Radio 5 Live

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Radio and podcasts: Miranda Sawyer’s 10 best listens of 2022
Brilliant audio really can be about anything, whether it’s disinformation, the Ukrainian frontline, gendered violence, cancer, periods, black British music… or cuckoo clocks

Miranda Sawyer

17, Dec, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Nick Fisher obituary
Writer and broadcaster who lent his fishing expertise to TV and radio shows and co-authored The River Cottage Fish Book

Jude Rogers

04, Dec, 2022 @3:53 PM

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LBC draws level with 5 Live as BBC loses ground to commercial rivals
As commercial radio stations have invested and poached stars such as Andrew Marr, audiences have grown

Jim Waterson Media editor

26, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The week in audio: 5 Live Breakfast; LBC; Sounds of Black Britain; Empire; Love and Radio – review
When radio coverage of the Queen’s death ended up like a long Test match commentary, it was good to turn to some alternative views of Britishness

Miranda Sawyer

17, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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BBC stands firm on decision to scrap classified football results on Radio 5 Live
In spite of widespread criticism the corporation has said decision to scrap classified results, which have been read out on Saturday afternoons since the mid-1950s, will stand

Ed Aarons

10, Aug, 2022 @3:15 PM

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The week in audio: Gaming Prom; The Silent Mind; The Electricity of Every Living Thing and more
The first ever video game Prom proves a treat for the open-minded

Miranda Sawyer

06, Aug, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Podcast Show; Betrayal; Sports Star; Naga Munchetty
Podcasts revel in the spotlight, while a tale of romantic betrayal makes for uncomfortable listening – as do post-Sue Gray report PMQs

Miranda Sawyer

28, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Send us your questions for Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo
Got something to ask the film critics and broadcasters? Send it our way and we’ll put it to them

Kathryn Bromwich

07, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘We’ll be back … stay tuned’: Kermode and Mayo’s BBC Radio 5 Live film show to end after 21 years
The show will end on the BBC on 1 April – though its hosts hinted at the possibility that the cult show might have a future elsewhere

Laura Snapes

11, Mar, 2022 @4:17 PM

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The week in radio: 5 Live Drive; Nazanin; Shaun Keaveny’s Community Garden Radio and more
Clare McDonnell is a Drivetime natural; Ceri Thomas explores the story behind Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s heartbreaking plight; and Shaun Keaveny has been busy

Miranda Sawyer

19, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Janice Long obituary
Broadcaster and DJ who was the first woman to have her own weekday show on Radio 1 and be a regular host of Top of the Pops

Peter Mason

27, Dec, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Sunday with Rick Edwards: ‘My cat goes ballistic at 6am’
The radio presenter tells Michael Segalov about early starts, doughnuts for breakfast and a sneaky game of pétanque on Hampstead Heath

Michael Segalov

28, Nov, 2021 @6:45 AM

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