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 (6)

  • John Lydon & Drug Law reform? 09 Oct 14

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    59 mins

    17 days remaining

    Dan and Sarah are joined by former frontman and lyricist of The Sex Pistols John Lydon to discuss his new book 'Anger is An Enemy'. And 5Live Listener Neil Woods asks 'is it time to reform Britains drugs law?'

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  • Dermot O'Leary & Click Live 08 Oct 14

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    79 mins

    16 days remaining

    Dan and Sarah talk to X-Factor host Dermot O'Leary about the music that makes up the soundtrack to his life. Plus they delve into the digital world with Click Live, looking at smartwatches, coding and EE's attempts to get into the TV market.

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  • Harry Leslie Smith, Rio Ferdinand & TV 07 Oct 14

    Tue, 7 Oct 14

    68 mins

    15 days remaining

    Sarah and Dan speak to RAF veteran Harry Leslie Smith, former England International Rio Ferdinand and review this week's TV.

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  • Stephen Fry, Lynda Bellingham & Mark Thomas 06 Oct 14

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    58 mins

    14 days remaining

    On Sarah and Dan's Extra Edition - the actor and TV presenter Stephen Fry on his book "More Fool Me", the third book in his autobiographical series. He talks extremely honestly about his dependency on cocaine. The actress Lynda Bellingham who has terminal cancer - explains why she wants the option to stop chemotherapy. And the comedian and political activist Mark Thomas.

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  • Piers Morgan, TV Reviews & Moan in 24 Sep 14

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

    69 mins

    2 days remaining

    On his final 5 live show, Richard speaks to Piers Morgan on his time at CNN. Also TV reviews, the Moan In, and a look back on the highlights of Richard's time at 5live.

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  • Toby Jones 23 Sep 14

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    36 mins

    1 day remaining

    Toby Jones is one of the country's most versatile actors, with acclaimed screen roles including Alfred Hitchcock, Truman Capote & Dobby the house elf. He chats to Richard about his latest role playing Neil Baldwin - a former circus clown who became Stoke City's kit man -- in the new BBC2 drama Marvellous.

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