The Radio 4 \"UK Theme\" at 5.30am is a collection of UK folk songs, carefully interwoven to produce a great piece of music with which to start the day.
It has been around for 33 years, and was created by Fritz Spiegl, an Austrian who came to the UK in 1939.
The new controller of Radio 4 wishes to get rid of the UK Theme so Radio 4 can broadcast some extra news in this slot.
We believe that the UK theme is something that makes Radio 4 the one of the greatest radio stations in the world, and for that reason it should be saved.
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