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The BBC deserves its declining audience figures

6 August 2023

5:00 PM

6 August 2023

5:00 PM

So, the figures are in. The total weekly audience for BBC Radio 2 has dropped by a million in the last three months. Those are the three months, significantly, since the somewhat rushed and awkward departure of its biggest draw, the immaculate and imperturbable Ken Bruce.

Radio 4 has likewise managed to lose 1.3

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