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Matt Forde and Matt Dyson bring you all the action from Saturday afternoon's football. If by action you mean mucking about, making fun of footballers and generally not knowing what's going on, then this is the show for you.
2020 Visions is a six part series presented by Rys Farthing and K. Biswas charting Britain's future. Episode 1: The Political Future. Guests: Labour’s Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman’s Laurie Penny. Episode 2: Poverty, inequa ...
An American on the Western Front allows us a fresh glimpse of the United States’ story in World War I. A narrative history of America’s war, it is woven around the story and letters of the American serviceman Arthur Clifford Kimber. Kimber carried the First Flag of the United States to France in spring 1917 and served as an ambulancier and pilot with both French & American forces. Visit our website here (http://www.americanonthewesternfront.com) and our Twitter can be found here (https://twi ...
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Phil Tufnell, Mark Wood and Tymal Mills to reflect on England men's One Day International 3-0 series win against the Netherlands. The team also preview England men's Test match against New Zealand at Headingley and hear from England women's Test captain Heather Knight ahead of their one and only domestic Test match this…
From conserving wildlife and ivory to Love Island fashion, predicting volcanic eruptions and the possibility of life on Venus, these are the science stories everybody ought to be talking about...By BBC Radio 5 live
Analysis of Day Three of England's fifth test versus India with Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash, Deep DasGupta and Andy Zaltzman.Jonny Bairstow reflects on the day's play, and his own performance this summer.By BBC Radio 5 live
Antiques Roadtrip superfan, Dan Norcross is joined by auctioneer and star of several antiquing TV shows, Charlie Ross.Charlie gives Dan his top tips for Roadtrip success and tells an anecdote with an unlikely hero, Piers Morgan.By BBC Radio 5 live
Chris Smith is joined by Julia Ravey to examine how emerging infections can spread, they look at a new way of managing pain that doesn't involve drugs and explore what can be done in the Metaverse.By BBC Radio 5 live
Stuart Broad conceded a record 35 runs in an over as India dominated a rain shortened day at Edgbaston. Jonathan Agnew is joined by Mark Ramprakash, former India wicketkeeper Deep DasGupta and Andy Zaltzman. We also hear from James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja plus Geoff Miller and Allan Lamb tell us more about “Blue for Bob” day in memory of Bob W…
Back from the Test at Taunton, England bowler Kate Cross and Alex Hartley reflect on a memorable four days. Plus, they're joined by Lauren Bell fresh from making her debut.By BBC Radio 5 live
Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash and Deep Dasgupta reflect on the first day of the delayed fifth Test at Edgbaston. A stunning 146 from India’s Rishabh Pant saw the tourists recover from 98-5 after England chose to bowl first.By BBC Radio 5 live
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Moeen Ali and Michael Vaughan to pay tribute to Eoin Morgan, who has announced his retirement from international cricket. We also hear from Morgan, who explains the reasoning behind his decision.By BBC Radio 5 live
Henry Moeran speaks to two of the all time greats of women's cricket. Anya Shrubsole and Katherine Brunt discuss their retirement from International Test cricket and their careers throughout the years.By BBC Radio 5 live
Jonathan Agnew, Daniel Norcross, Michael Vaughan, Jeremy Coney and Moeen Ali look back at a stunning day at Headingley in which Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow took just 65 minutes to score the 113 runs needed for England to seal a 3-0 series whitewash over New Zealand.By BBC Radio 5 live
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with science news stories and analysis. In today’s programme: Scientists discover the world’s biggest bacterium, evidence that we pick our friends based on how they smell, and do brain training apps really work?Plus... we tackle a thorny issue - if we rely too heavily on solar and wind power, and the sun does…
Join Kate Cross and Alex Hartley as they discuss an amazing run-fest in Amsterdam, answer more of your questions and discuss whether it's ever acceptable to have tuna on a pizza.By BBC Radio 5 live
Henry Moeran and Alex Hartley bring reaction to England's astonishing 498-4 against the Netherlands in Amstelveen. We hear from centurion Dawid Malan and new coach Matthew Mott.By BBC Radio 5 live
Jonathan Agnew asks Moeen Ali your questions in the TMS commentary box.By BBC Radio 5 live
Tim Key joins Dan Norcross in the TMS commentary box. The comedian, actor, screenwriter and poet talks about trying to be creative during the pandemic, his work with Steve Coogan and, of course, his love for the game of cricket - inculding his memories of the 2005 Ashes series.By BBC Radio 5 live
The hottest science news, stories and analysis from Dr Chris and the Naked Scientists.By BBC Radio 5 live
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Jonathan Agnew and Jeremy Coney preview the second test between England and New Zealand.Ben Stokes wants to bring the "fun" back into playing for England. You can hear from the England skipper on working with Brendan McCullum, Jimmy Anderson reveals what "Baz" said in the Lord's dressing room and Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson po…
Kate Cross and Alex Hartley have ALL the gossip from an amazing game played in aid of the Ruth Strauss Foundation. Look out for a special contribution from Michael McIntyre...By BBC Radio 5 live
Chris Smith looks at the scientific highlights from the 70 years of the Queen's reign, as well as why teenage girls are more likely to develop depression than teenage boys. Plus, tidal power is the next alternative energy source under the microscope.By BBC Radio 5 live
Internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe joins Aggers to discuss his love for cricket, his life in music and Joe also managed to fit his keyboard in the TMS commentary box at Lord's.By BBC Radio 5 live
Kate Cross and Alex Hartley have plenty to chat about including the Sciver-Brunt wedding, the cost of Lord's tickets and whether you thought the people on TV were watching back...By BBC Radio 5 live
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team investigate whether we should worried about monkeypox, look at what the Martian probe “Insight” has achieved as it prepares for retirement and explore the potential and the pitfalls of solar power.By BBC Radio 5 live
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team look at the warning signs of bowel cancer, whether the so-called “runners high” exists, and following claims of war crimes committed by Vladimir Putin's forces in Ukraine how forensic archaeologists can help uncover evidence of what’s happened.This episodes looks in detail at how forensic investigators ex…
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has caused a stir by suggesting the County Championship is replaced by a red ball franchise competition. Kevin Howells gets reaction from the ECB managing director of County Cricket Neil Snowball. They also discuss whether the T20 Blast is getting the attention it deserves with the emphasis on the Hundred and …
England bowler Kate Cross is in India taking part in the Women’s T20 challenge, hopefully a forerunner of the women’s IPL. She’s joined by World Cup winner Alex Hartley who’s been enjoying mixed fortunes back in the ranks for the Thunder side playing in the Charlotte Edwards Cup. They answer your questions, set a new challenge and find out who Alex…
In our final show of the season, Matt Forde and Matt Dyson narrate the curtain closing of the Premier League and discuss the annoying habits of social media. Featuring special guests Jon Richardson and Colin McCredie!
Kevin Howells presents a tribute to Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds who has died in a car accident at the age of only 46. We hear from TMS commentator Jim Maxwell on his Australia playing career and recent work as a commentator. Plus we discuss his contribution to the English county game hearing from his captains at Gloucestershire, Kent and L…
We get an update from the surgeon who performed the world’s first transplant of a pig heart into a human. We look at FIFA and EA Sports. Plus we look at the science of advertising.By BBC Radio 5 live
Matt Forde and Matt Dyson gripped with Play-Off fever attempt to record a podcast whilst watching their beloved Nottingham Forest LIVE on the TV! Featuring lots of chat about naughty school kids and teachers. Plus we're joined by Nottingham legend, Jake Bugg.
After a short break England bowler Kate Cross and World Cup winner Alex Hartley are back with tales from the start of their cricket season, tuk-tuk buying fathers and playing cricket with Ed Sheeran and Bear Grylls. Plus they answer your questions and hear about your LBWs, Little Bit Weirds.By BBC Radio 5 live
Alison Mitchell and Ebony Rainford-Brent look at the accessibility of cricket, and what can be done to engage more with people from all backgrounds and whether we should be feeling optimistic, or pessimistic about the direction of travel.We chat about the challenges of finances and what needs to be done to support younger players trying to fund the…
This week's guests talk about the Raspberry Pi at ten, studying the Universe's first stars, and look who's in Brian May's office these days!Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.By BBC Radio 5 live
Fordey & Dyson are back with the final day of the Championship season, they discuss Gary Neville's late night cereal eating habits and leaving things early. Plus they give away an incredible Champions League Final prize, and comedian, George Lewis, joins for the half time entertainment!
Matt Forde and Matt Dyson discuss unusual and weird injuries, and listener Darren takes the crown. Featuring special guest Jake Lambert.
Dr Chris Smith and the team look at children with hepatitis, why teens ignore their parents, and there's a deep dive into the world's favourite hot beverage...By BBC Radio 5 live
Scientists sequence the DNA code of a dingo, 3D printing goes up a notch, Incan human sacrifices, and we delve into transmissible tumours: cancers that can spread between individuals. Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team present the latest science news, analysis and breakthroughs.By BBC Radio 5 live
Matt Forde and Matt Dyson descend into the murky waters of public urination and discuss Dyson's unusual phase. Featuring special guest Chris McCausland.
Julia Ravey from the Naked Scientists with a special Easter Q & A episode. This week featuring how Formula 1 technology is changing the world, tools to cope with grief, and controversies in science media. Plus the panel get involved in our special quiz. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.By BBC Radio 5 live