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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All episodes (14)

  • Team Talk 25 MAR 15

    Wed, 25 Mar 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    5 live's Conor McNamara and Chelsea and England forward Eniola Aluko join Phil on Team Talk to discuss Martin Skrtel's 3 match ban, International friendlies, the womens superleague and Dion Dublins suprise new job as presenter of Homes Under The Hammer.

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  • Les Dennis, 24 March

    Wed, 25 Mar 15

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Actor and comedian Les Dennis speaks to Phil Williams about his current role in Coronation Street, on hosting Family Fortunes and how his appearance in Ricky Gervais' Extras helped change the public's view of him.

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  • Back Row 23rd March 2015

    Mon, 23 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    James Corden, Cinderella and the trailer for the latest Mission Impossible movie: Natalie Jamieson and Siobhan Synott discuss the big stories from the arts and entertainment world.

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  • Team Talk, 18 Mar 15

    Wed, 18 Mar 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    5 live's Conor McNamara and Steve Bates, chief football writer for The People, join Adrian Goldberg in Team Talk to discuss Man City's defeat at Barcelona, leaving no English Club left in the Champions League, and a look ahead to Liverpool v Manchester United - how will Louis van Gaal and Brendan Rodgers match up?

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  • Tony Hawks, 17 Mar 15

    Tue, 17 Mar 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Comedian and author Tony Hawks talks to Adrian Goldberg about his career on stage, on travelling round Ireland with a fridge, on adapting to his new life in the countryside - and how he responds to fans of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk who contact him in error....

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  • Back Row, 16 Mar 15

    Tue, 17 Mar 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    Kanye to headline Glastonbury , New Zealand X Factor judges sacked for going too far in a critique of a contestant and do film remakes work ? Adrian Goldberg discusses the week's entertainment news with BBC entertainment correspondent, Natalie Jamieson and the Sunday Mirror's Showbiz columnist Simon Boyle in Back Row.

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  • Team Talk, 11 Mar 15

    Thu, 12 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Conor McNamara and Ian Herbert from The Independent discuss the biggest football stories of the week with Phil Williams, including the quality of refereeing at the United-Arsenal FA Cup tie (good) and in the Chelsea-PSG clash at Stamford Bridge (less good); and the weekend's crowd trouble at Aston Villa.

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  • Rob Deering, 10 Mar 15

    Wed, 11 Mar 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Musical comedian Rob Deering joins Phil to talk about his unique brand of comedy - and why he's running the London Marathon to raise money for Parkinson's UK, one of the charities which is helping his father, who has suffered from Parkinson's for 15 years.

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  • Back Row, 09 Mar 15

    Tue, 10 Mar 15

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    Phil speaks to co-creator of the Letterman show Merill Markoe who pays tribute to her friend Sam Simon nine time Emmy winning co-creator of the Simpsons. Plus the BBC's entertainment correspondent, NATALIE JAMIESON and Heart FM Presenter SIMON BEALE discuss Vince Vaughans Unfinished Business and the UK's Eurovision entry in Back Row.

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  • England Out Of The World Cup, 09 Mar 15

    Mon, 9 Mar 15

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    After England crashed out of the Cricket World Cup with a game to spare, Kevin Howells, Charles Dagnall, and former England international Ebony Rainford Brent tell Phil English cricket needs an entire culture change to avoid a similar World Cup exit in 4 years time...

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  • Team Talk 04 Mar 15

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    Managerial touchline celebrations , Jonny Evans and Papis Cisse spitting controversy and what next for John Terry . 5live's Chief Football correspondent John Murray and Conor McNamara discuss the top football issues with Phil in Team Talk.

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  • Paula Hawkins

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    21 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Paula Hawkins, whose debut novel The Girl On The Train, is currently top of the New York Times bestseller list, talks to Phil about how she came up with the idea for the novel; the influence that Gone Girl had on her; what she thinks about the movie that could be made of her book; and drops some hints about her next novel, which she's writing now.

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  • Back Row 03 Nov 15

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Natalie Jamieson and Siobhan Synott discuss the week's big arts and entertainment stories with Phil, including Leonard Nimoy's funeral and why some big music artists don't keep the fans happy by playing the classic hits. Plus a look ahead to Still Alice.

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  • Team Talk 25 Feb 15

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    5 live's Conor McNamara and former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis join Phil to talk about all the week's biggest football stories, including how Arsenal and Man City have fared in the Champions League, why Messi isn't top notch at penalties and whether referees are being worked too hard.

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