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)

  • Charlie Higson & the Moan In 27 Aug 14

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    52 mins

    30 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

    62 mins

    29 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

    110 mins

    28 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

    76 mins

    24 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

    51 mins

    23 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

    79 mins

    22 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

    63 mins

    21 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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  • Laura Mvula, Nigel Planer and Chart the week 14 Aug 14

    Thu, 14 Aug 14

    65 mins

    17 days remaining

    Richard talks to singer Laura Mvula about stage fright, playing the Albert Hall and being friends with Prince, plus Nigel Planer talks to us about remembering his friends Rik Mayall and Robin Williams.

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  • Ja Rule & The Moan In 13 Aug 14

    Wed, 13 Aug 14

    34 mins

    16 days remaining

    Ja Rule, one of the most successful rap artists of all time talks to Richard Bacon, and The Moan In with Mark Watson.

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  • Michael Palin on Robin Williams & TV reviews 12 Aug 14

    Tue, 12 Aug 14

    63 mins

    15 days remaining

    Comedians Michael Palin and Peter Richardson remember Robin Williams. One of Britain's most influential architects Graham Stirk on his work which includes the "cheesgrater" and 1 Hyde Park in London. Boyd Hilton from Heat Magazine, and The Guardian's Rebecca Nicholson on the weeks TV, including Tumble and Executed.

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