British Council

Over the past 80 years, our radio programmes have been broadcast in over 40 countries around the globe. Since launching in China in 2012, millions of listeners across the country have tuned in to improve their English.?

You can listen to our programmes on Radio AM774 from 15.00 to 16.00 every Saturday and Sunday in China.?

Obla Air

Obla Air?is a radio drama series about a small, independent airline, featuring characters from different nations all speaking English.?

Aimed at 16-35 year-olds, the show helps you improve your basic English for social situations.?


WorldWords?gives you an insight in to contemporary British literature.?

Aimed at those with an?advanced level of English and literature students, each 15-minute programme features a UK-based poet or novelist reading an extract from their work. They then take questions from the presenter and an audience of international students.