New arts show to replace Midweek on BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 is to air two new arts programmes as part of changes to its schedule.
The station's long-running Midweek programme, fronted by Libby Purves, has been cancelled as a result of the changes.
The presenter will instead host a new monthly theatre show.
Purves said the new programme would "cover more fully the remarkable variety and adventurousness of British theatre around the country".
Interview series The 30-minute episodes will be broadcast once a month on a Saturday followed by a repeat during the week.
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