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Electric Breakfast

The best way to kickstart your day

Presented by: Daniel Carroll, Stephen Newsham


Research Matters

With experts from the University of Bradford and beyond. Today's show features two researchers as guests: Josie Dickerson is part of Born in Bradford and Director of Better Start Bradford, integrating research into real word practice, including understadning impact of Covid-19 on families and children in the City.

Conor Meehan is lecturer in molecular microbiology at teh University of Bradford whose work on tuberculosis genetics is important for diagnosis and management of this disease which kills 1.5 million people a year, worldwide.

Helen Horsman from the University of Bradford Research Team provides a roundup of how the University of Bradford has been supporting the response to Covid-19 and highlights some of the new research projects being started at the University.

The programme features events, particularly Café Scientifique who in partnership with the National Science and Media Museum will be running an online event on 11th June.

Presented by: Marcus Rattray


Democracy Now!

An alternative look at global news

Presented by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez


About Bradford

Slices of Bradford life

Presented by: Shamim Akhtar



Music and chat with the people who make Bradford tick

Presented by: Carole Moss


BCB News

The latest headlines for Bradford

Presented by: Richard Horsman


About Bradford

Slices of Bradford life

Presented by: Richard Horsman



Tune in to 10 minutes of physical activity everyday. It's good for you and fun to do!


Democracy Now!

The daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists

Presented by: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez


About Bradford

Slices of Bradford life, with guests, music and chat

Presented by: John Hebden


BCB News

The latest news headlines

Presented by: Richard Horsman


Can You Hear Me?

A new podcast from @WYHpartnership giving voice to the diverse #BAME talent working to improve health and care for people in West Yorkshire and Harrogate. 


BCB Xtra

30 Minutes of Madness and heavy sounds

Presented by: DJ Moshua


Bradford Spice

BCB's Urdu language programme

Presented by: Banaris Iqbal, (sitting in for Liaquat Hussain)


Bradford Beat

Local bands, gigs and new releases

Presented by: Simon Ashberry


Youth Music Live Showcase

Showcasing young musicians from the Bradford district (UK). We have an interview with Keith Aimes of the Musician's Union, updates on the Youth Music Live project in Covid times, and tracks from:

The Late Show -

Six Dinner Syd -


Estelle Sophia for the All Stars Youth Music Project

Jack Lord -

Crude – 2014 Belle Vue Girl’s School

Ben Jordan -

Liam Snowden -

Available to listen again from Friday on:
and our Mixcloud page:  

Presented by: David Carpenter  


Yorkshire Music Collective

Local music and live sessions

Presented by: Michelle Dalgety


The Turtleshead

Punk, post punk and never-was-punk.

On the show this week: Roxy Girls, TI-83, Panic Shack, Sorry, Pip Blom, Nah..., Carla J Easton, Jock Strap, awakebutstillinbed, OMNI, Lewsberg, Julia-Sophie, Pavlov's Puss, In Camera, Brigid Mae Power and Hater

Presented by: Pete Chapman


Rock The Planet

The only truly global rock and metal show!

Presented by: Alvin Adey


BCB Music Showcase

A selection of BCB's finest specialist music programmes

About the BCB Schedule

BCB broadcasts a wide range of speech based and specialist music programmes, as well as local sports and live events. Our weekday daytime programming is speech led, moving into community programming at 6pm, the BCB Extra Youth strand at 6.30, Asian language programming at 7pm and finishing with an eclectic range of specialist music from 8pm onwards.

The weekend schedule reflects the local sports scene, community language programmes as well as outside broadcasts and the chance to catch up with the programmes you’ve missed during the week.

The programme schedule changes daily with over 80 new programmes broadcast throughout the week.

Women & Girls Workshops

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Every Thursday, 2pm - 4pm for women only radio workshops. No experience needed!

Listen again to our International Women's Day 2020 broadcast

On Air Now
Thu 4th Jun 01:00 - 08:00

BCB Music Showcase

A chance to hear one of BCB's specialist music programmes againListen Live

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio!

Exercises will be broadcast at 2pm every day on BCB Radio 106.6fm. Read more

Black History Month

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October is Black History Month. Here at BCB, we want to reflect and celebrate the contribution and life experiences of Bradford’s African and African Caribbean communities.

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