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Letter: Commercial radio at the BBC

Sir: While Radio 3's as well as Radio 4's innovations are under the spotlight, may I ask why practically every item on the "On Air" programme nowadays has to be preceded or followed by a BBC commercial?

Commercial broadcasters of classical music (or of what passes for it these days) at least refrain from such continuous, blatant and, if one regular listener's reaction is anything to go by, ultimately self-defeating, self-advertisement.


London N3