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BBC Radio 5 Live with more than 5.4 million weekly listeners is the fifth most popular radio station in the United Kingdom. The most important news source in the UK among the radio listeners’ community, as specialized BBC radio in broadcasting the breaking news of BBC News. Even solves the news-hunger of the United Kingdom-wide, decisive sized sports fan community by live sports coverings. Almost all major UK related sports events are covered by the BBC Radio Five Live. In case of concurrent major sports events, the BBC Radio 5 Live’s sister station, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra helps to follow multiple sports events at once. Further programmes in the schedule are interviews, phone-in talks, and weather reports.
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast brings more waves of morning shows to the listeners on weekdays, because from 6am two presenters of 5 Live Breakfast team pick the topics from national and international news and sports until 9am, when one of them takes over the air, and receives phone calls from the listeners and continues the discussion with them to 10am. In the season of Premier League, on Fridays from 8:30am to 9am Robbie Savage steps in for a half hour, with experts and celebrities of sports to warm-up the listeners to the weekend's sports events. The 5 Live's Saturday Breakfast and Sunday Breakfast start at 6am, as the weekdays' breakfasts, but ends at 9am without further phone-in discussions.
5 Live Breakfast presenters: Nicky Campbell, Clare McDonnel, Rachel Burden, Lisa McCormick, Geoff Lloyd, Tony Livesey, Eleanor Oldroyd, Ayo Akinwolere, Chris Warburton, Sam Walker, Steve Crossman.

BBC Radio 5 Live is available on the analogue way on 909 MW, 693 MW radio frequencies, and by the digital solutions to, we recommend the online radio stream.

DAB Digital Radio: BBC R5L

DigitalTV:
Freeview: Channel 705
Freesat: Channel 705
Sky: Channel 0105

BBC Radio 5 Live 's slogan: “First for breaking news, and the best live sport” “Live news. Live sport.” “The World Cup Station

Contacts

E-mail: Every programme on BBC Radio 5 Live has its own e-mail address. You can find the programmes, and their individual e-mail address, or contact options on the official BBC Radio 5 Live site – https://www.bbc.co.uk/5live

Postal address: Radio 5, BBC Broadcasting House, London, W1A 1AA, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 0808 590 9693 (Check your phone provider about actual call costs)

SMS: 85058 (Get informed by your network provider about SMS service costs)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbc5live
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bbc5live
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bbc5live
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bbcfivelive
Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/5live

Frequency: United Kingdom - 909 MW; 693 MW
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Audio: Radio industry unites to thank the NHS
Radio stations all over the UK came together to thank NHS workers during the coronavirus pandemic. A mass applause, coordinated under the #clapforourcarers hashtag on social media, showed the country’s gratitude to all the nurses, doctors, GPs, carers and many others working tirelessly to help fight the virus. Industry body Radiocentre encouraged stations from every corner of the UK to take part, with stations including Heart, Capital, LBC, Hits Radio, Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2 and 5 Live, and Nation Radio, encouraged their millions of listeners to join the applause at their windows, front doors and balconies...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 28.03.2020
BBC Radio 5 Live to take Radio London overnight shows
BBC Radio 5 Live will take BBC Radio London’s overnight shows for the foreseeable future In a bid to prioritise its resources, RadioToday can reveal. And as all other BBC local stations currently take 5 Live overnight, they will also relay the programmes of BBC Radio London instead. Dotun Adebayo is the weekday overnight host on BBC Radio London from 1am till 4am, but he is scheduled to move to 5 Live from April 5th. It is unknown at this stage what will happen at that point, but it is presumed Radio London will continue with live programmes around the clock for the foreseeable...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 20.03.2020
Roman Kemp and Greg James retain TRIC awards
Roman Kemp has retained the Radio Programme award for Capital Breakfast whilst Greg James is once again voted best Radio Personality at the TRIC Awards. It’s the second year in a row both radio presenters have won the same award – see last year’s article. Roman’s dad Martin Kemp surprised Roman for his award him by presenting it to him on stage. 5 Live’s The Peter Crouch Podcast won Best Podcast. Television & Radio Industries Club event was held the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Tuesday afternoon, which also handed out a number of awards for television programmes and personalities...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 10.03.2020
Audio and Radio Industry Awards 2020 – Winners
The winners at the Audio and Radio Industry Awards 2020 have been revealed at an event at the London Palladium. The BBC took home 17 awards including Emma Barnett for Best Speech Presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James for Best New Show, The 1Xtra Breakfast Show with Dotty forBest Music Breakfast Show and Elis James and John Robins for Funniest Show on BBC Radio 5 Live. Bauer Media radio brands were recognised on the night with Absolute Radio winning Gold for their coverage for Mental Health Awareness Week as well as their regional station Forth 1 who won Best Local Radio Show...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 04.03.2020
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radiotoday.co.uk - 25.02.2020
5 Live names Julie Cullen as new Managing Editor
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RAJAR Q4 2019: New record for digital radio listening
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Louise Cooper and Mickey Clarke to leave 5 Live
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06:00 - 5 Live Breakfast
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09:00 - 5 Live Breakfast
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Nicky Campbell takes your calls on the day's big story.
10:00 - The Emma Barnett Show
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13:00 - Nihal Arthanayake
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Nihal Arthanayake presents an afternoon of news, big name interviews and conversation.
16:00 - 5 Live Drive
01/04/2020
A round-up of the day's top news and sport with Tony Livesey and Sarah Brett
19:00 - 5 Live Sport
01/04/2020
The latest sports news and the biggest podcasts brought to you by 5 Live Sport.
21:00 - Sarah Brett
Rick Edwards
Rick Edwards with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.
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00:30 - Don't Tell Me The Score

Simon Mundie uses sport to explore life's bigger questions.
01:00 - Up All Night
Dotun Adebayo
Dotun Adebayo taking your calls through the night.
04:00 - Morning Reports
Petrie Hosken
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05:00 - Wake Up to Money
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