Changes to Radio 5 Live schedule due to COVID-19

The BBC has issued the following statement on BBC Radio 5 Live schedules and coronavirus.

Published: 20 March 2020

A BBC spokesperson said: “Given the current situation, we need to prioritise our resources to ensure we provide the best possible service for our audiences. We have already started sharing the radio news summaries across our stations. From Monday, overnight between 1am and 5am Radio 5 Live will join up with local radio to broadcast one UK BBC overnight programme. This decision allows us to keep our other distinctive 5 Live news programmes going for our listeners.”



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