BBC iPlayer Help

How do I listen live?

On the BBC Sounds website

Head to the homepage and simply click on the station you’d like to listen to live. Use the scroll buttons on the right-hand side to find all of our network stations. To find our local BBC Radio stations, select Stations >.

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You’ll be sent to a new page where the live stream will start to play, and you’ll be able to rewind and restart the live stream.

 

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On the BBC Sounds app

On the homepage, use the station dial to find all of our network stations. Simply tap on a station to start the live stream. To find our local BBC Radio stations, select See All Stations & Schedules.


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You can press the downward arrow at the top of the screen to continue scrolling through the app while the live stream plays. Just press the stop button to stop playback.


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Looking for on-demand programmes?

Check the How do I find and play programmes? page to find out how to find and play on-demand programmes on BBC Sounds.

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