Daily Bacon

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The best interviews and chat from Richard Bacon's afternoon programme on BBC Radio 5 live. Featuring a broad variety of guests from the fields of news, sport and entertainment. You can also watch Richard's show live from the studio at the 5 live website, Monday to Thursday, 2pm to 4pm.

Richard talks to Jo Brand about her latest drama based on social services with Playhouse Presents and Carol Cleveland the 7th Python, gives Richard the latest on rehearsals ahead of the tour in the autumn and tells him who her favourite python was. Also Tom Rosenthal joins Richard for the Moan In.

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Richard talks to Example about his fifth album, his mum wanting him to rap more and him seeking therapy at the height of his fame. Also the TV Review with Ian Hyland and Boyd Hilton....
Mike Silverman has worked in the field of forensic science for over 30 years. He explains the process of gathering & analysing crucial information from the scene of a crime. Plus Richard hears about the latest research into fingerprint analysis, as...
Richard is live at the International Science Festival in Cheltenham. Guests include a robotic seal, a Papua New Guinea stick insect, taste experiments that trick the brain into thinking its eating something it’s not AND Richard's interview with...
Hollywood legend and Old Vic artistic director KEVIN SPACEY and the Moan In with SIMON EVANS...
The Former Chairman of the Conservative Party Norman Fowler joins Richard to talk about his book Aids: Don't die of Prejudice. Also TV reviews with Boyd Hilton...
The actress Maxine Peake talking about politics, films, TV, funding in theatre and her band. And the science of the World Cup is among the topics in BACON'S THEORY our regular Monday science feature....
John Browne resigned as BP chief executive in 2007 after being outed as gay, having worked for the oil giant for nearly 40 years. He talks to Richard about homosexuality in the business world. Plus BBC director of arts Jonty Claypole on the...
Chris Tarrant discusses the wartime achievements of his father, who was awarded the Military Cross for his exploits during World War Two. Freaknonomics co-author Stephen Dubner explains how to Think Like a Freak. And Justin Moorhouse judges the...
Author & satirist PJ O'Rourke discusses the historical good fortune of the Baby Boom generation. And Colin Robertson & Boyd Hilton review the pick of the week's TV highlights including Quirke, Duchess of Malfi, Welcome to Rio and Foxtrot...
Life on Mars star Philip Glenister on his new drama based around the IRA bombing of Manchester in 1996. Plus Francesca Martinez explains how she's incorporated living with cerebral palsy into her act on the comedy circuit. And David Wooding & Fleet...
Ray Mears on his programme - How the Wild West Was Won, which explores the history of Cowboys and Native Americans, and the landscapes and natural habitats that these stories were set in. The psychologist Professor Tanya Byron talks about her work...
The actor, comedian and screenwriter Nick Frost talks about his starring role in Mr Sloane. He tells Richard how he may have turned down Scorcese. Tyger Drew Honey talks about his documentary on body image and we review the week's TV....
Richard speaks to staff & patients at the Specialist Mobility Rehabilitation Centre in Preston, which fits people with prosthetic limbs & helps wounded soldiers rebuild their lives. Plus one woman's amazing story of how a robotic exo-skeleton is...
As the Foreign Secretary William Hague gives an update on latest talks on the humanitarian crisis in Syria - Walking Dead actor David Morrissey talks to Richard about returning from one of the largest refugee camps in neighbouring Jordan. Also Chart...
Richard chats to Radio legend Tony Blackburn on 50 years in the industry, and it's The Moan In with guests Seb and Dustin from comedy sketch show, Cardinal Burns....
Glenn Greenwald US journalist and author on his first and only british broadcast about his book 'No Place to Hide' recounting the Edward Snowden leaks and we review this weeks TV. 13 May 2014...
Comedians David Baddiel, Mark Watson & Henning Wehn join Martin Keown, Nicky Shorey & Ian Dennis to react to Roy Hodgson's England World Cup squad. Plus Jeff Forshaw & Helen Czerski discuss some of the week's science news stories in Bacon's Theory....
Penn & Teller have been entrancing audiences with their unique brand of comedy magic for over 40 years, Penn tells Richard about their UK tour, and his admiration for Harry Houdini and Tommy Cooper. Noel Fitzpatrick - otherwise known as Supervet -...
Charlie Hardwick plays Val Pollard in long-running soap Emmerdale. She tells Richard about dealing with prejudice - and how some people have confused her with her on-screen character - after Val's storyline involving HIV. Plus Nikki Fox joins Richard...