Daily Bacon

Daily Bacon

The best interviews and chat from Richard Bacon's afternoon programme on BBC Radio 5 live. Featuring a broad variety of guests from the fields of news, sport and entertainment. You can also watch Richard's show live from the studio at the 5 live website, Monday to Thursday, 2pm to 4pm.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Dynamo & TV Reviews 02 Sep 14

    Tue, 2 Sep 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    TV illusionist Dynamo explains why his new series of Magician Impossible could be his last. Plus Kevin O'Sullivan & Boyd Hilton review the week's TV highlights, including The X Factor, Educating the East End, Castles in the Sky and Gems TV

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  • Tamzin Outhwaite, Rachel Allen & Bacon's Theory 01 Sep 14

    Mon, 1 Sep 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    On the Daily Bacon podcast today - Tamzin Outhwaite on her new role in "Old Tricks", TV chef Rachel Allen on her sugary sweet new book, and on Bacon's Theory, we talk about altering memories, and the ten competition finallists hoping to make a Star Trek-style medical tricorder

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  • Omid Djalili & Chart The Week 28 Aug 14

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    The standup comic and actor Omid Djalili talks about his autobiography, working with Russell Crowe on Gladiator and his best Brad and Angelina anecdote. And, a run-down of the top five news stories shared across social media during the last seven days in Chart The Week

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  • Charlie Higson & the Moan In 27 Aug 14

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    A British Pakistani woman shares her experience of attitudes towards the sexual exploitation of children in the wake of the Rotherham case. Plus Charlie Higson of Fast Show fame on his musical past - and writing zombie fiction for young readers. And best-selling author Mike Gayle joins Richard for the Moan In.

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  • Richard Osman & TV Reviews 26 Aug 14

    Tue, 26 Aug 14

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    Pointless co-host Richard Osman explains why he's stepping out from behind the desk and fronting his own new quiz show Two Tribes. Plus Boyd Hilton & Kathryn Flett discuss the Emmys & review the pick of the week's TV, including Doctor Who, Prom Crazy, Stammer School & Hotel India.

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  • Attenborough tributes, Ben Earl & Bacon's Theory, 25 Aug 14

    Mon, 25 Aug 14

    Duration:
    110 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Lord Puttnam & Anthony Haas pay tribute to their late friend Richard Attenborough; illusionist Ben Earl on the art of deception; plus Adam Rutherford & Yan Wong discuss some of the big science stories of the moment in Bacon's Theory

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  • Live from the Edinburgh TV Festival 21 Aug 14

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    Richard talks to some of the most powerful people in British TV at the Edinburgh Television Festival. His guests include BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen, his ITV equivalent Peter Fincham, Sky Director of Entertainment Channels Stuart Murphy, Channel 4's Chief Creative Officer Jay Hunt and the president of Endemol Tim Hincks.

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  • Live from Edinburgh, referendum debate 20 Aug 14

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Richard is live in Edinburgh with a special referendum debate. His guests include Ian Rankin, Rory Bremner and Ricky Ross. Plus there's music from Willy Vlautin, and Tim Key and Tony Law talk about their shows at the Fringe Festival.

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  • Live from Edinburgh & TV Reviews 19 Aug 14

    Tue, 19 Aug 14

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    It's day two of Richard's residency in Edinburgh, and on the podcast, he's talking to the two first ladies of this year's fringe, Pamela Stephenson, and Nancy Dell'ollio. John Lloyd, the man behind Spitting Image, Blackadder and QI also joins Richard, plus all the TV reviews.

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  • Live from Edinburgh & The Moan In 18 Aug 14

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Richard Bacon live from the Edinburgh Fringe with comedians Eddie Pepitone, Daniel Sloss, Romesh Ranganathan, Kerry Godliman and Francesca Martinez. Plus Pub landlord Al Murray judges a live audience Moan In.

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