Podcasts

1.  A Poor Decision

1. A Poor Decision

It’s August 1990. The Berlin Wall has fallen and the Cold W...
Trump Impeachment, Afghanistan Future and Operation Granby 30

Trump Impeachment, Afghanistan Future and Operation Granby 30

Donald Trump becomes the first US President to be impeached ...
Commander Field Army On Track with BFBS

Commander Field Army On Track with BFBS

Lieutenant General Jones joined the Army despite his long-he...
The Overtones Christmas party

The Overtones Christmas party

After headlining at world-renowned venues like The London Pa...
Isolation in The Falklands, a home school hero and former SAS soldier Jay Morton

Isolation in The Falklands, a home school hero and former SAS soldier Jay Morton

Charlie Fife talks to the military community in The Falkland...
Black History Month

Black History Month

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez talks to ser...
Covid Response Allies: The PM Says Thanks

Covid Response Allies: The PM Says Thanks

Servicemen and women have been playing a key role in the UK’...
Forces Sport: The State of Play

Forces Sport: The State of Play

Competitive sport in the armed forces came to halt in March ...
For Queer & Country

For Queer & Country

Men and women who are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans-gend...
On Track with Caroline Paige

On Track with Caroline Paige

Caroline talks to Mike Howarth, telling him about her emotio...
Runnymede Memorial: Virtual Commemoration Service

Runnymede Memorial: Virtual Commemoration Service

Every year the RAF holds a remembrance service for the 20 th...
Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Former Royal Marine Mick Dawson has rowed more than 20 thous...
The Mountbatten Festival of Music

The Mountbatten Festival of Music

Jess Bracey presents interviews and musical highlights from ...
VE Day 75 Sound Stories

VE Day 75 Sound Stories

In 1944 the Allied Forces reinvaded mainland Europe. It was ...
Children of Belsen

Children of Belsen

Misty McCready presents this unique documentary recalling th...
Life After Service

Life After Service

Inspirational stories about life on Civvy Street. Promoting...
BFBS 75:  A Witness on History

BFBS 75: A Witness on History

Mike Howarth explains how the radio station for the British ...
Black Rat Tour - Hal Stewart - pt1

Black Rat Tour - Hal Stewart - pt1

BFBS Radio’s Hal Stewart was presented with a Silver trophy ...
Berlin 30: Fall of the Wall

Berlin 30: Fall of the Wall

Jamie Gordon was a trainee presenter at BFBS Berlin in 1989....
RAF 100: Wings over Cyprus

RAF 100: Wings over Cyprus

Jade Callaway and Jess Bracey delve into the history of 6 Sq...
Stereophonics - 'Scream Above The Sounds' Music Special

Stereophonics - 'Scream Above The Sounds' Music Special

To celebrate the Stereophonics tenth studio album, Scream Ab...
From mud through blood to the green fields beyond

From mud through blood to the green fields beyond

Jason Herbert explains how a special unit consisting of mech...
Hypersonic: The Sam Fender Story

Hypersonic: The Sam Fender Story

From humble beginnings in the North East, to festivals and s...
The Overtones: Recovery

The Overtones: Recovery

The Overtones talk about their decade in music. From paintin...
D-Day 75 Sound Stories

D-Day 75 Sound Stories

Listen to the story of D-Day as told by radio news broadcast...
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 Tra...
Wings over Ulster

Wings over Ulster

Tony Rodgers uncovers the importance of the wartime Northern...
Away From You: The Story of the Afghan Interpreters

Away From You: The Story of the Afghan Interpreters

More than 3000 Afghans worked as interpreters alongside Brit...
What does the Battle of Waterloo mean to you?

What does the Battle of Waterloo mean to you?

Mikaela Roche asks today’s servicemen and women why the Brit...
Inside The Glasshouse: Shattering the myths

Inside The Glasshouse: Shattering the myths

The MCTC provides training for those servicemen and women se...
Roachford Music Special with Richard Hatch

Roachford Music Special with Richard Hatch

Roachford talks about his musical influences, and being rein...
Bravo 22: The performance of their lives

Bravo 22: The performance of their lives

Charlene Guy and Royal Marine Cassidy Little go behind the s...
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 cl...
Hoot and roar: 100 years of 84 Squadron

Hoot and roar: 100 years of 84 Squadron

Jess Bracey looks at the history of the only RAF Squadron to...
The House That Disco Built with Neil Moore & Lenny Fontana

The House That Disco Built with Neil Moore & Lenny Fontana

In this BFBS music special we take a journey into New York’s...
Missing On Patrol: Finding Alan

Missing On Patrol: Finding Alan

In this special programme, we follow key moments in Ann Addi...
Just A Bowl Of Cherries

Just A Bowl Of Cherries

Generations apart, Invictus athlete Poppy Pawsey talks with ...
Coming Home: Chris Thrall

Coming Home: Chris Thrall

Coming Home: Chris Thrall tells the story of a Royal Marine ...
Dame Vera at 100

Dame Vera at 100

To celebrate Dame Vera's 100th birthday, BFBS takes look at ...
Colin Thackery: The Next Stage

Colin Thackery: The Next Stage

Colin Thackery is the singing Chelsea Pensioner who at the a...
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 bab...
Bovington: The Home Of The Tank

Bovington: The Home Of The Tank

Amy Casey meets Lt Col (Retd) Stewart Berman, formerly from ...
On Track with Georgia Steel

On Track with Georgia Steel

From 'loyal' Navy to British Forces - does Love Island's Geo...
Jim Kerr On Simple Minds

Jim Kerr On Simple Minds

Hal Stewart talks to Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr in an Or...
Ed Sheeran in Afghanistan

Ed Sheeran in Afghanistan

A one-hour special with Ed Sheeran in BFBS studio in Camp Ba...
Andy Burrows Music Special with Frank McCarthy

Andy Burrows Music Special with Frank McCarthy

Andy Burrows talks about Razorlight life, and how a drummer ...
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 an...
Tony Momrelle In Session

Tony Momrelle In Session

Soul singer-songwriter, Tony Momrelle, performs acoustic son...
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 his...
Texas music special

Texas music special

Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri shares stories about her l...
Jodie Abacus Music Special with Mario

Jodie Abacus Music Special with Mario

Jodie Abacus performed exclusively for BFBS, proving he has ...
Jack Savoretti in session

Jack Savoretti in session

Jack Savoretti performs acoustic versions of Home, Nobody ‘C...
Reef In Conversation with Ernie Rowe

Reef In Conversation with Ernie Rowe

Revelation, The RAF and The Rolling Stones - Reef reveal all...
Tony Hadley: On My Own

Tony Hadley: On My Own

Tony Hadley talks to BFBS about going solo in 'On My Own'. ...
Shaun Escoffery Music Special with Mario

Shaun Escoffery Music Special with Mario

Shaun Escoffery swaps the stage for the BFBS studio as he si...
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, a...
The Shires In Session

The Shires In Session

The Shires met thanks to fate and Facebook. Ben and Chrissie...
Markus Feehily In Session On BFBS

Markus Feehily In Session On BFBS

Former Westlife singer, Markus Feehily, talks to BFBS about ...
Grant Nicholas Music Special

Grant Nicholas Music Special

Feeder's front man, Grant Nicholas, performs a brilliant set...
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 r...
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 ch...
Ward Thomas Christmas special with Ernie Rowe

Ward Thomas Christmas special with Ernie Rowe

Ward Thomas talk about everything from their very first brus...
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-ho...
Editors Music Special with Amy Casey

Editors Music Special with Amy Casey

Tom Smith from Editors talks tracks, tours and how watching ...
A Submariner’s Tale

A Submariner’s Tale

Gini Carlin talks to six submariners about life under the oc...
Children of Belsen

Children of Belsen

Misty McCready presents this unique documentary recalling th...
Wings over Cyprus - 32 Sqn

Wings over Cyprus - 32 Sqn

We follow 32 (The Royal) Squadron, who provide Command Suppo...
My Trafalgar

My Trafalgar

Gini Carlin talks to serving sailors about Admiral Lord Nels...
Cassidy Little: Coming Home

Cassidy Little: Coming Home

Cassidy Little is now an actor and presenter and has appeare...
Stammering In The Military - The Unspeakable Truth

Stammering In The Military - The Unspeakable Truth

One in every hundred adults has a stammer. We find out how t...
Army Air Corps at 60

Army Air Corps at 60

Chris Sturgess takes us on a journey through the history of ...
Operation Herrick: The Patient Pathway

Operation Herrick: The Patient Pathway

During Op Herrick 17, Richard Hutchinson was given unprecede...
Chelsea Pensioners: A Life Served

Chelsea Pensioners: A Life Served

Four entertaining and inspiring Chelsea Pensioners talk to R...
Women Of The Waves

Women Of The Waves

The WRNS, more commonly known as The Wrens, was formed in 19...
Gurkha 200

Gurkha 200

Ask anyone who has served alongside the Gurkhas to sum up th...
70 years of BFBS

70 years of BFBS

Patrick Eade tells the story of the radio station for the Br...
Wings over Cyprus - 70 Sqn

Wings over Cyprus - 70 Sqn

We follow 70 Squadron, one of the Royal Air Force’s most wel...
Fusiliers 50

Fusiliers 50

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

Spitfire 80: How She Won The War

The Supermarine Spitfire is widely acknowledged as the iconi...
I Am Invictus

I Am Invictus

The sequel to the award winning ‘I Am Unconquered’, follows ...
HMS Medusa: 70 years on

HMS Medusa: 70 years on

Richard Hutchinson revisits D-Day through the story of HMS M...
I Am Unconquered

I Am Unconquered

Hear from the veteran whose four-year-old daughter saved her...
On Track with Jenni Falconer

On Track with Jenni Falconer

Jenni is put through her paces by an army tank commander as ...
On Track with Stuart Pearce

On Track with Stuart Pearce

Legendary England defender Stuart Pearce OBE is a football f...
BFBS fright night: Halloween 2018

BFBS fright night: Halloween 2018

Bring a change of pants as we take a night-time tour of Drak...
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 ...
Tall Stories with Stephan Merchant

Tall Stories with Stephan Merchant

Stephan Merchant is a writer, director, comedian and actor. ...
The Cadet Takeover With Andy McNab

The Cadet Takeover With Andy McNab

Tim Humphries presents a #CadetTakeover Podcast with Andy Mc...
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 i...
Damn the Torpedoes

Damn the Torpedoes

Sit back and enjoy half an hour of side-splitting forces com...