Podcasts

Sitrep 6th August 2020

Sitrep 6th August 2020

Covid 19 and food supplies; Gurkha training; Balaclava meda...
Covid Response Allies: The PM Says Thanks

Covid Response Allies: The PM Says Thanks

How the UK armed forces helped fight Coronavirus
13.  Engaged, married, deployed

13. Engaged, married, deployed

The triumphs and trials of family life in the armed forces
Forces Sport: The State of Play

Forces Sport: The State of Play

When will we see the return of forces sport?
For Queer & Country

For Queer & Country

Conversations with LGBTQ+ servicemen and women
On Track with Caroline Paige

On Track with Caroline Paige

The first transgender officer to serve openly.
Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Stories from the record-breaking ocean rower Mick Dawson
The Mountbatten Festival of Music

The Mountbatten Festival of Music

Featuring the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines
Children of Belsen

Children of Belsen

Childhood memories from those held at Bergen-Belsen
Life After Service

Life After Service

Inspirational stories about life on Civvy Street
What does the Battle of Waterloo mean to you?

What does the Battle of Waterloo mean to you?

Why this 200-year-old battle is still relevant today
Inside The Glasshouse: Shattering the myths

Inside The Glasshouse: Shattering the myths

Life at Colchester’s Military Corrective Training Centre
Neil Moore In Conversation With DJ Paul Van Dyk

Neil Moore In Conversation With DJ Paul Van Dyk

International DJ Paul Van Dyk is without doubt one of the c...
Black Rat Tour - Hal Stewart - pt5

Black Rat Tour - Hal Stewart - pt5

"Black Rat Tour" is a series of five one-hour programmes re...
Bravo 22: The performance of their lives

Bravo 22: The performance of their lives

Backstage at this ground-breaking stage show
Stereophonics - 'Scream Above The Sounds' Music Special

Stereophonics - 'Scream Above The Sounds' Music Special

To celebrate the Stereophonics tenth studio album, Scream A...
Wings over Ulster

Wings over Ulster

The story of aviation in Northern Ireland during WW2
Commander Field Army On Track with BFBS

Commander Field Army On Track with BFBS

Lt Gen Ivan Jones talks Army life and his favourite music.
Hypersonic: The Sam Fender Story

Hypersonic: The Sam Fender Story

The singer-songwriter talks to Amy Casey.
Colin Thackery: The Next Stage

Colin Thackery: The Next Stage

The Britain’s Got Talent Winner talks about his Army life.
BFBS 75:  A Witness on History

BFBS 75: A Witness on History

The fascinating story of BFBS Radio, from 1943 to today
Berlin 30: Fall of the Wall

Berlin 30: Fall of the Wall

Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years ago
Women Of The Waves

Women Of The Waves

Stories from a century of women in the Royal Navy
HMS Medusa: 70 years on

HMS Medusa: 70 years on

D-Day stories from this small navigation vesse
70 years of BFBS

70 years of BFBS

The history of BFBS Radio told by presenters & listener
Chelsea Pensioners: A Life Served

Chelsea Pensioners: A Life Served

Conversation with residents at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Gurkha 200

Gurkha 200

The History of the Brigade of Gurkhas.
My Trafalgar

My Trafalgar

The legacy of the Royal Navy’s most famous battle
Army Air Corps at 60

Army Air Corps at 60

Chris Sturgess takes us on a journey through the history of...
Cassidy Little: Coming Home

Cassidy Little: Coming Home

The former Royal Marine turned actor talks about his life.
Operation Herrick: The Patient Pathway

Operation Herrick: The Patient Pathway

The journey to recovery, from battlefield to the UK.
A Submariner’s Tale

A Submariner’s Tale

What’s it like to live and work in the depths of the sea?
Fusiliers 50

Fusiliers 50

With their distinctive badge, the red-over-white hackle, Th...
Spitfire 80: How She Won The War

Spitfire 80: How She Won The War

The story of the women who built the Spitfire
I Am Invictus

I Am Invictus

Three more Invictus Games Athletes share their stories.
Wings over Cyprus - 70 Sqn

Wings over Cyprus - 70 Sqn

We follow 70 Squadron, one of the Royal Air Force’s most we...
Wings over Cyprus - 32 Sqn

Wings over Cyprus - 32 Sqn

We follow 32 (The Royal) Squadron, who provide Command Supp...
I Am Unconquered

I Am Unconquered

Four Invictus Games Athletes share their stories.
On Track with Jenni Falconer

On Track with Jenni Falconer

The TV and Radio presenter tests her tank skills.
On Track with Stuart Pearce

On Track with Stuart Pearce

The former England captain tests his tank skills.
On Track with Caroline Paige

On Track with Caroline Paige

The first transgender officer to serve openly.
Tall Stories with Stephan Merchant

Tall Stories with Stephan Merchant

Some very funny tales from a very funny man.
On Track with Georgia Steel

On Track with Georgia Steel

From 'loyal' Navy to British Forces - does Love Island's Ge...
Shaun Escoffery Music Special with Mario

Shaun Escoffery Music Special with Mario

Shaun Escoffery swaps the stage for the BFBS studio as he s...
Andy Burrows Music Special with Frank McCarthy

Andy Burrows Music Special with Frank McCarthy

Andy Burrows talks about Razorlight life, and how a drummer...
Reef In Conversation with Ernie Rowe

Reef In Conversation with Ernie Rowe

Revelation, The RAF and The Rolling Stones - Reef reveal al...
Fleur East On Track With Forces Radio BFBS

Fleur East On Track With Forces Radio BFBS

Fleur East joined Amy Casey for an acoustic session and a c...
Turin Brakes Music Special with Amy Casey

Turin Brakes Music Special with Amy Casey

Turin Brakes join Amy Casey in the BFBS studio for a chat a...
Jack Savoretti in session

Jack Savoretti in session

Jack Savoretti performs acoustic versions of Home, Nobody ‘...
Grant Nicholas Music Special

Grant Nicholas Music Special

Feeder's front man, Grant Nicholas, performs a brilliant se...
Tony Momrelle In Session

Tony Momrelle In Session

Soul singer-songwriter, Tony Momrelle, performs acoustic so...
The Shires In Session

The Shires In Session

The Shires met thanks to fate and Facebook. Ben and Chrissi...
You Me At Six Original Music Special

You Me At Six Original Music Special

You Me At Six talk music, forces and football in this one-h...
Albin Lee Meldau Music Special with Danny Parkinson

Albin Lee Meldau Music Special with Danny Parkinson

The son of a Swedish jazz singer mother and a British punk ...
Ed Sheeran in Afghanistan

Ed Sheeran in Afghanistan

A one-hour special with Ed Sheeran in BFBS studio in Camp B...
Roachford Music Special with Richard Hatch

Roachford Music Special with Richard Hatch

Roachford talks about his musical influences, and being rei...
Jodie Abacus Music Special with Mario

Jodie Abacus Music Special with Mario

Jodie Abacus performed exclusively for BFBS, proving he has...
Jim Kerr On Simple Minds

Jim Kerr On Simple Minds

Hal Stewart talks to Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr in an O...
Markus Feehily In Session On BFBS

Markus Feehily In Session On BFBS

Former Westlife singer, Markus Feehily, talks to BFBS about...
Matt Cardle In Session With Jay James

Matt Cardle In Session With Jay James

Former X Factor winner Matt Cardle bares all to Jay James, ...
Texas music special

Texas music special

Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri shares stories about her ...
Editors Music Special with Amy Casey

Editors Music Special with Amy Casey

Tom Smith from Editors talks tracks, tours and how watching...
Tony Hadley: On My Own

Tony Hadley: On My Own

Tony Hadley talks to BFBS about going solo in 'On My Own'. ...
The Overtones: Recovery

The Overtones: Recovery

The Overtones talk about their decade in music. From painti...
Away From You: The Story of the Afghan Interpreters

Away From You: The Story of the Afghan Interpreters

How local interpreters risked their lives in Afghanistan.
The House That Disco Built with Neil Moore & Lenny Fontana

The House That Disco Built with Neil Moore & Lenny Fontana

How disco laid the foundations for house music.
Lenny Fontana's House Sound Of New York

Lenny Fontana's House Sound Of New York

Legendary House DJ and producer Lenny Fontana talk about hi...
The Cadet Takeover With Andy McNab

The Cadet Takeover With Andy McNab

Tim Humphries presents a #CadetTakeover Podcast with Andy M...
Dame Vera Lynn

Dame Vera Lynn

Chris Pearson delved into the archives to take a look back ...
Andy McNab In Conversation With Hal Stewart

Andy McNab In Conversation With Hal Stewart

Andy McNab talks to BFBS about how he was abandoned as a ba...
Tea With A National Treasure - The Joy Lofthouse Story

Tea With A National Treasure - The Joy Lofthouse Story

After discovering a story on Ops last year about the Air Tr...
The Vulcan Documentary with Richard Hatch and Hal Stewart

The Vulcan Documentary with Richard Hatch and Hal Stewart

Sit back, strap in and enjoy the world's first ever bom-com...
World Cup 1966: 50 Years Of Hurt

World Cup 1966: 50 Years Of Hurt

Gary Cahill, Emile Heskey and Sir Geoff Hurst chat to BFBS ...