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About HARDtalk

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Where can I watch HARDtalk?

In the UK, HARDtalk is broadcast on the BBC News Channel on Monday to Thursday at 00:30, 02:30, 04:30 and 20:30 and Friday at 00:30, 02:30 and 04:30.

You can also watch the programme on BBC iPlayer.

All times for TV are in GMT/BST depending on the time of year.

Do you provide a podcast?

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

How can I contact HARDtalk?

We want to hear your comments, opinions, thoughts and ideas on the programme or the website.

Let the HARDtalk team know what you think about our presenters; tell us what you thought about a particular guest, or let us know who you'd like to see on the programme.

To get in touch email us at

You can also contact and follow HARDtalk on Twitter

How can I make a complaint about HARDtalk?

To make a formal complaint about HARDtalk or any other BBC programme or service, please visit the BBC Complaints website.