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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  • Team Talk 22 Oct 14

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    Balotelli & half time shirt swapping, Jerome/Bellusci race row & Laurie Cunningham film 'Black Flash'. Jason Roberts, Conor McNamara & Phil Williams with Team Talk

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  • Ken Bruce 21st October 2014

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Phil Williams speaks to Radio 2 broadcasting legend Ken Bruce about his 32 years on air. How he got started in the business and why he's not tempted to move to TV.

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  • Back Row 20th October 2014

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    The BBC's entertainment correspondent Natalie Jamieson and radio presenter Alex James talk through the week's biggest showbiz stories, including an Ofcom ruling that's forced Radio One to change how it approaches live music to avoid swearing; charity singles; and why Meghan Trainor's number one hit is breaking the mould by picking up more sales as it continues its reign at the top of the singles chart.

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  • Team Talk, 15 Oct 14

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    John Murray and Conor McNamara talk The Price of Football, the Euro 2016 qualifying groups and Raheem Stirling with Phil in this weeks Team Talk.

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  • Bob Geldof, 14th October 2014

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Bob Geldof talks to Phil Williams about his career in music and the release of the Boomtown Rats greatest hits, fatherhood and his daughter Peaches.

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  • Back Row 13th October 2014

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Iggy Pop giving the BBC 6 Music John Peel lecture , Reese Witherspoon on her new film Wild being her most challenging to date and how the low budget film Northern Soul looks set to be a big hit in the cinema. Phil Williams , Natalaie Jamieson and Siobhan Synott with Back Row.

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  • Team Talk 08 Oct 14

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Phil is joined by Conor McNamara and, in her debut appearance, Chelsea player Eniola Aluko, to talk about England's San Marino match, the Hodgson-Rooney debate and the plan to take international matches on the road from 2018.

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  • Adam Duritz from Counting Crows 8 Oct 14

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Phil Williams speaks to ADAM DURITZ - frontman with the Counting Crows. The band have sold more than 20 million records over the last 20 years with hits like Mr Jones and the Oscar nominated Accidentally in Love from Shrek 2. They've just released their first album of original songs since 2008 called SOMEWHERE UNDER WONDERLAND and are touring the UK later this year. Adam discusses their latest album and also talks about how he manages a rare disassociative disorder which makes events seem unreal when he's living them. It can cause disruption to memory, awareness, identity or perception.

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  • Back Row 6 Oct 14

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    Duration:
    21 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    The return of Twin Peaks, Top Gear being thrown out of Argentina, Judy Murray & Strictly and Super Thursday book releases. Phil Williams, Natalie Jamieson and Tom Latchem with Back Row.

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  • Team Talk Oct 2nd 2014

    Thu, 2 Oct 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    5 live's Conor McNamara and Mark Ogden from the Daily Telegraph kick about the big football issues of the week with Phil, including the rise of Danny Welbeck, Rio Ferdinand's comments on England players being "treated like babies", and why golden oldies are back in fashion.

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  • Inspiral Carpets, 30 Sep 14

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    The Inspiral Carpets perform classics, tracks from their new album - and play a round of Phil's 5s.

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  • Back Row, 29 Sep 14

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Gone Girl, parody laws and the Clooney/Alamuddin wedding. Music journalist Natalie Jamison, Scotland on Sunday's film critic Siobhan Synott and Adrian Goldberg with Back Row.

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  • Team Talk 25 Sep 14

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    30 penalties at Anfield, the lack of Black football managers and Premier League surprises. Conor McNamara, Jason Roberts and Adrian Goldberg with Team Talk.

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  • Geoffrey Boycott 23 Sep 14

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    Twelve years ago, Geoffrey Boycott received the diagnosis that he had cancer of the tongue. He was told he had three months to live but went on to fight the disease with the help of medical professionals, his wife Rachel and Feng Shui. He is now writing about his experiences in his new autobiography, "The Corridor of Certainty".

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