Tag: bbc radio 5 live
Comments made on BBC Radio 5 live’s Fighting Talk by panelist Bob Mills at the weekend have resulted in an apology from the BBC.
BBC Radio 5 live has been nominated for three gongs in the Freesat Awards, including best digital radio channel for 5 live Olympics Extra.
Primal Scream will perform live at BBC Radio 5 live’s Big Day Out 2013 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.
Former BBC Radio 1 duo Colin and Edith are being re-united to host a new weekend show on BBC Radio 5 live, about babies.
Sunday 24th February 2013 marks the last ever BBC radio programme to be broadcast from Television Centre in London.
BBC Radio 5 live has signed a new four-year racing deal, meaning every single race will be available live on BBC Radio.
Jonathan Wall has been appointed as Controller of BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra, taking up the post immediately.
BBC Radio 5 live’s regular overnight schedule beginning Monday has been replaced by a number of pre-recorded programmes instead of Up All Night.
The three upcoming Ice Hockey Olympic final qualifiers in Riga, Latvia will be covered live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra in February.
Former BBC Radio 5 live controller Adrian van Klaveren is be be appointed Editor of the Great War project at the BBC.
Anna Foster will replace Aasmah Mir as the new permanant co-host on BBC Radio 5 live’s afternoon drive-time programme, with Peter Allen.
BBC Radio 5 live Olympics and Paralympics Co-ordinator Chessie Bent has joined indie production company USP Content as Director of Production.
Acting Director General of the BBC Tim Davie has announced that 5 Live controller Adrian Van Klaveren is to step down from his role.
Real Radio XS breakfast jock and former Key 103 host Mike Sweeney is teaming up with Woman’s Hour presenter Jane Garvey for a Radio Review of 2012.
A number of presenters on BBC Radio 5 live are returning to the area they were brought up in to reflect on local changes.
Colin Murray is to present a brand new monthly cycling magazine show from this Friday during 5 Live sport.
BBC Radio 5 Live has appointed Jonathan Wall as Acting Controller whilst Controller Adrian Van Klaveren takes on a new role for two months.
One of BBC Radio 5 live’s longest serving presenters Aasmah Mir is leaving the station to explore other opportunities.
Nick Clegg will host a special one-off show with Shelagh Fogarty next month as part of the BBC Radio 5 live Octoberfest line-up.
Trevor Dann and John Ryan have teamed up to produce a special programme on 5 live all about radio.
Medal-winning experters will complement the commentary team covering the London Paralympics on BBC Radio 5 live.
BBC Radio 5 live and Radio Sheffield will be covering Octoberfest 2012 – a free three-day local festival.
For the first time, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio 5 live’s Men’s Hour will air together.
Cambridge University’s Dr Chris Smith and his fellow Naked Scientists are returning to 5live.
BBC Radio 5 live’s epic weekend of live radio from the Olympics has been limited to a UK audience only because they were broadcast from the Olympic Park.
However, programmes from the venue on Radio 2 and Radio 4 have now been given the green light to stream abroad.
The BBC’s temporary digital station to cover the Olympics has launched this morning across the UK.
BBC Radio 5 live olympics extra is using capacity on the BBC’s national multiplex, made available by reducing the quality of sister stations including BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4.
In the week before the start of the Olympics, Radio 5 live breakfast presenter Nicky Campbell will be testing what effect a banned substance has on athletic performance – by taking it.
Nicky will see what effect the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine (MHA, also known as DMAA) has on sprinting, rowing and cycling.
BBC Radio 5 live presenter Mark Chapman’s interview with former Yorkshire and England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott came to an abrupt end last night after Geoffrey announced he was going to watch CSI.
The end of the conversation with Mark Chapman and Michael Vaughan was caught on webcam too, as you can watch below.
BBC Radio 1′s Dave Vitty is joining 5 live for the Kids Guide to the Olympics.
He’ll host two shows on Saturday 7th and 14th of July and attempt to answer all the questions kids have about the Olympic Games.
BBC Radio 5 live presenter Richard Bacon is moving to BBC Radio 2 for the duration of the Olympics, RadioToday.co.uk can reveal.
He’ll host an evening show with Zoe Ball whilst 5 live roll out a special schedule of sport.