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In the UK, HARDtalk is broadcast on the BBC News Channel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 00.30 and 04.30am.

The programme can also be seen on BBC Two at 10.35am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can also catch up on recent editions of the programme in the UK on BBC iPlayer.

Outside the UK, HARDtalk is broadcast Monday to Thursday on BBC World News.

Please visit the BBC World News website from transmission times in your region.

Yes a podcast is available. You can subscribe for free and get more information here.

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