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Seriously...

Seriously...

Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.

Six O'Clock News

Six O'Clock News

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4

Start the Week

Start the Week

Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday

Sunday

Sunday

A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week

Saturday Live

Saturday Live

Radio 4's Saturday morning show brings you extraordinary stories and remarkable people.

Scientifically...

Scientifically...

Home of the best science programmes from BBC Radio 4, from the ingenuity behind everyday objects to the biggest questions facing our planet. Released weekly, this podcast is introduced by Dr. Alex Lathbridge.

Short Story

Short Story

Brand new stories, from today’s best writers written exclusively for Radio 4 – the home of the Short Story Radio 4 is the world’s leading commissioner of new short stories. Expect excellent writing from the hottest names offering compelling snapshots of the way we live now, produced by the experts behind the BBC National Short Story Award and other in-house readings teams.

Short Cuts

Short Cuts

Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.

Sideways

Sideways

Best-selling author Matthew Syed explores the ideas that shape our lives with stories of seeing the world differently.

Soul Music

Soul Music

Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact

Sneakernomics

Sneakernomics

We follow in the footsteps of mavericks, hustlers and dreamers, who've made, and been made, by trainers. We hear their tales of boom and bust, fame and infamy, hope and heartbreak

Saturday Review

Saturday Review

Presenter Tom Sutcliffe and guests offer sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events

Smart Consumer

Smart Consumer

Spending and stuff from the team at You and Yours.

Science Stories

Science Stories

Surprising stories from the history of science told by Naomi Alderman and Philip Ball.

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

Acclaimed writer and journalist Jon Ronson relates his startling journey into the lives of the shamed - people ruined by a badly worded tweet or a work faux pas – in 6 episodes of 15 minutes each.

Sweet Reason

Sweet Reason

Evan Davis presents a series in which he looks for reasonable ways to address the most divisive of issues.

Shared Experience

Shared Experience

Fi Glover hosts a series in which her guests discuss things they have in common.

Self Drives: The Trabant

Self Drives: The Trabant

Will Self goes on a 700-mile road trip in a Trabant, the iconic East German car.

Self Drives: Maxwell's Equations

Self Drives: Maxwell's Equations

Will Self goes on a 600-mile road trip from Edinburgh to Cambridge on the trail of physicist James Clerk Maxwell, who pioneered the theory of electromagnetic waves

Self Orbits CERN

Self Orbits CERN

Will Self goes on a 50-kilometre walking tour of the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, just outside Geneva.

Seven Ages of Science

Seven Ages of Science

A history of science in Britain from the Restoration to the present day. Weaving science back into everyday life, Lisa Jardine shows how the concerns of the scientist are the concerns of us all

Scott Mills and Chris Stark

Scott Mills and Chris Stark

Scott Mills and Chris Stark kick start the weekend with lots of laughs and entertainment. Just what you want on a Saturday morning! With your texts, tweets and calls.

Sport’s Strangest Crimes

Sport’s Strangest Crimes

New series out now from Sport's Strangest Crimes: Allen Stanford - The Man Who Bought Cricket. Money laundering, the FBI, drug cartels, Ponzi schemes, extra marital affairs, off shore banks, and of course some cricket. For the past 12 months, Greg James has been trying to find out who exactly is Allen Stanford.

Stacey Dooley

Stacey Dooley

Award-winning documentary maker Stacey Dooley meets people from all walks of life and hears their fascinating stories. Got a story to share? Get in touch via email: stacey@bbc.co.uk or use the hashtag #staceydooleypodcast =============================== Series 1 - Stacey Dooley Revisits Stacey Dooley reconnects with some of her most memorable interviewees from a decade in TV to answer the question she is asked most often: "Where are they now?" Series 2 - Stacey Dooley: Fresh Starts From learning to read later in life, to swapping the nine-to-five for fighting crime... Stacey uncovers the stories of people who are making a fresh start, to find out about the highs and lows of starting over. Series two is now available exclusively on BBC Sounds.

Stumps, Wheels and Wobblies

Stumps, Wheels and Wobblies

The BBC’s Para-sport podcast with reporter and former Paralympian Kate Grey, actor Ruth Madeley and 2016 competitor Hannah Dines - getting the inside track with some of Britain’s leading Para-sport stars.

Surrogacy: A Family Frontier

Surrogacy: A Family Frontier

Dustin Lance Black, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and activist, explores attitudes towards surrogacy. He shares his own journey to have a child, with husband Tom Daley, through surrogacy. Lance explores the personal, scientific, financial and legal aspects of surrogacy. He talks to women who are surrogates, hears the experiences of straight and gay intended parents who have built a family via surrogacy and raises concerns about the current surrogacy laws in the UK. He asks ‘why are some people uncomfortable with surrogacy?’. Lance meets anti-surrogacy campaigners and visits one of the US’s leading reproductive clinics in California which specialises in surrogacy and has clients from all over the world. A six-part podcast series for BBC Radio 5 Live.

Searching for Salah

Searching for Salah

Nick Garnett tells the untold story of one of the Premier League’s most exciting footballers, Mo Salah – the man who flew so high in his debut season at Liverpool before injury hampered his Champions League and World Cup hopes. As a new season dawns, it explores whether success is more important on the pitch, or off it, and asks what next for the man with the Golden Boot?’

Strictly Come Dancing: The Official Podcast

Strictly Come Dancing: The Official Podcast

Joe Sugg and Kim Winston share the latest backstage action on the UK’s favourite dance competition. Subscribe now for post-show reactions and exclusive interviews.

Switch Off with Konnie Huq

Switch Off with Konnie Huq

Konnie Huq’s guests go cold turkey on social media for a week, and reflect on the experience. Did it change the way they saw the world? Will they go back?

Susan Calman's Mrs Brightside

Susan Calman's Mrs Brightside

Susan invites friends over for a cheerful look at depression.

Sportshour

Sportshour

Live Saturday morning global sports show with reports, debate and humour.

Science in Action

Science in Action

The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

Stumped

Stumped

The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.

Sporting Witness

Sporting Witness

The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history

Sportsworld

Sportsworld

Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.

Spitfire: The People’s Plane

Spitfire: The People’s Plane

Before a plane could save a country, the people had to build it. This is the story of a beautiful and deadly icon of resistance, built and flown against extraordinary odds.

Space

Space

A collection of radio documentary programmes broadcast on the BBC World Service, with one thing in common – space.

Sopel's Soapbox

Sopel's Soapbox

Follow this year’s extraordinary US presidential race with the BBC’s Jon Sopel in Washington.

Six Routes To A Richer World

Six Routes To A Richer World

How can you make it in the global economy? Meet those who have made it & those trying.

Scottish Football Podcast

Scottish Football Podcast

Keep up to date with Scottish football with the BBC Scottish football podcast. Breaking stories and insights into our national game.

Stark Talk

Stark Talk

Join Edi for the interview series which often treads where others wouldn't dare!

Scotland Outdoors

Scotland Outdoors

A topical guide to life in the Scottish outdoors.

Sacked in the Morning

Sacked in the Morning

From transfer windows to formations, from man-management to getting the sack. Craig Levein and Amy Irons explore what it takes to survive as a football manager.

Scoff The Ball

Scoff The Ball

The tastiest podcast around, Tam Cowan chats his way round Scotland discovering the people and foods that have turned the country into a proud food nation.

Sportscene Podcast

Sportscene Podcast

All you need to know about Derbyshire sporting matters. With Ed Dawes and Chris Coles.

Scarlett Moffatt Wants to Believe

Scarlett Moffatt Wants to Believe

Scarlett Moffatt attempts to uncover the truth... but can she convince her non-believer boyfriend Scott? A podcast from BBC Radio 1. Presented by Scarlett Moffatt and Scott Dobinson and co-created by Scarlett Moffatt.

Stories in Sound

Stories in Sound

Radio Ulster brings together some of the best radio documentaries from UK and Irish broadcasters.

Steve Wright’s Big Guests

Steve Wright’s Big Guests

Daily highlights from Steve Wright's afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Featuring chat with top showbiz guests.

Sound of Cinema

Sound of Cinema

Matthew Sweet's weekly look at music for the screen.

Slow Radio

Slow Radio

An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow. Listen to the sounds of birds, mountain climbing, monks chatting as you go about your day. A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.

Sound of Gaming

Sound of Gaming

Radio 3's regular jaunt into the latest, brightest and best gaming soundtracks.

Sound of Dance

Sound of Dance

Katie Derham explores the relationship between music and dance in a variety of genres.

Saturday Classics

Saturday Classics

A personal view of classical music from a range of presenters. Authored, themed mini-series and one-off programmes offer a chance to share the musical interests of the presenters.

Stori Tic Toc

Stori Tic Toc

Cyfres o straeon i blant bychain. A series of stories for young children.

Siarad Moel: Podlediad Aled Hughes

Siarad Moel: Podlediad Aled Hughes

Aled Hughes yn mynd at wreiddyn moel straeon difyr rhai o Gymry’r byd. Aled Hughes gets to the root of the stories which have shaped people's lives.

Siarad Secs

Siarad Secs

Lisa Angharad a'i gwesteion yn siarad am ryw a rhywioldeb mewn ffordd agored a gonest. Popeth yn Gymraeg! Mae'r podlediad yma'n trafod themâu o natur rywiol ac yn cynnwys iaith gref.

Sesiynau Radio Cymru  gyda Cerys Matthews

Sesiynau Radio Cymru gyda Cerys Matthews

Cerys Matthews yn dewis ei hoff sesiynau o 40 mlynedd o Sesiynau BBC Radio Cymru.

Straeon i Blant

Straeon i Blant

Straeon i’r plant lleiaf gan rai o awduron blaenllaw Cymru ar gael i’w lawrlwytho i wrando arnyn nhw unrhyw bryd. Stories aimed at children under 9. From BBC Radio Cymru

Screen 6… with Edith Bowman

Screen 6… with Edith Bowman

In our occasional Screen 6 Specials, Edith Bowman speaks to some of the most celebrated figures from the world of film about the music that inspires them. From BBC 6 Music

Songs To Live By

Songs To Live By

Songs To Live By celebrates Black culture through the music we love. Host Vick Hope is joined by two guests from different generations to share songs that have shaped them.

Slide In with Snoochie, Kaz and Jordan

Slide In with Snoochie, Kaz and Jordan

Snoochie Shy gets 5 figure offers in her DMs for feet pics. We're not joking. Sometimes guys ask to buy her old trainers so they can lick them clean. Trust us when we say it goes down in the DMs. Shy's inviting you to slide into her podcast alongside Kaz Crossley, Jordan Hames and celebrity guests talking about the stuff they're usually not allowed to talk about. No topic is off limits, it's is a no judgement zone, so share your DM dilemmas and wildest stories with us at slidein@bbc.co.uk

Spòrscast

Spòrscast

"Spòrs, ionadail, nàiseanta agus eadar-nàiseanta fon phrosbaig. A spotlight on the world of sport.

SpeakGaelic

SpeakGaelic

Podcast for Gaelic learners presented by John Urquhart. This series is aimed at beginners. Podcast airson luchd-ionnsachaidh na Gàidhlig air a lìbhrigeadh le Iain Urchardan.

Sunday Supplement

Sunday Supplement

Political news, discussions and analysis, plus a round-up of the Sunday papers with our guest reviewers.

Scrum V Rugby

Scrum V Rugby

Gareth Rhys Owen with the latest Welsh rugby news and views.

Shreds: Murder in the dock

Shreds: Murder in the dock

A young woman is murdered in a frenzied knife attack. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen…

Sunderland AFC Podcast

Sunderland AFC Podcast

All you need to know about Sunderland AFC from BBC Radio Newcastle’s Simon Pryde and Nick Barnes.

Shakespeare's Restless World

Shakespeare's Restless World

Making a selection of objects from the British Museum and collections across the UK, Neil MacGregor uncovers the stories they tell about Shakespeare's world.

Sport and the British

Sport and the British

Clare Balding presents a 30-part series charting how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport

Sex, Drugs & Lullabies

Sex, Drugs & Lullabies

Amanda White and Natalie Glanvill talk through their struggles tying to conceive and hear from others talking honestly and openly about their fertility challenges in a podcast with both hope and despair in equal measure. Each week we will chew the fat over everything. Originally broadcast on BBC Radio Humberside. ***Contains strong language and adult conversation.*** You can contact Natalie and Amanda fertility@bbc.co.uk or Twitter @sexdrugslullaby.

Sky Blues Fancast

Sky Blues Fancast

The Coventry City stars who shaped your love of the Sky Blues. Simon, Lorna and Tom meet the people who shaped the Premier League era and the ups and downs of life at the Sky Blues.

Solent Non League Football

Solent Non League Football

A weekly round-up of the non-league football scene across the Solent region

Scottish Legends XI

Scottish Legends XI

Scottish Football’s famous names pick their greatest XI.

Something to Think About

Something to Think About

Join Ben Faulks for the assembly series for children aged 5 to 7 - including a story, song, a reflection / prayer and opportunities for discussion. Something to Think About can be used to fulfil the statutory requirement for a daily act of Collective Worship in primary schools.

Steve N Allen’s Week

Steve N Allen’s Week

The best of Steve N Allen’s daily sketches from the BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show…and other stuff

Sport at Six - Manchester City

Sport at Six - Manchester City

Jimmy Wagg brings you all the latest gossip from Manchester City. Tuesday evening from 6pm to 7pm is the time to air your views too. To contact the team, ring 0161 228 2255, text 81333 MANC, or email at manchestersports@bbc.co.uk. And you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter.