BCB Music Showcase

A selection of BCB's finest specialist music programmes


BCB Breakfast

The best way to kickstart your day


Pick of the Podcasts

A look at Bradford and West Yorkshire podcasts

Presented by: Mike Kelly


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.

On the show: News about Bingley Gallery, why it’s important to support local small businesses, a Bradford life saving scheme nominated for national award and new single from Imani Hekima

Presented by: Helen Seymour


The Carer's Show

The show for and by Bradford's cares

Presented by: Stephen Greenwood


BCB News

The latest headlines for Bradford


Bradford & Beyond

Slices of Bradford Life

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!


Why Don't You?

Things to do in and around Bradford

Presented by: Pam Lonsdale


Grow Your Own Way

How to grow anything and everything, indoors and outdoors in Bradford.

Recorded on their allotments, or in the greenhouse if it's raining. Growing in backyards, pots and indoors too, including 'Plant of the week', what's to be done throughout the week and answering listeners' questions

Presented by: Martin Bijl, Sarah White


In Your Backyard

Nature trails around Bradford

Presented by: Ian Forward, Malcolm Currie


Democracy Now!

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

Presented by: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez


Bradford & Beyond

News, Interviews and music

Presented by: Peg Alexander


BCB News

The latest headlines for Bradford


Race Matters

A discussion with invited guests on international, national and local issues

Presented by: Maureen Grant


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 and interesting music.

Tunes from: Alpha Male Tea Party, The Cribs, Spring Silver, All Ashore!, Duck, Blithe, Mars Rodriguez, Highnoon, Nap Eyes and NNAMDI, Amarra and Dub-Fonics, Palm Reader and Bored at Grandmas' House

Presented by: Joe Emmett


Selection Box

Sounds for music lovers

At 9pm it's Patrick Thornton with @Selection_Box, providing music fit for royalty from:
St Panther, Dry Cleaning, Martin L Gore, 303 Airline, Trees Black Country New Road, The Exciters, Altin Gun, Beni Giles and King Creosote

Presented by: Patrick Thornton


Griff's Magic Theatre

Where the price of entry is your mind!

Presented by: Griff


Fast 'n' Bulbous

Beefheart & beyond

Presented by: Tez Burke


The Graveyard Shift

Music for beyond midnigh


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.

On Air Now
Fri 27th Nov 17:00 - 18:00

Bradford & Beyond

Slices of Bradford life, with guests, music and chat

Presented by: Dom Burch, Kirran ShahListen Live

Black History Month

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Listen again to a selection of our Black History Month shows that reflect and celebrate the contribution and life experiences of Bradford’s African and African Caribbean communities.
Find out more!

Sound Of Science

As part of the Bradford Science Festival 2020 BCB Radio hosted a series of special radio shows throughout the week.
Find out more!

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

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!

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

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