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)

  • James Blunt & Chart The Week

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    52 mins

    27 days remaining

    Richard is joined by James Blunt who talks about his new album and trolls on social media. Plus Chart The Weeek.

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  • Martin Freeman & The Moan In 16 Apr 14

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

    48 mins

    26 days remaining

    Richard speaks to Martin Freeman about his new TV series Fargo, plus the Moan in with stand-up comedian Justin Moorhouse

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  • Val McDermid & Bacon's Theory 14 Apr 14

    Mon, 14 Apr 14

    73 mins

    24 days remaining

    Crime novelist Val McDermid on her modern reworking of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and trying to raise money to build a state of the art morgue. Bacon's Theory with Dr Yan Wong and Dr Helen Czerski with cyborg Neil Harmisson on how he hears colours.

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  • 10th April. Lord Digby Jones and CTW

    Thu, 10 Apr 14

    60 mins

    20 days remaining

    Richard is joined by one-time UK Trade and Investment Minister Lord Digby Jones to preview his new programme Digby Jones: The New Troubleshooter which goes out on BBC 2 this evening. And former MP Lembit Opik talks to Richard about Nigel Evans, the former deputy speaker of the House of Commons, who was cleared today on all charges of rape and sexual assault at Preston Crown Court. He also hears from Radio 1 Chart show presenter Jameela Jamil about her BBC 3 documentary Porn: What's the Harm and looks back at the main news stories of the last seven days in Chart The Week.

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  • Jane Fallon, Alex Bellos and The Moan In 09 Apr 14

    Wed, 9 Apr 14

    62 mins

    19 days remaining

    Author & TV producer Jane Fallon on happy families. Alex Bellos on maths, Brazil and a life of numbers. Plus Nikki Fox joins Richard to judge listeners grumbles in the Moan In.

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  • Ian Hislop & TV Reviews 08 Apr 14

    Tue, 8 Apr 14

    74 mins

    18 days remaining

    Ian Hislop on his latest TV project, Ian Hislop's Olden Days, and TV reviews with Boyd Hilton and Emma Bullimore.

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  • Laura Bates & Bacon's Theory 07Apr 14

    Mon, 7 Apr 14

    48 mins

    17 days remaining

    Campaigner Laura Bates tells Richard about the 'Everyday Sexism Project' which she set up to catalogue examples of sexism towards women. Plus Mark Henderson and Helen Arney discuss some of the week's science news in Bacon's Theory.

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  • Michelle Collins & the Moan In 02 Apr 14

    Wed, 2 Apr 14

    46 mins

    12 days remaining

    Michelle Collins chats about her high profile roles in Coronation Street and EastEnders, and the transition from Walford to Weatherfield. Plus Jenny Eclair judges the quality of listener complaints in The Moan In.

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  • Martin Clunes & TV Reviews 01 Apr 14

    Tue, 1 Apr 14

    47 mins

    11 days remaining

    Actor and star of Doc Martin and Men Behaving Badly Martin Clunes joins Richard to talk about his new documentary which tells the story of an orphaned lion cub in Kenya, plus Boyd Hilton and Kevin O'Sullivan with a look at the week's television.

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  • Evgeny Lebedev and Bacon's Theory 31 Mar 14

    Mon, 31 Mar 14

    54 mins

    10 days remaining

    Evgeny Lebedev, owner of The Independent and London Evening Standard talks about his new venture, London's first 24-7 TV Channel, London Live. Plus, Bacon's Theory

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