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A Guide to BBC World Service Programme Times from 29 March 2009
 
 

These programme times are valid until 24 October 2009. For a detailed schedule for your location, showing local time, visit the Radio Schedules page on our website www.bbcworldservice.com/schedules


  • * These are the regular programme times but placings may vary in any given week
  • * The times shown are GMT and are for broadcasts on our core regional radio schedules
  • * If you listen to the live BBC World Service audio stream, use times for the UK
  • * UK times apply to digital platforms and Radio 4 FM/LW overnight in the UK. For 648 MW (SE England), use times for Europe
 
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Performance
Australasia: Sun 1106 rpt 1906
East Asia: Sat 0806 rpt Sun 1006
South Asia: Sat 2206 rpt Sun 0906, 1406
East Africa: Sat 1106 rpt Sun 0106, 0806
West Africa: Sat 2206 rpt Mon 0206
Middle East: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 1106
Europe: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 1406, 2306
Americas: Sun 0106 rpt 1906, Mon 0606
UK: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 0106, 2206

(55 mins) NB: Occasional broadcasts, including music concerts, World Book Club and BBC World Drama (monthly; dramas start at 01 minute past the hour)

Politics UK
Australasia: Sun 0332 rpt 2132
East Asia: Sat 2232 rpt sun 0932
South Asia: Sat 0432 rpt 1932, Sun 0032
East Africa: Sun 0332 rpt 2232
West Africa: Sat 1332 rpt Sun 0532
Middle East: Sat 0932 rpt Sun 0232, 1332
Europe: Sat 0432 rpt 1332, Sun 0032
Americas: Sat 0232 rpt 2332, Sun 1032
UK: Sat 1832* rpt Sun 0932

(30 mins)* Not broadcast at this time in weeks when a BBC Debate is scheduled.

Science in Action
Australasia: Thu 2332 rpt Fri 0532, 1232, 1832
East Asia: Fri 0132 rpt 0832, 1332, Sat 1332
South Asia: Fri 0432 rpt 1032, 1432, 2232
East Africa: Fri 0632 rpt 1332, 2232, Sat 0132
West Africa: Fri 1032rpt 1332, 2132, Sat 0132, Sun 0232
Middle East: Fri 0632 rpt 1332, 1832, 2232
Europe: Fri 1232 rpt 1532, 1932, 2332
Americas: Fri 1332 rpt 2232, Sat 0332, 0832
UK: Fri 0932 rpt 1532, 1932, Sat 0032, Sun 0332

(30 mins)

Sports News
Australasia: Dly 1256
East Asia: Dly 1256
South Asia: Dly 1256
East Africa: Dly 1256
West Africa: Dly 1256
Middle East: Dly 1256
Europe: Sat-Sun 1256
Americas: Dly 1256
UK: Sat-Sun 1255

(5 mins)

Something Understood
Australasia: Sun 0032 rpt 1932
East Asia: Sat 1132 rpt 2132, Sun 0732
South Asia: Sat 1832* rpt Sun 1032, 2132
East Africa: Sat 1832* rpt Sun 1132, 2332
West Africa: Sat 0332 rpt 1832*, Sun 1332*
Middle East: Sat 1132 rpt 2232
Europe: Sat 1832* rpt 2332, Sun 1332
Americas: Sun 0332 rpt 2132, Mon 0832
UK: Sun 1432 rpt 2132

  Sports News
Australasia: Dly 1256
East Asia: Dly 1256
South Asia: Dly 1256
East Africa: Dly 1256
West Africa: Dly 1256
Middle East: Dly 1256
Europe: Sat-Sun 1256
Americas: Dly 1256
UK: Sat-Sun 1255

(5 mins)

(30 mins)* Not broadcast at this time in weeks when a BBC Debate is scheduled.

Sports Roundup
Australasia: Sat-Sun 0020, Mon-Fri 0120, Dly 0420, Sat-Sun 1020, Mon-Fri 1150, Tue-Fri 1450, Mon-Fri 1550, Mon-Thu 1950, Sun 2120, Mon-Fri 2150
East Asia: Sat-Sun 0020, 0420, Mon-Fri 0450, Sat 1020, Tur-Fri 1050, Mon-Fri 1850, Sun 2120, Sun-Thu 2250
South Asia : Sat-Sun 0020, Mon-ri 0050, Sat-Sun 0420, Mon-Fri 0850, Sat-Sun 1020, Tue-Thu 1150, Mon-Fri 1350, 1550, 1850
East Africa: Mon-Fri 0420, 0820, Sat-Sun 1020, Tue-Thu 1050, Mon-Fri 1450, 1745, 1950
West Africa: Dly 0420, Sat-Sun 1020, Tue-Fri 1150, Mon-Fri 1745, 1950, 2250
Middle East: Sat-Sun 0020, Mon-Fri 0150, Dly 0420, Mon-Fri 0850, Sat-Sun 1020, Mon-Fri 1950, Sun 2120
Europe: Sat 0020, Tue-Fri 0050, Sat-Sun 0420, Mon-Fri 0450, Sat-Sun 1020, Mon-Fri 1050, 2150
Americas: Sat-Sun 0420, Mon-Fri 0450, Sat-Sun 1020, Mon-Fri 1050, 1550, 2150, Sun 2250
UK: Sat-Sun 0420 rpt Mon-Fri 0450, Sat-Sun 1020, Mon-Fri 1050, Sun 2120, Mon-Thu 2250

(10/15 mins)

Sportsworld
All regions: Sat 1406, 1506, 1606
(3 x 55 mins)

Sportsworld Extra
All regions: Sat 1732

(30 mins)

Sunday Sportsworld
Australasia: Sun 1506, 1606
East Asia: Sun 1506, 1606
South Asia: Sun 1506, 1606
East Africa: Sun 1532, 1606
Mddle East: Sun 1506, 1606
Europe: Sun 1506, 1606
Americas: Sun 1506, 1606
UK: Sun 1506, 1606

(2 x 55 mins; E&W Africa 1x30 mins + 1x25 mins)

Sunday Sportsworld Extra
All regions: Sun 1832

(30 mins)

The BBC Debate
All regions : Sat 1806 rpt Sun 1306

(55 mins) NB : Occasional broadcast

 
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