BCB Music Showcase

Another chance to hear BCB's finest specialist music programmes


BCB Breakfast

Wake up with BCB radio!


Echoes of Ireland

Music, chat and news

Presented by: Joe Sheeran


Feelgood Factor

The best way to kickstart your weekend.

Presented by: Donnel Usher


One to One

In-depth chat with people from all walks of life who make Bradford tick, along with their choice of music.

Today's guest is Nabeelah Hafeez - Project Manager at Bradford Stories Festival, a WOW (Women of the World) 2020 commissioned artist and a member of Bradford 2025 City of Culture steering group.

Presented by: Carole Moss


Research Matters

The latest news on the fantastic research coming out of University of Bradford

Presented by: Marcus Rattray


Carl Gresham & Friends

Showbiz chat with the Gresh

Presented by: Carl Gresham



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


Senior Moments

The show for the young at heart!

Presented by: Valerie Cosgrave, Tina Watkin


The Classical Hour

Classical music

Presented by: Di Ives


Democracy Now!

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

Presented by: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez


Bradford & Beyond

Slices of Bradford life, with guests, music and chat

Presented by: Richard Horsman


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


BCB Xtra

The voice of Bradford's young people


Me No Speak English

Originally broadcast as part of Bradford South Asian Heritage Month 2021

‘Me No Speak English’, with Mohammed Akhlak Rauf MBE from Meri Yaadain
Presented by Uzma KaziListen in for a fascinating conversation about how the English language has evolved for those from Migrant communities, whose first language is Urdu, Punjabi, Hinko, Pashto, Hindi, Bengali! Mohammad Akhlak Rauf and Uzma share funny stories of their interactions with ‘tooti-phooti’ Urdu/English. We also think about the roots of linguistics, colonial legacies and the future of digital languages as a communication tool which threatens our South Asian Mother Tongues.More about Meri Yaadain at


Perspective In Textile Manufacturing

Originally broadcast as part of Bradford South Asian Heritage Month 2021

In Conversation with Yogesh Gaigwad (Society of Dyers & Colourists): Local/Global Perspectives in Textile Manufacturing & Fashion Trends in Business

Presented by Uzma Kazi
Join Yogesh and Uzma for a reflection of the importance of fabric production and the booming industry that set Bradford apart, back in the day! We also discuss the role of artisans and tailors, and the rise of technology in speeding up processes and what this means for local entrepreneurs who may want to set up a business in this area.See for more information about what they do and how to join their training programmes and courses.


The Country Show

The best in country music

Presented by: Peter Fairhead


Folk Us

Music, guests and what's on in the folk world.

This week's guest is guitar virtuoso from Stateside now resident in the UK, Brook Williams. Plus tracks old and new.

Presented by: Tim Moon


The Man in the Station

More tracks than Network Rail!

Includes Jackie Shane, Tony Middleton, Al Jarreau, Freddie King, The Mighty Hannibal, Neil Young, Andy Mckee, Martin Carthy, Miles Davis, Davy Graham, Jeff Beck,The Kingsmen, The Easybeats, Lorraine Chandler, and John Coltrane...

Presented by: Mike O'Leary



John Hebden takes a look at the music of Lindisfarne and chats with founder of the band Rod Clements

Presented by: John Hebden


BCB Music Showcase

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.

South Asian Heritage Month

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South Asian Heritage Month is a month long celebration of South Asian cultures, people and histories. Find out more!

She Talks 2021

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A celebration of women across the Bradford District for the whole month of March. Join us for International Women's Day!

LGBTQ+ History Month

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Tune in for a unique range of distinctly Bradford shows on LGBTQ+ History Month.

Black History Month

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Listen again to a selection of our Black History Month shows celebrating Bradford’s African & African Caribbean communities.

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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