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.
Tue, 10 Dec 13
30 days remaining
On today’s Daily Bacon podcast Richard talks to Franz Ferdinand about their latest album, and there’s the TV review with Boyd Hilton from Heat magazine and Rebecca Nicolson from the Guardian.
Mon, 9 Dec 13
29 days remaining
Michelin two-star chef Michel Roux Jr explains the art of French cuisine. Plus Kevin Fong & Simon Watt discuss some of the week's science news stories in Bacon's Theory.
Thu, 5 Dec 13
25 days remaining
Kangeroo Dundee aka Chris "Brolga" Barnes talks to Sam about his BBC 2 series; Boardwalk Empire actor Jack Huston talks about his West End role and 'Chart The Week' with Times columnist Tim Montgomerie and journalist Samira Shackle.
Wed, 4 Dec 13
24 days remaining
On today's Daily Bacon podcast Sam Walker talks to Harry Judd from McFly and Matt Willis from Busted who have joined forces to form a new band called McBusted. She also chats to one of our most well loved actors, Felicity Kendall.
Tue, 3 Dec 13
23 days remaining
On today’s Daily Bacon podcast with Sam Walker we talk to historian Suzannah Lipscomb about her new programmes on potentially dangerous household items in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. There’s also our weekly TV review with Boyd Hilton and Sam Wollaston.
Mon, 2 Dec 13
22 days remaining
Comedian & presenter Patrick Kielty chats about hosting the search for comic talent in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award. Plus Richard learns the art of remembering as the UK hosts the World Memory Championships; and Yan Wong & Helen Arney discuss the week’s science news in Bacon’s Theory.
Thu, 28 Nov 13
18 days remaining
Richard talks to Professor Anthony King, about his latest book which he has co-written with Ivor Crewe, called The Blunders of our Governments, which looks at political mistakes and mishaps over the last three decades from the poll tax to the Millennium Dome. And he counts down the top news stories of the last seven days in Chart The Week with David Wooding, associate political editor of The Sun, and blogger and Daily Mirror columnist, the Fleet Street Fox.
Wed, 27 Nov 13
17 days remaining
On today’s Daily Bacon podcast Sam Walker talks to author Jeremy Scahill about his new book on US foreign policy. And she chats to Mark Lewisohn, the Beatles biographer.
Tue, 26 Nov 13
16 days remaining
On today’s Daily Bacon podcast Richard talks to the legendary ex editor of Blue Peter, Biddy Baxter. She reveals her favourite on air moments and what it was like to work on the show for so many years. There’s also our weekly TV review.
Mon, 25 Nov 13
15 days remaining
Richard is joined by the government's food adviser Henry Dimbleby as he talks to teachers, parents & pupils at Rotherhithe Primary School in south London in a special programme examining government plans to offer free school meals to all primary school pupils in England. Plus Adam Rutherford & Anjana Ahuja answer science questions in Bacon's Theory
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