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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  • Johnny Marr & The Moan In 17 Sep 14

    Wed, 17 Sep 14

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Available:
    30 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

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Available:
    29 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

    Duration:
    71 mins

    Available:
    28 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

    Duration:
    68 mins

    Available:
    24 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

    Duration:
    73 mins

    Available:
    23 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

    Duration:
    56 mins

    Available:
    22 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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  • Kelly Brook and Bacon's Theory 08 Sep 14

    Mon, 8 Sep 14

    Duration:
    58 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Actress, model & TV presenter Kelly Brook discusses her career and talks about the realities of life in the public eye. Plus Marcus Chown & Dr Victoria Martin talk sunlight, neutrinos & particle colliders amid science discussion in Bacon's Theory.

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  • Gregory Porter, Police Bravery & Chart the Week 04 Sep 14

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    Duration:
    56 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Grammy-award winning jazz musician Gregory Porter chats to Sam Walker. Plus real life tales of police bravery with Ben Ando. Also Jim Waterson & Samira Shackle join Sam to count down the most shared stories online in Chart the Week.

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  • Joan Armatrading, Matthew Burrows & The Moan In 03 Sep 14

    Wed, 3 Sep 14

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    The singer songwriter Joan Armatrading on why she's embarking on her last world tour. Matthew Burrows has advised new US Presidents with intelligence reports called "Global Trends" which analyse what is likely to happen in politics, economics, society and technology all over the world. Also, Cherry Healey joins Richard for the Moan In.

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  • Dynamo & TV Reviews 02 Sep 14

    Tue, 2 Sep 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    TV illusionist Dynamo explains why his new series of Magician Impossible could be his last. Plus Kevin O'Sullivan & Boyd Hilton review the week's TV highlights, including The X Factor, Educating the East End, Castles in the Sky and Gems TV

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  • Tamzin Outhwaite, Rachel Allen & Bacon's Theory 01 Sep 14

    Mon, 1 Sep 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    On the Daily Bacon podcast today - Tamzin Outhwaite on her new role in "Old Tricks", TV chef Rachel Allen on her sugary sweet new book, and on Bacon's Theory, we talk about altering memories, and the ten competition finallists hoping to make a Star Trek-style medical tricorder

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  • Omid Djalili & Chart The Week 28 Aug 14

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    10 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:
    9 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:
    8 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:
    7 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:
    3 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:
    2 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

    Available:
    1 day 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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