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Best BBC Radio 3 podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best BBC Radio 3 podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
 
BBC Radio 3's Composer Of The Week is a guide to composers and their music. The podcast is compiled from the week's programmes and published on Friday, it is only available in the UK.
 
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Sound of Cinema
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Series of programmes exploring film music
 
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Time Travellers
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Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents a collection of quirky tales from the corners of history, exploring a different theme in each weekly episode.
 
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Arts & Ideas
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Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
 
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Private Passions
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Guests from all walks of life discuss their musical loves and hates, and talk about the influence music has had on their lives
 
Jess Gillam hosts the music show for people who like classical and other stuff too. Music, eclectic playlists and chat, with a new guest every week.
 
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Between the Ears
Monthly
 
Innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers.
 
Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.
 
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The Essay
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Leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week - insight, opinion and intellectual surprise.
 
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Drama of the Week
Monthly
 
Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.
 
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In Tune Highlights
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Highlights from BBC Radio 3’s In Tune - featuring interviews with guests from the world of music and the arts. In Tune is presented by Sean Rafferty and Katie Derham.
 
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Slow Radio
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An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.
 
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The Verb
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Radio 3's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing and performance
 
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The Way I See It
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Leading creative thinkers choose an artwork from the Museum of Modern Art, and talk about how it inspires or provokes, thrills or surprises them. Presented by Alastair Sooke.
 
An edited version of the regular Building a Library slot where guest experts review available recordings of a work from the classical music repertoire and give a recommendation.
 
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Music Matters
Monthly
 
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
 
An exploration of early music, looking at early developments in musical performance and composition in Britain and abroad. UK only: please note that not all episodes are podcast.
 
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
 
Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.
 
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The Blame Game
Monthly
 
Comedy news quiz
 
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz does exactly what it says on the tin: a weekly selection of tracks through which Geoffrey Smith shares his passion for jazz from a personal perspective
 
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Football Daily
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The latest from the Premier League, EFL, European football and more!
 
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Classical Fix
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Clemmie Burton-Hill mixes classical playlists for music-loving guests. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
 
Is he the world’s greatest playwright? Make up your own mind with these original, innovative productions & casts that would sell out the West End in minutes. Lend them your ears.
 
Mozart’s world rediscovered in objects of his time. Professor Cliff Eisen looks at Mozart’s world through objects that were close to him. From BBC Radio 3.
 
Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews today’s composers exploring the relationshipbetween their immediate environment and the music they write. From BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now, published on Sunday mornings.
 
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show, Dead Ringers and Lobby Land.
 
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Jazz Library
Daily+
 
Programme offering advice and guidance to those interested in building a library of jazz recordings or adding to an existing one
 
BBC Radio 3's Piano A to Z
 
Artists, musicians and composers introduce fifty key pieces of classical music composed between 1950 and 2000. As featured in the BBC Radio 3 programme, Hear & Now.
 
The final shortlist of winning carols in the Breakfast Christmas Carol Competition. Composed by listeners, a setting of a poem by Susan Hill specially written for Radio 3
 
Dramas for English language learners from BBC World Service. Improve your English with retellings of stories classic and new. Each episode is between 6 and 10 minutes long.
 
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Classical Fix
Daily+
 
Our podcast has moved! To subscribe to our new feed, search for “Classical Fix” and click on the pic of Clemmie’s face.
 
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Georgian Pleasures
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Key pieces of music from the Georgian period explored by Suzy Klein and Christian Curnyn. From BBC Radio 3
 
World music from the Commonwealth countries for BBC Radio 3’s World on 3, Fridays. Musicians, sportspeople and cultural figures introduce music recorded on location.
 
A comprehensive guide to the language of opera with contributions from singers, conductors, directors and vocal coaches. From BBC Radio 3, May 2010
 
Highlights of BBC Radio 3’s special programmes to mark the WW1 centenary. Classical music, art, literature, film, popular songs and cultural life inspired by the war.
 
In this set of free downloads, BBC Radio 3 presenters introduce a key composer and work featured in BBC Prom concerts.
 
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Modern Muses
Monthly
 
Creative collaborations in new music. A series where the world’s leading composers and performers explain how they cooperate in the creation of new work.
 
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Saturday Classics
Monthly
 
A personal view of classical music from a range of presenters. Authored, themed mini-series and one-off programmes offer a chance to share the musical interests of the presenters.
 
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Unplucked
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Composer and comedian Vikki Stone unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.
 
Discover classical music loved by celebrated guests from all walks of life. To hear the music in full go to BBC Playlister.
 
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Test Match Special
Weekly+
 
Insight and analysis from the Test Match Special team - including interviews with top players and special features.
 
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Ravel Revealed
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Maurice Ravel revealed through guides to his work and life. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Ravel Day, 7 March 2014.
 
BBC Radio 3's Story of Music told through 50 Pieces. Howard Goodall in conversation with Suzy Klein about 50 pieces of music that changed the course of music history.
 
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Drawing from her amazing career Dame Kiri selects her 20 favourite voices, including not only Classical but pop singers too, illustrating with music why they make her top list.
 
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Green nail varnish? Tick. Cycling knickerbockers? Tick. Pet giraffe? Tick. Dancing and playing violin on stilts? Tick. Join Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough and the Time Travelling team as they delve into the weird worlds of four musical eccentrics.By BBC Radio 3
 
Chelsea avoided a late scare at Stamford Bridge against Lille and Liverpool topped Group E when they beat an impressive Salzburg side.Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis, Clinton Morrison and Statman Dave, where they discuss both sides future in the tournament. Inter Milan and Ajax are both out of the Champions League, John Bennett sums up all ...…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, continues his deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Today's edition features the choice of husband and wife Sarah Sze & Siddhartha Mukherjee. Sarah is an award-winning s ...…
 
Nana Oforiatta Ayim is creating an encyclopedia of online images of Africa to challenge the way it is seen, has curated Ghana's first art pavilion at the Venice Biennale, toured a mobile museum round the country to gather a grass roots history and published her first novel.The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim is out now. Cultural Encyclopaedia ...…
 
Sean Rafferty is joined by the choir Ex Cathedra and folk supergroup The Melrose Quartet. He also pays tribute to Mariss Jansons, and Gabriela Montero improvises at the In Tune piano.By BBC Radio 3
 
Join Steve Crossman, former West Ham & Chelsea keeper Rob Green, Premier League title winner Chris Sutton and commentator Jonathan Pearce as they look back at Arsenal FINALLY getting their first win in 10 games as they beat West Ham 3-1 at the London Stadium. The guys also preview crucial Champions League games for both Liverpool & Chelsea.…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, takes us on a deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Leading cultural figures in the series include Grammy- and Emmy-award-winning Hollywood actor and comedian Steve Mart ...…
 
Sean Rafferty presents musical highlights from In Tune, including a Jazz Age extravaganza from Alex Mendham & His Orchestra. Plus The Gesualdo Six sing sacred music for Advent, and the Fauré Quartet play their own twist on Pictures at an Exhibition.By BBC Radio 3
 
Flora Willson recommends recordings of Delibes's opera, LakméBy BBC Radio 3
 
A new series from Tom Allen, star of Mock The Week, Bake Off Extra Slice, The Apprentice: You're Fired and fresh from a sell out solo performance at The London Palladium.Tom Allen is Actually Not Very Nice explores what happens when Tom's calm and collected exterior collapses. He used to be such a nice boy but what has happened to turn him naug ...…
 
Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Kelly, ex-Millwall striker Steve Morison and The Independent's Melissa Reddy join Emma Saunders to look back on the weekend's action. With Leicester now leading the chasing pack to Liverpool, the team assess whether Brendan Rodgers' side are now genuine title contenders. Duncan Ferguson impressed ...…
 
Journalist, academic and author Bolu Babalola tries Clemmie's classical playlist which takes in fairy tales, yearning Harlem poetry, and popular High Life melodies from Nigeria.Bolu's playlist in full:Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake ThemeErrollyn Wallen: Horseplay - LivelyMargaret Bonds: Three Dream Portraits - Dream VariationPhilip Glass: ...…
 
Every "sha-la-la-la" and every "wo-o-wo-oh"...Tom Service brings the backing singers of both the pop and opera worlds to the fore.With backing singers David Combes and Izzy Chase, and Royal Opera House chorus member, Rebecca Lodge.By BBC Radio 3
 
David Nott is a Welsh consultant surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Imperial College London; for more than twenty-five years he has volunteered as a surgeon in disaster and war zones across the world. He has worked in Sarajevo, Kabul, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Iraq, the Congo, Yemen, Gaza, and, most recently, Syria. Often under fire, in makeshift ...…
 
Mark Chapman reflects on a huge day of Premier League football as Manchester United played their part in the title race, beating Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad.Our football correspondent John Murray and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown analyse the game and debate whether Manchester City can overturn a 14-point deficit to leagu ...…
 
Matthew Sweet presents music from films with characters who come back down to earth with a bump. Whether it's returning to everyday life after war, surviving an accident or extreme event, or adjusting to life after fame. Our featured new release is Lucy in the Sky, starring Natalie Portman as an astronaut whose suburban life spirals out of cont ...…
 
Jess is joined by the accordionist Bartosz Glowacki to share their favourite tracks of the moment, including music by Piazzolla, June Tabor, a Chopin ballade and Sofia Gubaidulina's experimental concerto for orchestra and jazz band.By BBC Radio 3
 
Tom Service talks to director Richard Eyre, whose celebrated production of Verdi's La Traviata for the Royal Opera House has clocked up 25 years. Soprano Angela Gheorghiu was its first Violetta, and Tom catches up with her, and with one of the production's more recent Violetta's, Ermonela Jaho. And starting at the site where La Traviata was fir ...…
 
Along with the usual caustic review of the people and events which are making the weeks news, guest host Gerry Kelly chairs the discussion when Colin Murphy, Jake O’Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by Joanne McNally to wag the finger of blame as the festive season kicks in.A Moondog Production for BBC Radio Ulster…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, continues his deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Today's edition features American fashion designer, Zac Posen. His outfits have been worn by British royalty and Holl ...…
 
This week the cabaret of the word heads to the playing field to examine the language of sports writing. Playing for Ian McMillan's team are the T.S.Eliot nominated poet Zaffar Kunial who has just published a pamphlet of poems on cricket, Frank Skinner, whose 'Fantasy Football League' set the tone for sports coverage in the 90's, and we'll hear ...…
 
Kyle Walker is joined by Gaz Drinkwater, former Manchester United and West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening & former Manchester City & Spurs midfielder Michael Brown to preview another bumper weekend of Premier League action. Will Man United do Liverpool a favour in the derby? And how will 'Big' Dunc rally the troops at Everton?** DISCLAIMER * ...…
 
A montage of music and natural sounds from the Abernethy Forest in the Scottish Highlands, coniferous woodland that is home to chaffinches, wren, willow warblers, mistle thrush, Scottish crossbills and more; we meet an Oscillated Turkey, native to the rainforests of Guatemala; we’ll warm your cockles with the sound of thermal mud pools at Poiki ...…
 
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday.By BBC Radio 4
 
Donald Macleod illustrates Leos Janacek’s inner tensions through five key relationshipsOne of the most original voices of the twentieth century, Leoš Janáček was a composer, musical theorist, folklorist and teacher. Born in 1854 in the Moravian village of Hukvaldy, which was then part of the Austrian Empire, in his youth German was the language ...…
 
Donald Macleod illustrates Leos Janacek’s inner tensions through five key relationshipsOne of the most original voices of the twentieth century, Leoš Janáček was a composer, musical theorist, folklorist and teacher. Born in 1854 in the Moravian village of Hukvaldy, which was then part of the Austrian Empire, in his youth German was the language ...…
 
First in the latest series of the comedy drama set in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast. By Annamaria Murphy.Gareth and Diane's baby arrives early on the 302 bus into town, but that's not the only new arrival about to land in Glan Don. As the lives of the pub landlords are thrown into turmoil, up at the castle sleep ...…
 
First in the latest series of the comedy drama set in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast. By Annamaria Murphy.Gareth and Diane's baby arrives early on the 302 bus into town, but that's not the only new arrival about to land in Glan Don. As the lives of the pub landlords are thrown into turmoil, up at the castle sleep ...…
 
Scrooge is getting used to the company of ghosts, but here's one he doesn't expect.By BBC Radio
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, continues his deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Today's edition features a work by a Latvian-American visual artist best known for photo-realistic paintings and draw ...…
 
Historian William Dalrymple, Wasafiri editor Susheila Nasta and novelist Romesh Gunesekera join Rana Mitter for a conversation looking at the East India company, the socialist economic policies and language battles in Ceylon in the 1960s before it became Sri Lanka and the way writing from around the world has reflected changes of attitude to po ...…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by Chief football writer for BBC Sport Phil McNulty, former Manchester City and Spurs midfielder Michael Brown and Everton legend Leon Osman as they dissect Marco Silva's sacking by Everton and who’s in frame to replace the Portuguese at Goodison Park. The team are also joined by Derby County defender Curtis Davies, who ...…
 
Former Middlesbrough boss and Real Madrid defender Aitor Karanka and agent Jonathan Barnett join Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Mina Rzouki to discuss the future of Gareth Bale, his relationship with Zinedine Zidane and what Jose Mourinho will bring to Tottenham.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
**SPOILER ALERT** Chappers has the breaking news on who has been evicted from I’m a Celebrity! So if you don’t want to know who the latest camp-mate is to go then skip the first 30 seconds of the pod and also at 27 minutes in (but you can probably guess...)But not only that Mark Chapman, Michael Brown and John Murray look at the biggest Premier ...…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, continues his deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Today's edition features the choice of heavy weight sculptor of steel, Richard Serra. He chooses Jackson Pollock’s "O ...…
 
Author Priya Basil and curator Victoria Avery look at food, fasting and feeding guests. Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough is their host as the FitzWilliam Museum in Cambridge opens an exhibition and Priya Basil publishes reflections on hospitality which link the free meals offered to all which is part of Sikhism to food clubs in Germany which have w ...…
 
Eleanor Oldroyd pays tribute to former England captain Bob Willis, who has died at the age of 70. His teammates Mike Brearley, Vic Marks and David Gower share their memories of him, including Willis' memorable performance during 1981 Ashes series at Headingley.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Don your Sou'wester and join Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough as she sets sail to discover salty stories of music and musicians at sea. From a composer's capsized canoe to a much more tragic shipwreck, from a haunted lighthouse to deserted islands, our Time Travellers explore the seafaring musical stories from the far south to the extreme north of ...…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and commentator Conor McNamara to reflect on Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Burnley in the Premier League.The team analyse the performances of Manchester City’s Rodri and Gabriel Jesus – who both were on the scoresheet – and why they’ve beco ...…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, continues his deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Today's edition features the choice of American lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson. He has chosen The ...…
 
Nam June Paik made art with TV sets and imagined an information superhighway before the internet was invented. John Giorno organised multi-media and dial-a-poem events. Poet and New Generation Thinker Sarah Jackson joins Matthew Sweet to look at the visions of the future conjured up by these artists who were both interested in the influence of ...…
 
Kirsten Gibson recommends recordings of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas Z.626By BBC Radio 3
 
Would Brendan Rodgers take the Arsenal job or does it now represent a step down from Leicester? Could victory in the Merseyside Derby save Marco Silva? What reception will José Mourinho get on his return to Old Trafford? And was Virgil van Dijk deserving of the Ballon d'Or over Lionel Messi? All questions for Chris Sutton, Charlie Adam and Andy ...…
 
Art critic Alastair Sooke, in the company of some of the leading creatives of our age, takes us on a deep dive into the stunning works in the Museum of Modern Art's collection, whilst exploring what it really means “to see” art. Leading cultural figures in the series include Grammy- and Emmy award-winning Hollywood actor and comedian Steve Mart ...…
 
Join multi award-winning comedian and US citizen Rich Hall as he takes a look across the pond at the current state of US politics.A combination of stand-up, sketch and interview, Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown broadcasts live from the fictional IBBC network in Washington to the whole of the United States.In this thanksgiving special Rich and his co ...…
 
Journalist, author and podcast host Daisy Buchanan tries Clemmie's classical playlist.Daisy's playlist in full:Nicola Matteis: La Vecchia SarabandaAnton Bruckner: Locus isteAaron Jay Kernis: Musica CelestisErik Satie: 'Sylvie' from Trois MelodiesAnn Southam: Glass HousesEdward Elgar: Sea Slumber-Song from Sea Pictures…
 
Emma Saunders is joined by Sol Bamba, Dave Edwards and Sami Mokbel to discuss an agonising defeat for Marco Silva's Everton and a new Arsenal with the same old problems as they reflect on a dramatic weekend in the Premier League. Plus - who do Dave and Sol want in the FA Cup third round and what has nearly moved them to tears?…
 
Hannah Rankin grew up on a sheep farm near Loch Lomond. Earlier this year she made history by becoming the first Scottish woman to win a boxing world title when she became the IBO (International Boxing Organisation) super-welterweight champion. She’s recently returned from winning her first big fight in America. But, as she tells Michael Berkel ...…
 
A storytelling of walks with friends by Georgina Elsom. We have created audio that is inspired by physical acts of walking and talking, transformed into a unique blend of field recordings with music and poetic storytelling. These stories have been created following individual walks in places across the UK, and captures the feeling of the walk, ...…
 
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