BCB Music Showcase

A selection of BCB's finest specialist music programmes


Electric Breakfast

The best way to kickstart your day

Presented by: Daniel Carroll, Stephen Newsham


Pick of the Podcasts

A look at the podcasts about Bradford and made in Bradford

Featuring Alastair Humphreys, Cricket Yorkshire, Undercliffe (film) Know Your Place Bradford, & the Glorious Free Republic Of Yorkshire Radio

Presented by: Mike Kelly


Democracy Now!

An alternative look at global news

Presented by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez


About Bradford

Slices of Bradford life

On the show today: Jacqui Drake from Jacqui’s Million (charity raising funds for people and organisations supporting people with cancer)

Julie Thompson from Inn Churches about their Dragon’s Den type Virtual Soup Kitchen

Keith Wildman about the Record Cafe’s re-opening this Saturday

Presented by: Kath Canoville


Senior Moments

The show for the young at heart!

Presented by: Valerie Cosgrave, Tina Watkin


Keeping It Green

Grass roots environmental action in Bradford

Presented by: Martin Bijl


BCB News

The latest headlines for Bradford


About Bradford

Slices of Bradford Life

Slices of Bradford life, with guests, music and chat.

On the show:  Dr Karen Abi-Ezzi from @UniofBradford on the future of #Lebanon Ruth Pitt on the FilmMakers2025 project

@Manninghamha on their concerns about changes to affordable housing requirements 
Presented by: Mary Dowson, (sitting for Ann Morgan)



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


Afternoon Stretch

Music and interviews

Presented by: Helen Seymour


Democracy Now!

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

Presented by: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez


About Bradford

News, Interviews and music

Presented by: Richard Horsman


BCB News

The latest news headlines


Radio Venus

An oasis of fine female broadcasting

Presented by the Radio Venus team


BCB Xtra

The voice of young people in Bradford.


Bradford Spice

BCB's Urdu language programme

Presented by: Banaris Iqbal, (sitting in for Mahmud Tarique)


Basement Scene

An hour of ace new music

Tonight new tunes from: Suzi Analogue, Princess Nokia, Shy-Talk, Veins Full of Static, Lil Asaf and loads more

Presented by: Joseph Emmett

On Air

Selection Box

Sounds for music lovers

Talking to himself in his kitchen again it’s Patrick Thornton at 9pm with @Selection_BoxFeaturing tracks by J Lloyd ( @jungle4eva), @ethanpflynnyt @thelemontwigs Cleveland Freckleton (@ATARecords), @richarddawson12 @OrchestraBaobab, and more 

Presented by: Patrick Thornton  
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Griff's Magic Theatre

Where the price of entry is your mind!

We’ve got both kinds of music here ... on this evening’s missive ... country from J. Nix on Diamond records and Western pop and psych ... a variety of 7” 45s as ever ...

Presented by: Griff


Fast 'n' Bulbous

Beefheart & beyond

Presented by: Tez Burke


The Graveyard Shift

Music for beyond midnight


BCB Music Showcase

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

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.

Paint the Town Brown

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South Asian Heritage Month is a month long celebration of South Asian cultures, people and histories. Join us for a series of programmes celebrating everything South Asian. Find out more!

On Air Now
Wed 12th Aug 21:00 - 22:00

Selection Box

Sounds for music lovers

Talking to himself in his kitchen again it’s Patrick Thornton at 9pm with @Selection_BoxFeaturing tracks by J Lloyd ( @jungle4eva), @ethanpflynnyt @thelemontwigs Cleveland Freckleton (@ATARecords), @richarddawson12 @OrchestraBaobab, and more 

Presented by: Patrick Thornton  Listen Live

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

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio! Join us 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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