Fat chavvy mums with their boobs out on buses isn't a good look." BBC DJ suspended for breastfeeding jibes The station's DJs will host performances from First Direct Arena on October 17. BBC Radio 1Xtra Live for Leeds this October On-demand service hits the milestone within the space of a month. BBC iPlayer Radio downloads top 1 million The much loved entertainer passed away at her Spanish home on August 1. BBC announces Cilla Black tribute shows DJ added 343,000 listeners in the three months to the end of June and Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper is "delighted". Grimshaw Radio 1 show regains listeners Johnnie Walker's 2013 interview with the late entertainer will be repeated at 10pm. BBC Radio 2 will air Cilla tribute tonight Ray Winstone, Jason Connery and Clive Mantle return for the one-off episode. Robin of Sherwood is back as a radio play Interview: Miles Jupp talks to Digital Spy about the BBC's future, plus taking on acting on stage and on the big screen. News Quiz's new host hopes BBC survives "Never underestimate the power of good radio - it provides a soundtrack to our lives." BBC radio boss defends Radio 1 and 2 "Concerns have been raised that the BBC behaves in an overly commercial way." BBC Radio 1 and 2 attacked by government The cult (mostly) Scottish series originally aired on Channel 4 at the turn of the 1990s. Sketch show Absolutely returning on Radio 4 BBC Radio 1 DJ says his former colleague "needs" to be back on the radio. Greg James excited about Chris Moyles return Commercial radio's chart show will keep its traditional Sunday afternoon spot. The Big Top 40 will remain on Sundays BBC Radio 1 DJ says he will be "hamming it up" when he takes on the Chart Show this week. Greg James: Friday perfect for Chart Show Today programme stalwart is trading in the early-morning grillings for a new roving correspondent's role. James Naughtie leaving Radio 4's Today show Half-hour comedies come from Hugh Dennis, Jon Holmes, Mitch Benn and Kevin Eldon. Audible to broadcast five pilot sitcoms The DJ is reportedly making a return to morning radio in the autumn. Chris Moyles 'to host XFM breakfast show' 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