BBC iPlayer Radio

BBC iPlayer Radio


- Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
- Browse hundreds of on-demand programmes
- Download podcasts to listen on the go
- Discover new music with Playlister
- Amazing audio quality over WiFi or 3G/4G
- Radio alarm - wake up with live radio
- Video and audio clips, including many live performances
- Schedules that go backwards by 7 days for easy catch-up
- Set reminders for future shows
- Connect to Bluetooth audio devices
- Share programmes and tracks with your friends

Please note: Streaming radio is a data-intensive service.

The BBC does not charge for mobile content, but your operator's charges for using the internet over mobile networks may apply, and may be significantly increased whilst roaming outside of the UK. Connecting via WiFi is recommended where possible.

Known Issues:

- Due to a firmware issue with some Samsung devices (including the Galaxy S4) specifically those running 4.4.2 Touchwiz version of Android, any kind of ‘seeking’ within the audio is currently failing. When you stop listening, the app remembers the position and then tries to seek back to that position when you resume playback (which also happens if connectivity is briefly lost). Because of this firmware fault, this currently fails and playback begins from the start of the programme. Samsung have confirmed that the problem is rectified in a forthcoming patch release which should be rolled out to end users soon.
NB: Devices running alternative firmware or custom roms should not be affected

- Some Samsung Galaxy users (using 4.1.2 Touchwiz) may find that audio playback does not work for them for live or on-demand programmes. A firmware fix has been deployed by Samsung but may take some time to be rolled out across all networks. Please check for software updates if you have problems using the app. Podcast and video playback should not be affected.
- On demand/catchup programmes from local and regional stations are not yet available
- Video clips are not currently available for Intel-based devices, such as the Motorola Razr-i, or Orange San Diego

Recent changes:
We've added a count of available episodes next to each of your favourite programmes. You can find this in the Favourites section of the app.

We value your feedback and if you wish to get in touch with us, please do so by email ([email protected]) or via our Twitter account (@BBCiPlayerRadio)
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About BBC iPlayer Radio
- Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
- Browse hundreds of on-demand programmes
- Download podcasts to listen on the go
- Discover new music with Playlister
- Amazing audio quality over WiFi or 3G/4G
- Radio alarm - wake up with live radio
- Video and audio clips, including many live performances
- Schedules that go backwards by 7 days for easy catch-up
- Set reminders for future shows
- Connect to Bluetooth audio devices
- Share programmes and tracks with your friends

Please note: Streaming radio is a data-intensive service.

The BBC does not charge for mobile content, but your operator's charges for using the internet over mobile networks may apply, and may be significantly increased whilst roaming outside of the UK. Connecting via WiFi is recommended where possible.

Known Issues:

- Due to a firmware issue with some Samsung devices (including the Galaxy S4) specifically those running 4.4.2 Touchwiz version of Android, any kind of ‘seeking’ within the audio is currently failing. When you stop listening, the app remembers the position and then tries to seek back to that position when you resume playback (which also happens if connectivity is briefly lost). Because of this firmware fault, this currently fails and playback begins from the start of the programme. Samsung have confirmed that the problem is rectified in a forthcoming patch release which should be rolled out to end users soon.
NB: Devices running alternative firmware or custom roms should not be affected

- Some Samsung Galaxy users (using 4.1.2 Touchwiz) may find that audio playback does not work for them for live or on-demand programmes. A firmware fix has been deployed by Samsung but may take some time to be rolled out across all networks. Please check for software updates if you have problems using the app. Podcast and video playback should not be affected.
- On demand/catchup programmes from local and regional stations are not yet available
- Video clips are not currently available for Intel-based devices, such as the Motorola Razr-i, or Orange San Diego

Recent changes:
We've added a count of available episodes next to each of your favourite programmes. You can find this in the Favourites section of the app.

We value your feedback and if you wish to get in touch with us, please do so by email ([email protected]) or via our Twitter account (@BBCiPlayerRadio)

User reviews of BBC iPlayer Radio
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A Google User
Monday 11:17 PM
Great when works. What's happened, up until this last week it has worked fine and i've listened non stop especially to catch up shows. Two days without category's to choose from and now works as and when it wants to. I choose a programme to listen to and either it starts but then goes into constant buffering mode or just buffering from the start. If it's not broke don't fix it. Could be good but please sort it out.
A Google User
Monday 10:54 PM
So close So close to a great app, but as with other reviewers I can't restart a program after pausing it - very frustrating!
A Google User
Monday 9:55 PM
Can't listen again! Unable to listen to previously aired shows, only what's on live, which defeats the purpose of on demand listening.
A Google User
Monday 4:33 PM
Missing Bluetooth functionality!!!??? When I connect by Bluetooth audio to my car, no information shows of the station, track or whatever, some information should be transmitted! Also when I finish mobile calls with the Bluetooth system, it doesn't resume play automatically. Its should be fully Bluetooth functional!
A Google User
Monday 2:24 PM
Skipping About every 30 seconds it skips forward one or two seconds. Extremely irritating. Avoid until fixed.