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As the largest provider of free Television and Radio tickets in the UK, we work on over a thousand shows each year. And we’d love you to be in our audience for one of them. This page shows all our current shows, with filters to find those most relevant to you. New shows are added every day so join our mailing list and follow us on Twitter to hear when tickets for your favourite show become available. 

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BBC Radio 3 at The Portico of Ards
Pick of the Day
BBC Radio 3 at The Portico of Ards
Afternoon on 3 from The Portico of Ards.
Radio 3
Saturday 27 - Monday 29 May
Portico

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World Book Club
New
World Book Club
Bestselling Australian author Tim Winton discusses his classic Cloudstreet with Harriett Gilbert.
World Service
Thursday 25 May
Studio 80A, Old Broadcasting House

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Dead Ringers
Random draw now open!
Dead Ringers
Award-winning topical comedy in which satire meets silliness returns.
Radio 4
Thursday 15 - Thursday 29 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals
COMING SOON
BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals
Hear when the random draw has opened for this year's BBC shows at the Edinburgh Festivals!
Venue TBC

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017
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Strictly Come Dancing 2017
Grab your scorecards and dust off your dancing shoes!
BBC One
Venue TBC

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Top Class
FAMILY SHOW
Top Class
Susan Calman presents the search for the UK's smartest school.
CBBC
Wednesday 24 - Friday 26 May
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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In Tune
In Tune
Sean Rafferty introduces In Tune live from Hatfield House on BBC Music Day.
Radio 3
Thursday 15 June
Marble Hall, Hatfield House

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Texas with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
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Texas with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Texas join forces with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the iconic Barrowland.
Radio Scotland
Friday 9 June
Barrowland Ballroom

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The Ronnie Barker Talk: Ben Elton
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The Ronnie Barker Talk: Ben Elton
Ben Elton gives the inaugural comedy lecture inspired by Ronnie Barker.
BBC One
Monday 5 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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5 lives’s Friday Sports Panel: BBC Music Day Special with the BBC Philharmonic
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5 lives’s Friday Sports Panel: BBC Music Day Special with the BBC Philharmonic
Will Young and the Courteeners perform with the BBC Philharmonic in MediaCityUK.
5 live
Wednesday 7 June
BBC Philharmonic Studio

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BBC Proms in the Park 2017
Coming Soon to County Fermanagh!
BBC Proms in the Park 2017
Hear when the random draw has opened to register for tickets.
BBC Northern Ireland
Venue TBC

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The Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart
Jack Savoretti & Heidi Talbot
The Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart
Live music from Jack Savoretti and Heidi Talbot with John McCusker.
Radio Scotland
Wednesday 31 May
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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Daphne Sounds Expensive
Daphne Sounds Expensive
Critically-acclaimed sketch trio Daphne pull out all the stops for BBC Radio 4!
Radio 4
Friday 2 - Friday 16 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Jazz Nights at the Quay
Random draw now open!
Jazz Nights at the Quay
Claire Martin joins Seonaid Aitken for Jazz Nights at the Quay.
Radio Scotland
Tuesday 30 May
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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Jazz Line-Up at Glasgow Jazz Festival
COMING SOON
Jazz Line-Up at Glasgow Jazz Festival
Kevin Le Gendre presents a special recording from Glasgow Jazz Festival.
Radio 3
Venue TBC

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Antiques Roadshow: Entertainment Special
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Antiques Roadshow: Entertainment Special
Antiques Roadshow visits Albert Square!
BBC One
Sunday 18 June
BBC Elstree Studios

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A Celebration for Ascension Day
Closing Soon
A Celebration for Ascension Day
A service for ‎Ascension Day, live from St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Radio 4
Thursday 25 May
St Martin-in-the-Fields

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A Question of Sport
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A Question of Sport
Hear when Sue Barker and team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell return!
BBC One
Venue TBC

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The Tim Vine Chat Show
Fully Booked
The Tim Vine Chat Show
Tim Vine records an episode of his chat show at the Birmingham Glee Club.
Radio 4
Wednesday 14 June
The Glee Club, Birmingham

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Any Questions?
Random draw closed
Any Questions?
Jonathan Dimbleby hosts an edition of BBC Radio 4's topical panel show.
Radio 4
Friday 9 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Crimes of Passion: A Double Bill of Joe Orton Plays
Random draw closed
Crimes of Passion: A Double Bill of Joe Orton Plays
A double-bill of Joe Orton plays to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.
Radio 3
Sunday 11 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The Vote Now Show
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
The Vote Now Show
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis bring The Vote Now Show to Birmingham.
Radio 4
Sunday 4 June
The Glee Club, Birmingham

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Len Goodman's Partners in Rhyme
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Len Goodman's Partners in Rhyme
Brand new family game show hosted by former Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman.
BBC One
Saturday 3 - Tuesday 6 June
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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The Engineers: Rise of the Robots
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The Engineers: Rise of the Robots
Razia Iqbal hosts a special event exploring automated cars, mobile science drones and the Mars Rover.
World Service
Tuesday 6 June
Science Museum (Information Age Gallery)

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Bridget Christie's Utopia
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Bridget Christie's Utopia
Bridget Christie is back on BBC Radio 4 with a brand new series.
Radio 4
Tuesday 27 - Friday 30 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Women Talking About Cars
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Women Talking About Cars
Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews Sheila Hancock.
Radio 4
Wednesday 24 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Doctors Open Day at the BBC Drama Village
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Doctors Open Day at the BBC Drama Village
The BBC Drama Village is opening its doors to the public for the first time ever.
Wednesday 7 June
BBC Drama Village

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Jazz Line-Up @ The Quay
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Jazz Line-Up @ The Quay
Julian Joseph presents a special edition of Jazz Line-Up from Glasgow.
Radio 3
Thursday 1 June
BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay

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Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers
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Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers
Award-winning writer and broadcaster Andy Hamilton with a collection of personal observations and anecdotes.
Radio 4
Tuesday 6 - Tuesday 13 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The Vote Now Show
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
The Vote Now Show
A satirical round-up of election news and comment from comedians, journalists and commentators.
Radio 4
Sunday 28 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Quote... Unquote
Fully Booked
Quote... Unquote
Nigel Rees quizzes a host of celebrity guests in Quote... Unquote.
Radio 4
Wednesday 31 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Fighting Talk: Champion of Champions
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Fighting Talk: Champion of Champions
The show that awards points for punditry for the annual Champion of Champions special!
5 live
Tuesday 30 May
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Either/Or
Fully Booked
Either/Or
A new, funny and completely different comedy from BBC Radio Ulster.
Radio Ulster
Sunday 28 May
BBC Blackstaff House

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The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
Random draw closed
The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
The final of this year's BBC Reith Lectures recording in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Radio 4
Tuesday 13 June
Stratford Arts House, Stratford-upon-Avon

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The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
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The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
The next of this year's BBC Reith Lectures recording in Exeter.
Radio 4
Tuesday 6 June
The Alumni Auditorium, The Forum

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The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
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The 2017 Reith Lectures with Hilary Mantel
The second of this year's Reith Lectures recording in London.
Radio 4
Tuesday 30 May
Middle Temple Hall, London

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The News Quiz
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
The News Quiz
Join Miles Jupp for a brand new series of The News Quiz.
Radio 4
Thursday 25 May - Friday 9 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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Counterpoint
NEW DATES RELEASED
Counterpoint
Music lovers compete for the 31st Counterpoint champion’s title.
Radio 4
Monday 12 - Friday 23 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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The Blame Game
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
The Blame Game
Hit comedy The Blame Game returns this spring.
BBC Northern Ireland
Thursday 25 May
BBC Blackstaff House

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Later... with Jools Holland
RANDOM DRAW CLOSED
Later... with Jools Holland
BBC Two's Later... with Jools Holland is back!
BBC Two
Tuesday 30 May
Maidstone Studios

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Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics
Fully Booked
Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics
Join Natalie Haynes and guests for an evening of comedy and the Classics.
Radio 4
Wednesday 14 June
BBC Radio Theatre, London

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