Intelligent and challenging quiz games on BBC Radio 4. Featuring Round Britain Quiz, Counterpoint and Brain of Britain with Quiz Masters including Paul Gambaccini, Tom Sutcliffe and Russell Davies.
Clare Balding joins notable and interesting people for a walk through the countryside
Welcome to the chopped-up, looped-up, sped-up world of Recycled Radio, where old programmes are reused to explore a series of weighty subjects.
From Armstrong to Zappa - music documentaries from the Radio 4 archive.
Rugby Union Weekly is presented by Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care. Between the bickering and tangents they’ll bring you special guests and cover the biggest issues in the game, all from their mate Patrick’s living room. Regular guests include Billy Vunipola, Anthony Watson and Maro Itoje, while "celebrity" listeners include Sam Warburton, Ben Youngs and Wayne Barnes. Please keep leaving your ratings and reviews. As one said about us: "Don't know why, but it works..."
Colin Murray looks back at 90 years of sport on the BBC by unearthing classic commentaries and interviews from the BBC archives.
How the world should change after the coronavirus pandemic. Leading thinkers from across the globe give us their route maps to a better tomorrow.
Unapologetic in its queerness, crass with a whole lot of sass and dripping in bio-degradable glitter. Scarlett Moffatt and Baby Lame spill the tea, the whole tea and nothing but the tea on the world of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.
Rare and newly discovered interviews with music icons featuring Bob Marley, David Bowie, Adele, The Spice Girls, Public Enemy, Courtney Love and Iggy Pop.
Ricky Ross in conversation with some of our most admired songwriters and musicians.
Daily chat, nonsense and extra fun after every Radio 1 Breakfast With Greg James.
Join Radio 1’s resident film buff Ali Plumb for movie news, reviews and extra behind-the-screens fun.
Scott and Chris share your awkward, outrageous and often unacceptable stories off the back of their Radio 1 show. This is the podcast home to Innuendo Bingo, Superfan Steve and The Whooo Game, plus every Friday, in an exclusive for BBC Sounds, the boys go back through the archives to relive some of their funniest moments.
Ground-breaking and honest real-life stories that speak to you about your life, your world, and your issues. Reece Parkinson gets in-depth each week with documentaries made to challenge your thinking.
Drag Queens' Den is your weekly dose of fabulous queens from all over the scene, from RuPaul to Blackpool, via Liverpool, Pontypool and everywhere else in the country that doesn't rhyme with 'Paul'. Each week Glyn Fussell plays host to a studio of drag queens to guide our listeners on a journey around every aspect of UK Drag Culture from the glitz to the gutter, via the heights and the depths of drag debauchery. Guests in the studio include Michelle Visage, Jamie Campbell, Jodie Harsh, Raven Mandella and Tete Bang whilst the show also features famous 'Drag Addicts' including Olly Alexander, Jade Thirlwall, Sam Smith, Scarlett Moffatt, Beth Ditto and Melanie C. Glyn and his guests also play 'Dragony Aunt' to Radio 1 DJs including Greg James, Nick Grimshaw and Clara Amfo as they invite you to enter the murky fabulousness of the Drag Queens' Den.
Celebrating Radio 1's 50th Birthday, with radio shows made from archive material, and interviews with former Radio 1 DJs. Radio 1 Vintage was a 3-day radio station that aired on 30th September 2017.
The back-stop’s here? Bad puns with top political coverage from Northern Ireland. Red Lines brings you essential analysis and commentary by BBC NI’s politics team.
Real Talk is a podcast for women, by women and non-binary people. We’re constantly being told how to be, look and think, and it all can all get overwhelming. We have taken six key issues; racism, body image, sustainable fashion, mental health, relationships, and consent; that keep popping up on our news feeds every day. Along with a panel of journalists, influencers and policy changers, we’re going to try and break those down together. Presented by Gemma Bradley.
Downloads of Anderson Extra plus some of Gerry Anderson's classic podcasts. From BBC Radio Ulster's Remembering Gerry week
Remembering Seamus Heaney
In an extended podcast, Jo and Simon hear listeners' shameful secrets, including ones that were too shocking for radio! Plus more of listener’ letters from the Parish Notice Board and another archive story in ‘Confession From The Crypt’.
An edited version of the regular Building a Library slot where guest experts review available recordings of a work from the classical music repertoire and give a recommendation.
The final shortlist of winning carols in the Breakfast Christmas Carol Competition. Composed by listeners, a setting of a poem by Susan Hill specially written for Radio 3
Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews today’s composers exploring the relationship between their immediate environment and the music they write. From BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now, published on Sunday mornings.
BBC Radio 3 Opera guides
Maurice Ravel revealed through guides to his work and life. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Ravel Day, 7 March 2014.
Artists, musicians and composers introduce fifty key pieces of classical music composed between 1950 and 2000. As featured in the BBC Radio 3 programme, Hear & Now.
BBC Radio 3's Piano A to Z
The best of Radcliffe and Maconie; Intelligent music, conversation and a variety of guests. From BBC 6 Music
Nicola Heywood Thomas previews the best of the Welsh contemporary arts scene in her weekly round-up
Insight and analysis on Reading Football Club. Interviews with the manager, players and Reading legends plus goal action and previews of the club’s games. From BBC Radio Berkshire
Join Raj and Pablo for your fix of Bollywood movie chat and big star interviews.
Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt talk all things rugby league.