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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  • Back Row 20 Apri 15

    Tue, 21 Apr 15

    Duration:
    21 mins

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    30 days remaining

    Hugh Bonneville and Andy Garcia pay tribute to actor Kevin Spacey at the end of his 12 years in charge of London's Old Vic. Britain's Got Talent gets ITV's highest ratings this year so far. The BBC's entertainment correspondent, Natalie Jamieson and broadcaster, Simon Beale discuss the weeks arts and entertainment stories with Phil in Back Row.

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  • Team Talk 15 Apr 15

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    25 days remaining

    Phil is joined by 5 live's Conor McNamara and Neil Ashton of the Daily Mail to discuss the week's football stories, including Raheem Sterling's troubled week, promotion and relegation in the Football League and a look ahead to the weekend's FA Cup action.

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  • Noddy Holder 14 Apr 15

    Tue, 14 Apr 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

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    24 days remaining

    Neville Holder. You may know him better as NODDY Holder... the lead singer and co-songwriter with Slade who in the seventies achieved six number ones. His new book - The World According to Noddy Holder - talks about his life as a rock star. Is he serious when he writes in this book that he's considering entering the world of politics.

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  • Back Row 13 APR 15

    Mon, 13 Apr 15

    Duration:
    22 mins

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    23 days remaining

    Back Row - the new official vinyl chart, last night's Olivier awards and the leaking of new episodes of Games of Thrones. Entertainment correspondent, Natalie Jamieson and arts reporter, Thomas Magill with Phil Williams.

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  • Team Talk, 08 Apr 15

    Thu, 9 Apr 15

    Duration:
    21 mins

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    18 days remaining

    Where has it all gone wrong for Man City? Will Liverpool make it into Europe, weekend wonder goals and who will survive the relegation zone? 5 Live's Conor McNamara, Jonny Gould head of Sports Media UK and patron of the Aston Villa Supporters Trust discuss this week's football stories with Phil Williams in Team Talk.

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  • Phil Swern 7 Apr 15

    Tue, 7 Apr 15

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    17 days remaining

    Phil speaks to British record and radio producer Phil Swern, who used to wrestle with Reg Dwight for records in the London shop they both spent hours in. Reg went on to become Elton John, and Phil Swern went on to produce top ten hits before joining the BBC to produce the likes of Brian Matthew, Bob Harris, Alan Freeman and he writes the questions for Ken Bruce's PopMaster Quiz. He is to this date the only man in the world with every uk top 40 single dating back the chart's inception in 1952. He currently produces Pick of the Pops and Sounds of the Sixties for Radio 2.

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  • Back Row 07 Apr 15

    Tue, 7 Apr 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    16 days remaining

    Prodigy's new album, Furious 7, Gypsy coming to the West End and director David Lynch pulling out of the new Twin Peaks project. Back Row with Nihal, music presenter Alex James and entertainment broadcaster and comedian, Gavin Inskip.

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  • Team Talk 01 Apr 15

    Thu, 2 Apr 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

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    11 days remaining

    Raheem Sterling says he is not a "a money grabbing 20 year old". That and reaction to the weeks international matches on Team Talk with Phil Williams, Conor McNamara and Mick Dennis.

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  • Eleanor Tomlinson 31 Mar 15

    Tue, 31 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

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    10 days remaining

    Eleanor Tomlinson began her career by locking her Dad's agent in the house and demanding she represented her too. She was 11. It worked. She went on to star opposite Ed Norton in the Illusionist. She's now 22 and setting your sunday night tv alight playing Demelza in Poldark. In a wide ranging interview with Phil Williams she talks about how she landed this role, how she's coping with the attention and the truth behind newspaper headlines that she was bullied as a child.

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  • Back Row 30 Mar 15

    Tue, 31 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

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    9 days remaining

    TV critic Toby Earle and broadcaster Simon Beale join Phil for Back Row to discuss the weeks entertainment including the Empire film awards, the new Bond film, the return of the X files and Jon Stewart's replacement on the Daily Show.

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  • Team Talk 25 MAR 15

    Wed, 25 Mar 15

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    4 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 Mar 15

    Wed, 25 Mar 15

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Available:
    3 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 23 Mar 15

    Mon, 23 Mar 15

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Available:
    2 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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