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D-Day news bulletins

Hear the original D-Day radio reports read by Benedict Cumberbatch, John Snagge (1944), Patrick Stewart and Toby Jones.

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the 8am news from D-Day

Benedict Cumberbatch reads from the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

'D-Day has come'

John Snagge reads the special midday bulletin on the BBC's Home Service on 6 June, 1944.

Patrick Stewart reads the 1pm news from D-Day

Actor Patrick Stewart reads the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

Toby Jones reads the D-Day 9pm news

Actor Toby Jones reads the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the D-Day midnight news

Benedict Cumberbatch reads part of the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

Toby Jones reads the 8am news from 7 June, 1944

Actor Toby Jones reads the BBC radio news bulletin from the morning after D-Day.

Patrick Stewart reads the evening news from 7 June, 1944

Actor Patrick Stewart reads the 9pm BBC radio news bulletin from the day after D-Day.

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the morning news from 8 June, 1944

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads the original radio bulletin about the D-Day operations.

Toby Jones reads the evening news from 8 June, 1944

Actor Toby Jones reads the original 9pm BBC radio bulletin about the D-Day operations.