Essential Phil Williams

Essential Phil Williams

Entertaining chat and interviews covering sport, showbiz and news with Phil Williams, taken from his evening news show on BBC Radio 5 live.

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Recent episodes (7)

  • Bipolar Sunshine 22 July 14

    Wed, 23 Jul 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    Band Bipolar Sunshine perform two live tracks and talk to Phil about the music industry and racism in football.

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  • Back Row 21 July 14

    Mon, 21 Jul 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    Phil is joined by entertainment reporter Natalie Jamieson and radio presenter Alex James to discuss the week's entertainment news, including the last of the Monty Python live shows, Beyonce's involvement in the 50 Shades of Grey film and speculation that one of the Simpsons characters is to be killed off.

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  • Laura Tait and Jimmy Rice

    Thu, 17 Jul 14

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Authors Laura Tait and Jimmy Rice have scored a number one with their first ebook: "The Best Thing That Never Happened To Me." It's already hit the top of the iBook chart and it's now out in paperback. It's a rom-com following the characters of Alex and Holly - and it was written by the two authors in turn. They spoke to Phil Williams about their ideas for the book - and how they managed the writing process.

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  • David Gray 15 Jul 14

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    21 mins

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    20 days remaining

    Singer/songwriter David Gray talks to Phil Williams about the creative process behind his tenth album Mutineers - which included throwing furniture at his producer - and plays two songs from the album.

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  • Back Row 14 Jul 14

    Mon, 14 Jul 14

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Ed Sheeran topping the list of the most influential artists in the black and urban music scene & the best guitar riffs ever. Phil WIlliams, Colin Paterson and Jacqueline Springer with Back Row.

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  • Back Row July 7th 2014

    Tue, 8 Jul 14

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    Dr Who script leaks, Sherlock show announcements, loud films, new Pink Floyd album and the return of Cats. Phil Williams, Colin Paterson & Briggy Smales.

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  • World Cup Team Talk Jul 2nd

    Thu, 3 Jul 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Team Talk is back as the World Cup reaches the quarter final stage. 5 Live's CONNOR McNAMARA and our South America expert TIM VICKERY talk through the teams with Colin Paterson.

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