Radio 5 Live

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The week in audio: Things Fell Apart; Doomsday Watch; 5 live Breakfast
Jon Ronson seeks out the origins of the culture wars; Arthur Snell wonders how it will all end; and Rick Edwards is a Breakfast natural

Miranda Sawyer

13, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Protests and death threats stoke Yorkshire cricket’s racism scandal
Demonstrators at Headingley were joined by the son of former captain Rafiq amid unconnected claims that staff were targeted

Robyn Vinter in Leeds

06, Nov, 2021 @8:28 PM

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The week in audio: Sweet Bobby; King Frank and the Knights of the Eco-quest; It Was All a Dream
Prepare to be hooked by online identity fakers, a lesson in climate change for youngsters, and the slim odds for success at UK football academies

Miranda Sawyer

30, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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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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