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About BBC Radio 5 Live

Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 5 Live, which is the fifth most popular radio station in the United Kingdom with more than 5.2 million weekly listeners. 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 BBC Radio Five Live. In case of concurrent major sports events, the broadcaster’s sister station "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 brings more waves of morning shows to the listeners on weekdays, because from 6am, two presenters of the 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 station doesn't leave its listeners without a morning programme on the weekends either, thus on Saturday from 6am to 9am, and on Sunday from 7am to 10am breakfast shows are broadcasted.

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

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Contacts

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

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/5live
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)
E-mail: Every programme of the broadcaster 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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbc5live
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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bbcfivelive

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The broadcast is available on the traditional analogue radio way, and also by the digital solutions like DAB Digital Radio and DigitalTV, we recommend the online radio stream.
DigitalTV: Freeview: Channel 705, Freesat: Channel 705, Sky: Channel 0105
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News about BBC Radio 5 Live

Rick Edwards joins Rachel Burden for BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast
BBC Radio 5 Live has hired Rick Edwards to host its new breakfast show alongside Rachel Burden. The new-look 5 Live Breakfast will launch in November following Nicky Campbell’s move to a later slot. Rick, who currently guest-presents several shows on the station, said: “When it comes to 5 Live, I’m a long-time listener, first-time breakfast-show-presenter...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 01.09.2021
Hayley Hassall to host weekend overnights on 5 Live
Hayley Hassall has been appointed as the new presenter of the early morning weekend programme on BBC Radio 5 Live. Hayley will take listener calls through the night and react to the latest news on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 till 5am starting Saturday 11th September, replacing Jim Davis. A presenter for CBBC’s Newsround for the past twelve years, presenting live daily news to the nation’s young audiences...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 22.07.2021
MBE for Simon Mayo in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
Simon Mayo has been awarded an MBE for services to radio broadcasting in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021. The list demonstrates the extraordinary efforts made by individuals in all four nations of the United Kingdom during the pandemic. Also being recognised is Beverley Humphreys from BBC Radio Wales for her services to Community Cohesion and Broadcasting, Mark Robinson, founder of Prison Radio, for services to...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 11.06.2021
Vernon Kay to host Super Bowl LV on BBC Radio 5 Live
The Super Bowl is back on BBC Radio 5 Live for the first time in five years with a new show hosted by Vernon Kay. Live radio coverage of the showdown between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs begins this Sunday at 11pm on 5 Live and BBC Sounds. BBC One will also provide live TV coverage from 11.30pm. Vernon Kay, a frequent visitor to Super Bowl as a fan and broadcaster, is also a former player himself with the London Warriors. His last regular radio show was with Radio X four years ago but he’s also covering on BBC Radio 2 at the moment...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 08.02.2021
Adrian Chiles confirmed as Emma Barnett replacement
Adrian Chiles is the new permanent host of BBC Radio 5 Live’s weekday mid-morning show every Thursday and Friday from 10am to 1pm. He starts today (Thursday 7th January) following Emma Barnett’s move to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Naga Munchetty presents mid-mornings Monday to Wednesday. Adrian joined 5 Live at its launch in 1994 and has featured regularly across the schedule presenting everything from Wake Up to Money, to football and 5 Live Drive. He currently presents Chiles on Friday and Question Time Extra Time on Thursday evenings...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 07.01.2021
Three radio presenters confirmed for I’m A Celebrity
Vernon Kay, Victoria Derbyshire and Jordan North have been confirmed as contestants in this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North tweeted “The Cat’s out the bag….. It’s True!!!” after the news was confirmed on Sunday evening following days of speculation. He joins former Radio 1 and Radio X presenter Vernon Kay along with former 5 live host Victoria Derbyshire, both of which are well known for their television work. Vernon says: “I am hoping I can stay positive throughout it all. People will get fed up, bored and tired and I hope I can try and keep everything positive.” ...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 08.11.2020
UK radio stations set to cover US Election 2020
The biggest event of the year in US politics is set to be covered live by a number of radio stations in the UK this Tuesday. LBC, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and News Radio UK will all pause regular programmes for non-stop coverage from America. LBC’s special show starts at 10pm and will be in video as well as audio with Iain Dale and Shelagh Fogarty live from LBC’s new studios in Westminster. Tom Swarbrick will be live from the Election Hub at Global’s news centre in Leicester Square and Ben Kentish will swap Westminster for Washington, D.C. to provide the latest reaction and breaking news Stateside as the votes are declared...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 01.11.2020
Naga Munchetty replaces Emma Barnett at BBC Radio 5 Live
Naga Munchetty is taking over from Emma Barnett in the new year as host of the mid-morning programme on BBC Radio 5 Live. The well-known television presenter will be on-air Monday to Wednesday from 10am till 1pm after guest-presenting on the station over the summer. Naga has been a regular face on BBC Breakfast since 2009 and will continue on the programme alongside her work for 5 Live. Naga said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining the 5 Live team. I have always wanted to work more in radio and after such an enjoyable experience presenting on the station recently, I jumped at this opportunity...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 14.10.2020
All September football games to air free on radio
All September’s Premier League matches are available live on free-to-air national radio this year. The opening 28 fixtures are being shared between talkSPORT and BBC Radio 5 Live, and kicked off over the weekend with coverage on both stations. At talkSPORT, GameDay programming returns as Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend joins the talkSPORT Breakfast show for the full Premier League season to give all the latest news and insight from inside the Premier League. The station will once again broadcast matches live at 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm on Saturdays between September and May as part of the station’s GameDay coverage, fronted by Reshmin Chowdhury and including Adrian Durham, Faye Carruthers and talent from across the schedule.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 13.09.2020

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BBC Radio 5 Live's schedule19

00:00 - As Heard On BBC Sounds
19/09/2021
Highlights and what's new to listen to on BBC Sounds this week.
01:00 - Hayley Hassall
19/09/2021
Hayley Hassall with your calls and features through the night.
05:00 - The Sports Desk
19/09/2021
Unique insight into the biggest sports news stories and the human issues behind them.
05:30 - 5 Live Sport
5 Live Football Daily, 19/09/2021
The latest news and analysis from the Premier League, Football League and more. Join us!
06:00 - 5 Live Science
19/09/2021
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with science news stories and analysis.
07:00 - Sunday Breakfast
19/09/2021
The big weekend news and sports stories with Chris Warburton and Eleanor Oldroyd.
10:00 - Laura Whitmore
19/09/2021
Laura Whitmore eases you through the morning with guests in music, showbiz and politics.
12:00 - 5 Live Sport
5 Live Premier League Sunday, 19/09/2021
Steve Crossman looks ahead to today's Premier League football.
14:00 - 5 Live Sport
Premier League Football 2021-22, West Ham United v Manchester United
Live commentary of West Ham v Manchester United, plus Brighton v Leicester updates.
16:00 - 5 Live Sport
5 Live Premier League Sunday, 19/09/2021
Build-up to Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea in the Premier League.
16:30 - 5 Live Sport
Premier League Football 2021-22, Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea
Live Premier League football commentary of Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea.
18:30 - 606
19/09/2021
Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton.
20:00 - I'm Not A Monster
EP9 "The rest be damned" and EP10 "It’s all behind me now"
Sam changes her story. Why? And what has happened to Matthew and her other children?
21:00 - Stephen Nolan
19/09/2021
The day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.