Users' questions

Can I still use iPlayer radio?

Can I still use iPlayer radio?

The BBC Sounds app requires users to have a device which is capable of running iOS 11.3, Android 5 or Amazon OS 5 (or above). However, in the majority of cases users who have older devices which cannot be upgraded (e.g. iPhone 4S/5/5C or iPad 4th generation) can still use BBC Sounds via the web at

How do I listen to BBC Radio catch up?

BBC World Service is always available to listen to online, via iPlayer Radio on your computer and mobile phone – simply visit on your phone’s internet browser. Please use the iPlayer Radio help pages to find out more or if you are having any problems listening.

Where can I listen to old Desert Island Discs?

BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 – Desert Island Discs – Available now.

Can you catch-up on Radio 2?

You can listen live online to Radio 2 In Concert with Florence + The Machine, . Or catch-up online for 7 days after broadcast.

How can I listen to previously aired radio?

the RADIO.COM App on your mobile device, or visit 2Play any Rewind-enabled news, talk or sports station. You’ll see the Rewind experience on the mobile player page.

Why is iPlayer so bad?

BBC iPlayer uses technology called Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) that can reduce or increase the video quality depending on your available internet speed. So if your internet connection is slow or being used by several devices, it will play the video at a lower quality to fit the available bandwidth, rather than buffering.

Can I listen to Radio 2 on my phone?

You can now access info about Radio 2 on your mobile phone with our new Radio 2 mobile site. Listeners on the move can now access schedule information, features, competitions, and view the Radio 2 studio webcams via their internet-enabled mobile phones.

What is the most requested song on Desert Island Discs?

Favourite tracks The most common favourite discs are Bach’s St Matthew Passion and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (each chosen by 32 castaways), followed by Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B minor, and Schubert’s String Quintet. The first non-classical favourite is Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World (18th place, 12 castaways).

What is the greatest radio show of all time?

The most popular radio shows of all time

  1. Bottom Line.
  2. Desert Island Discs.
  3. The Archers.
  4. Round the Horne. Round The Horne entertained its listeners on BBC between 1965 and 1968.
  5. Hancock’s Half Hour. Hancock’s Half Hour was on air from 1954 to 1959.
  6. In the Psychiatrist’s Chair. This radio show ran from 1982 to 2001.

How can I listen to Radio 2 again?

How to Listen:

  1. On FM analogue radio: 88 – 91 FM.
  2. DAB Digital Radio: Listed as “BBC Radio 2” or “Radio 2”
  3. Freeview: Channel 702.
  4. Freesat: Channel 702.
  5. Sky TV: Channel 0102.
  6. Virgin: Channel 902.
  7. Online:
  8. Mobile and Tablets: