Congratulations to LSM’s Sioned Wiliam as she is named BBC Radio 4’s new comedy commissioner.

Previously ITV’s comedy controller, Sioned will replace Caroline Raphael who left the BBC last year after 31 years at the company.

Sioned will be responsible for commissioning more than 180 hours of comedy per year, involving everything from sketch shows to sitcoms to quizzes. During her time at ITV, she was responsible for commissioning series such as Cold Feet and was recently a producer on Yonderland for Sky One.