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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All episodes (16)

  • Omid Djalili & Chart The Week 28 Aug 14

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    The standup comic and actor Omid Djalili talks about his autobiography, working with Russell Crowe on Gladiator and his best Brad and Angelina anecdote. And, a run-down of the top five news stories shared across social media during the last seven days in Chart The Week

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  • Charlie Higson & the Moan In 27 Aug 14

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    27 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

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Available:
    26 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

    Duration:
    110 mins

    Available:
    25 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

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Available:
    21 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

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    20 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

    Duration:
    79 mins

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    19 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

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Available:
    18 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

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Available:
    14 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

    Duration:
    34 mins

    Available:
    13 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

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Available:
    12 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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  • Dr Steve Peters and Bacon's Theory 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    Dr Steve Peters, the psychiatrist who has helped the likes of Sir Chris Hoy and Ronnie O' Sullivan to reach the pinnacle of their chosen fields, talks about how to control your inner self and why he couldn't manage to work his magic with the England World Cup squad in Brazil. In Bacon's Theory Dr Helen Czerski on her new BBC TV series the SUPER SENSES: The Secret Power of Animals and What a Wonderful World author Marcus Chown

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  • Justyn Larcombe & Tim Dowling 7 Aug 14

    Thu, 7 Aug 14

    Duration:
    36 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Tony Livesey sits in for Richard. Justyn Larcombe on the gambling addiction that led him to lose his home, family and £75,000. He speaks frankly about checking his bets while in an abulance with his sick son on the way to hospital. Tony also talks to Guardian columnist Tim Dowling on how to be a husband, but not necessarily a good one.

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  • Jimmy Wales, Donovan Bailey & Moan In 6 Aug 14

    Wed, 6 Aug 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Tony Livesey sits in for Richard. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on transparency, authenticity & crowd sourcing; sprinter Donovan Bailey on his mother's battle with dementia; and Dave Vitty joins Tony for the Moan In.

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  • Richard Madeley & TV Review 05 Aug 14

    Tue, 5 Aug 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    He's one half of TV's most famous presenting couple and RICHARD MADELEY is back with his second novel 'The Way You Look Tonight'. The TV review looks at THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF on BBC1 and KIDS WITH CAMERAS: DIARY OF A CHILDRENS WARD on ITV.

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  • Richard presents from the Imperial War Museum

    Mon, 4 Aug 14

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    Richard Bacon is live at the Imperial War Museum on the centenary of Britain's entry into the First World War. His guests include Sir Max Hastings, author of Catastrophe: Britain Goes To War, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo and is given a tour of the new First World War gallery by historian Laura Clouting and gallery designer Roger Mann.

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