Quick Answer: What Are All The BBC Radio Stations?

Which BBC radio station is the best?


BBC Radio 2 (88.1–90.2 MHz).

What are the different BBC radio channels?

BBC Radio includesMusic radio on Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra, Radio 2, 6 Music and Asian Network.Speech, drama, analysis and the arts on Radio 4.Classical music and jazz on Radio 3.News and sport on 5 live and 5 live sports extra.Local programming from 40 stations in England.More items…

What is the difference between BBC Radio 1 and 2?

The stations are completely different and have been growing further apart in recent years. Radio 1 is singularly focussed on its young audience and reaches more than a third of the nation’s 15 to 24-year-olds, while Radio 2’s average age has remained above 50 and reaches 3.6 million listeners aged 65 and over.

Is there a BBC 1 channel?

BBC Director General Tony Hall announced today that Britain’s most-watched channel will launch a BBC One +1 channel. Above all, BBC One needs to be on top form. … It has to be the nation’s favourite channel, but also its bravest.

What is the longest running radio show in the UK?

Desert Island DiscsThe UK’s longest-running radio programme, Desert Island Discs was first broadcast in 1942 and since then has seen more than 3,000 guests take part, ranging from Sir David Attenborough to David Beckham.

What is the sole purpose of BBC Radio 3?

The stated aim was “to gauge audiences’ appetite for music downloads and their preferred content, and will inform the development of the BBC strategy for audio downloads and on demand content”.

How can I listen to BBC radio in USA?

Now the iPlayer app has launched on mobile devices in the US so that Americans can tune in live to BBC Radio programmes, or catch up with it’s large collection of recent shows and features. The app is available for free from the Apple App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android devices.

How many national BBC radio stations are there?

eleven nationalThe BBC today runs eleven national domestic radio stations, six of which are only available in a digital format: via DAB Digital Radio, UK digital television (satellite, cable and Freeview) plus live streams and listen again on BBC Sounds.

How do I get BBC radio?

BBC World Service is always available to listen to online, via iPlayer Radio on your computer and mobile phone – simply visit www.bbcworldservice.com on your phone’s internet browser. Please use the iPlayer Radio help pages to find out more or if you are having any problems listening.

What station is BBC sports?

BBC Radio 5 LiveBBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC’s national radio service that broadcasts mainly news, sport, discussion, interviews and phone-ins.

What was the first radio station in the UK?

1973. The UK’s first commercial radio station was launched. The London Broadcasting Company (LBC) broadcast news and features 24 hours a day, and was the nation’s first station to be funded predominantly by advertising.

Why is BBC sounds not working?

Restart the device. Position the device closer to your WiFi router for a stronger signal, or try changing the channel your WiFi router transmits on. This page has guidance on how to do this: Tech Advisor: How to change your router channel for better WiFi. (The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.)