Listen to the best of BBC audio with BBC Sounds. Stream and download your favourite BBC podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place.
‐ Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
‐ Pause and rewind live radio as well as browse past and future station schedules
‐ Download or stream your podcasts, radio shows and music on the go
‐ Continue listening from where you left off on any device
‐ Autoplay multiple episodes of series or podcasts or all your downloads (optional)
‐ Subscribe to BBC podcasts, music mixes and shows
‐ See the latest episodes from your favourite programmes and podcasts in one handy list
‐ Get personalised recommendations to discover new audio you’ll love
‐ Send music tracks you like to Apple Music and Spotify
‐ Browse by speech and music categories
‐ Sleep Timer
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I am a Brit living in California and since I was not able to get to London during the pandemic, this radio station has been even more of a lifesaver for me. As well as the musical content, it keeps up my accent and my vocabulary. My favorite programs are Composer of the eeek, Wigmore Hall concerts…
Jun 27, 2022
Great app. And it’s free.
Jun 09, 2022
Would love the ability to install this app on my Apple Watch so I can listen to music while I’m running and don’t have my phone on me!
Jun 18, 2022
My husband and I have been listening to Global News on the BBC since COVID hit the scene. We live as expatriates in a West African country for most of the year, but we’ve live in a variety of places during our married life. We’re still very interested in what’s going on in those places & Global News…
Jun 16, 2022
Barely any of the content is downloadable for offline listening.
Jun 22, 2022