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What the Dickens! A Bradford take on a Christmas Carol?
A special production written and performed by staff and clients from EIP Community Mental Health team.
Enjoy this heart-warming version, set against the backdrop of Bradford in 2020.
What if Scrooge was a carpet manufacturer off Manningham Lane?
Can you socially distance from a ghost? And will Scrooge see the errors of his ways?
Abi’s Obscurities: the show that helps you find your new favourite song with a twist… every song played is under one million streams!
Spanning a range of genres and decades, we’ll explore what the underground music scenes of the world have to offer.
Presented by Abi Swift.
Music & chat to guide you through the afternoon
So called because I never quite know what I’m going to play until I get here. A Musical Adventure is a varied set of tunes I have come across throughout the course of my life.
Join the Bradford District Galleries and Museums team on BCB every month for ‘Behind the Scenes at the Museum’. Each month our presenters visit one of our Galleries and Museums sites to talk to the staff and volunteers, finding out what’s new and what makes the place work. So far we’ve discovered that our head of service likes Tunnocks Wafers (but are they really a biscuit?), the Boar at Bolling Hall isn’t THE Bradford Boar (ours has a tongue – don’t ask), Cliffe Castle has its own theme tune and our presenters have a very dubious taste in music.
A biweekly collection of massive tunes from distant realities. Lots of big indie bangers and a few little disco ones to tickle your fancy.
Presented by Ewan Robertson
Blowin plays what it likes, which is plenty.
More tunes than time, with an exhilarating exploration of diverse musical paths over the last 100 years.
Presented by Rob Walsh
Fortnightly from 11pm through till Midnight. Presenting a variety of disco, jazz, soul, funk and electronic music. Digging deep into our record collections to bring old undiscovered gems back to life and mixing them with upfront, brand new talent from around the world.
Our evening news magazine show focusing on events and activities from around the world and across the Bradford district.
Presented by: June Russell, Robert Gibson, Dave Stevens, Danielle Broadbent, Peg Alexander, Maureen Grant, John Hebden, Nita Kaur, Dom Burch, Lorna Kook, Marcus Rattray, Dipak Mistry, David Clapham, Richard Horsman, Nigel Guy.
On Bradford Beat we showcase the best of whatever music is out there – not just from our district but also beyond. Yes, even Leeds.
Presented by Simon Ashberry
Everyday at 7pm, shows presented by volunteer broadcasters with roots in South Asian countries.
Check out our South Asian Heritage Month page for details of other shows BCB is broadcasting between 18th July and 17th August 2020.
Buzz is a new monthly music show bringing you the best under the radar new and independent music. With a background working for cult indie labels Rough Trade and Warp (Janine) and playing in the punk band Slowcoaches (Matt), the pair showcase their musical discernment in this hour long tastemaker programme.
Cancer Journeys is a show to help spread awareness, provide hope to other cancer patients & to give them the opportunity to tell their own inspirational stories.
Presented by Jacqui Drake.
Hear classic carols ‘Once in royal David’s city’, Joy to the World’, ‘O come, all ye faithful’ and many more sung by the Bradford Cathedral choir, alongside readings read by local NHS staff.
Recorded live on Thursday 10th December 2020.
The daily global and independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists.
Presented by Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez
Echoes of Ireland is devoted to Irish traditional music, song and story. Each week there’s a short newsletter from Deirdre McGarry.
Presented by Joe Sheeran
Presented by Delroy Beverly
Beefheart & beyond
Presented by Tez Burke
Floor Fillers is about bringing people together on the dance floor through music, with a mix of house, soca, country, EDM, afrobeats and much more.
Presented by Mercy Katola-phiri
Elton Munaiwa brings the best music on a Friday Night! Get your Weekend started with a bang! Exclusive tracks, the hottest artists!!
Tune in from 11pm to Midnight. Catch all the flavours!
Presented by Elton Munaiwa
Gig Buddies is a project that matches people with a learning disability with a volunteer who has similar interests to go to nightlife activities together.
The aim of the project is to support people with a learning disability to make new friends and help them go out and do the things they enjoy.
A show about growing anything and everything, indoors and outdoors in Bradford.
Presented by Martin Bijl, Sarah White
An eclectic range of roots and rock music – blues, African, reggae, soul, zydeco, Cajun, country, Americana, folk and jazz, rock, punk, post-punk, ska – whatever is and was brilliant.
Presented by David Clapham
Blues, folk and other stuff we like, with poetry and opinion.
Presented by Robbie Martin and Molly Kenyon
Jacqui Drake talks to people connected with Theatre. She chats to them about their involvement, their love of the arts, how they got started and plays their favourite show tunes. Join Jacqui on this musical “Toe Tapping” ride!
Presented by Jacqui Drake
Mary Dowson catches up with members of the BCB community – volunteers, presenters and contributors – to find out how they’re managing during the Covid crisis.
Grass roots climate change activism in the Bradford district
Presented by Martin Bijl
Featuring international, national and local artists (some closer to home than others)
Presented by Gail Simpkins
All the hits from the last seventy years and other popular music. The show includes recordings not often heard on the radio today.
Presented by Nigel Lambert
Raising every voice – Migration Matters focuses on immigration matters and the asylum process within the UK.
Presented by: Shinghai, Wendy, Ibrahim and Mercy
Najam plays tracks from his extensive music collection.
In-depth chat with people from all walks of life who make Bradford tick, along with their choice of music.
Presented by Carole Moss
Local groups’ 10 favourite music tracks
A look at the podcasts about Bradford and made in Bradford
Presented by Mike Kelly
A show dedicated to video games, covering all the latest news from the industry and new releases every month.
Presented by: Rachel Barraclough & Derek Doherty
Race Matters is a monthly half hour programme featuring debates, discussion and information on national and international racial justice issues that impact on communities in Bradford.
Presented by Maureen Grant
An oasis of fine female broadcasting
Presented by the Radio Venus team
Personal experiences from people recovering from drugs & alcohol dependency
Presented by Johna
A lively show of music and discussion on the history and journeys of music from the Caribbean and its dynamic influence worldwide, especially in the UK.
Presented by Nigel Guy, Robert Dunn
Research Matters highlights research based in and important to Bradford, and the people doing it.
It’s hosted by Professor Marcus Rattray, University of Bradford, with a new programme every four weeks.
More rock than Blackpool & Gibraltar
Presented by Paola Galante
A look behind the week’s biggest headlines with a panel of guests
Sounds for music lovers
Presented by Patrick Thornton
Spoke Poetry Hub – Sharena, Simon – shine a spotlight on Bradford’s poetry scene
Presented by: Sharena Lee Satti, Simon Pickles
A programme by Bradford City fans for City fans, covering all the ups and downs of our football team, sometimes serious and sometimes lighthearted depending on events at the time.
Presented by Steve Gorringe, Margaret Bartle
An hour of great country music oldies picked from six decades of Nashville and UK hits.
Presented by Peter Fairhead
BCB’s regular look at the world of cycling for the people of the Bradford district.
The latest urban tracks, dropped just for you
Presented by Justin Henry
The best way to start your Saturday, with smooth sounds
Presented by Donnel Usher
Music for beyond midnight
Presented by Ato, Eddie and Elias
More tracks than Network Rail!
Podcasts available at: https://www.mixcloud.com/mike-oleary/
Presented by Mike O’Leary
A soothing mix of tempered jazz, ambient piano, soulful electronica, tension busting punk, dreamy pop, fractured folk, spoken word and many other assorted nuggets of owl nourishment.
The Midnight Hours show is presented by Mark Haslam and will air fortnightly. Once a month, I will be talking with a local musical artist / promoter / venue / band etc to give the show a home grown Bradford feel and for them to showcase their musical project.
Any Feedback, suggestions, requests to be on the show all gratefully received – please get in touch via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or leave me a message me via Mixcloud
The radio show of the Shipley Record Club, a long-running local community group dedicated to bringing together people who enjoy playing music on vinyl.
Presented by Rob Prior
Liquorice allsorts. Pure vinyl.
Presented by The Collector
A journey through the best in punk, post-punk and never-was-punk with an emphasis on the new and experimental.
Presented by Pete Chapman
House & Trance
Presented by DJ MIck Dundee
Chat show with local guests and topical debates.
Presented by Tina Rowe
Tipping Point is a radio programme that wanders close to the edge but only falls over occasionally. It plays music that wanders freely, crossing genres, continents and times, although it has a soft spot for modern jazz.
Presented by Tony Painter
As part of our commitment to Youth Music we feature a track made by young people (aged 12 – 25) in Bradford as the Track of the Week across our schedule.
Chat, guests and music, with a different theme each week
Presented by Hana Kes
Exploring economic policies that affect the UK and around the world
Presented by Marie McCahery