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)

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

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

    69 mins

    24 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

    23 days 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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  • John Bishop & Help! 22 Sep 14

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    62 mins

    22 days remaining

    Comedian John Bishop on supermarkets, keeping pet birds and his upcoming UK tour. And, for the final time, our experts are here to give you HELP.

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  • Bernard Sumner, Lee Child & Chart the Week 18 Sep 14

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    62 mins

    18 days remaining

    New Order & Joy Division's Bernard Sumner discusses the loss of his former bandmate Ian Curtis, his musical career & the split with Peter Hook. Author Lee Child on the latest in the Jack Reacher series. Plus a round up of some of the most shared news stories of the last seven days in Chart the Week.

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  • Johnny Marr & The Moan In 17 Sep 14

    Wed, 17 Sep 14

    49 mins

    17 days remaining

    Legendary Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr chats about his musical career, his role mentoring Oasis and his brand new solo album. Plus Dave Vitty judges the quality of listeners' complaints in the Moan In.

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  • Kathy Reichs & TV Reviews 16 Sept 14

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

    74 mins

    16 days remaining

    Author and forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs joins Richard to talk about her new book, Bones Never Lie, plus writing for television, and writing material with her children. Plus, in the TV reviews, Richard and the team look at Ireland's Lost Babies, Cilla, Glue and the Strain.

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  • Lenny Henry & Bacon's Theory 15 Sep 14

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

    71 mins

    15 days remaining

    Richard is joined by Lenny Henry, currently appearing in a production of Rudy's Rare Records at the Birmingham Rep. Plus, the last ever Bacon's Theory - with Dr Adam Rutherford and Anjana Ahuja

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  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, David Mitchell & Chart the Week 11 Sep 14

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    68 mins

    11 days remaining

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shares food advice for those with dietary allergies & intolerance. Best-selling author David Mitchell on the mid-life crisis, autism, Kate Bush & his new novel The Bone Clocks. Plus David Wooding & Nichi Hodgson join Richard to discuss some of the most shared news stories of the last seven days in Chart the Week.

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  • Sir Christopher Bland & Kate Mosse 10 Sep 14

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

    73 mins

    10 days remaining

    SIR CHRISTOPHER BLAND on writing his first novel at the age of 75 and his thoughts on the BBC's future. KATE MOSSE on her latest book The Taxidermists Daughter. This podcast also includes the Moan In.

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  • Sir Roger Moore & TV Reviews 09 Sep 14

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    56 mins

    9 days remaining

    Sir Roger Moore chats frankly about his long career in the movies, including his appraisal of his Hollywood co-stars and the Bond stunt that left him in flames. Plus TV discussion as Kevin O'Sullivan & Emma Bullimore review Celebrity Squares, All Creatures Great & Stuffed, The Secrets, and Houdini

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