Radio 5 Live

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The week in audio: 606; Mitchell on Meetings; Instant Genius; Conflict of Interest
The moaniest of football phone-in shows doesn’t disappoint

Miranda Sawyer

26, Jun, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Dominic Busby obituary
Other lives: Popular BBC radio broadcaster on 5 Live and many local stations

Patrick Busby

17, Jun, 2021 @4:05 PM

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The week in audio: The Fight of the Century; Assurance; Call Me Mother – review
An absorbing insight into the 1971 Ali-Frazier clash, the life of a female DJ in Uganda and an LGBTQ+ pioneer, and closed captions

Miranda Sawyer

13, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The week in audio: the budget on Nihal Arthanayake; The Price of Song – review
Rishi Sunak morphs into a Blair-like bird, while Björn Ulvaeus and Paul McCartney reveal why they won’t join the songwriters’ rush to sell off royalties

Miranda Sawyer

06, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Woman's Hour; Naga Munchetty
While new 5 live presenter Naga Munchetty was cheery to a fault, Emma Barnett’s first week at Woman’s Hour got off to a rocky start

Miranda Sawyer

09, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Emma Barnett and Naga Munchetty: how were the new Woman's Hour and 5 live hosts?
The two went head-to-head as Barnett moved from Radio 5 to Woman’s Hour with Munchetty replacing her – but it surely won’t be long before they share a studio on a revamped Today

Mark Lawson

04, Jan, 2021 @4:16 PM

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Naga Munchetty: 'My most memorable interviewee of the year? A nurse'
The broadcaster on her small-screen loves and hates of 2020, and her experience covering the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement on the BBC

Interview by Stuart Heritage

30, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Adrian Chiles; You and Yours; The Allusionist
While Adrian Chiles attempted to comfort his 5 Live audience after the nation’s festivities were all but cancelled, Winifred Robinson simply listened

Miranda Sawyer

27, Dec, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Naga Munchetty takes BBC Radio 5 live slot alongside Breakfast role
Presenter will succeed Emma Barnett as host of mid-morning programme from January

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

14, Oct, 2020 @11:54 AM

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Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave review – top one, nice one, sorted
A history of UK acid house and rave recreates the scene’s drug-fuelled intensity, despite the BBC’s ‘newshound’ approach

Miranda Sawyer

19, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: all change at Woman's Hour, LBC and TalkSport
Moves galore are in the offing for presenters at the BBC, LBC and TalkSport

Miranda Sawyer

12, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: You're Wrong About…, Futile Attempts (At Surviving Tomorrow) and more
An engaging look at media misconceptions ranges from Marie Antoinette to Courtney Love

Miranda Sawyer

29, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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