Talking about Breathtaking16/02/2024
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New ITV drama ‘Breathtaking’ recounts the devastating impact of the coronavirus through the eyes of staff at the NHS.
Natasha Reneaux has been chatting to actress Joanne Froggatt and Doctor Rachel Clarke to find out more!
The global bestselling novel ‘One Day’ has been made into a Netflix series, which is now available for you to stream.
Nicole Taylor is the writer and producer of the series and has been telling Natasha Reneaux what it’s all about.
Gladiator contestant Major Finlay Anderson of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, joins Danni G from BFBS Radio.
In this BFBS exclusive, Finlay shares his experiences on the series, gives us some behind the scenes gossip PLUS find out just how confident he was heading into the show!
Richard Hatch from BFBS Radio is joined by British icon Sir David Jason to talk about his new show Toolshed. In this exclusive interview Sir David talks candidly about the new show, his bromance with Jay, how he’s finding playing himself for once PLUS find out about the massive train he’s built in his garden!
It’s safe to say that The Traitors was unmissable TV – and the final was as dramatic as it gets. Twenty-two strangers compete in a series of missions for a chance to win £120,000, but amongst the players lie the ‘traitors’ who meet in secret to decide who to eliminate from their fellow players, known as ‘faithfuls’.
The winner was Harry Clark, who played a fantastic game, and he spoke with George & Ben about the show, how he got involved and what's next!
Captain Dale Dye is a decorated Marine who served in the Vietnam War and is now a military film advisor. He's worked on Band of Brothers, Saving Private Ryan, Platoon and, of course, Masters of the Air to name a few.
Natasha Reneaux spoke with him about his military career, getting into the film industry, his approach on set and more!
Trigger Point is back on our TV screens for a new series. If you missed series one, it follows explosives officer Lana Washington, played by Vicky McClure, as she leads the fight back against a terrorist cell targeting London.
Natasha Reneaux has been finding out what’s in store for us for series 2 with Nabil Elouahabi and Natalie Simpson.
Listen again to our Burns Night special on BFBS Radio as Jess Bracey and Gemma-Leigh share stories from around the forces world, are joined by some special guests, play Scottish quizzes and more! PLUS, can you get a vegetarian option for haggis?
If you haven’t already watched The Traitors on BBC1 then you’re massively missing out! It’s basically a big dramatic ‘murder mystery’: Twenty-two strangers compete in a series of missions for a chance to win £120k. But amongst the players lie the 'Traitors', who meet in secret and decide who to eliminate from their fellow players, known as 'Faithfuls'.
Jonny Holloway has been one of our favourite contestants! He was a really fun, faithful and he’s also ex-forces! Jonny joined George & Ben on the breakfast show to give them all the behind the scenes!
From the producers of Band of Brothers and The Pacific, Tom Hanks and Steven Speilberg have teamed up again, this time to bring us the new apple TV series 'Masters of the Air'!
The series was filmed at Dalton Barracks and Natasha Reneaux has been chatting to the cast and crew including Austin Butler, Callum Turner, Barry Keoghan and more!
It’s safe to say that Alan Turing was a genius; his codebreaking brain saved the lives of around 14 million people in WW2. We’ve already had a movie about Alan’s life called ‘The Imitation Game’, but now we’ve got a musical!
George & Ben talked to the composer and producer of ‘Alan Turing: A Musical Biography’, Joel Goodman.
Fool Me Once is the new thriller series available on Netflix. It's based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Harlan Coben, and without giving too much away he’s been telling Natasha Reneaux what we can expect.
Danni G and Simon Hunter chat to comedian Jimmy Carr. Listen as Jimmy talks about planning his shows, military audiences, heckling at shows, the effects of AI and more PLUS, find out if there are any topics he will shy away from!
Listen again to the highlights from our Halloween special which sees a team from BFBS get involved in a paranormal investigation at Sulgrave Manor in Banbury - the ancestral home of George Washington!
Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond has set about restoring cars in his TV show ‘Richard Hammond’s Workshop’
Natasha Reneaux has been chatting to him about the third series, which is now available to watch on Discovery+ and will include the restoration of a military vehicle.
Natasha Reneaux chats with comedian Al Murray about his new series 'Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the British Empire' plus we find out more about his history passion, his visit to Afghanistan and more!
Ed Boon is an American video game programmer, voice actor, director and creator of the Mortal Kombat games which span more than 30 years!
Danni G, from BFBS, spoke to Ed about the brand new game, the franchise, nostalgic gaming and more!
Natasha Reneaux has been chatting to Jamie Laing and his wife Sophie who met on Made in Chelsea to discuss what it’s like to date in front of the cameras, the stress of planning a wedding and who they are rooting for in the show which is now available on Discovery +.
Danni G chats with music comedian Jonny Awsum - an award winning comedian, Britain's Got Talent semi finalist and host of the Podcast 'The Blue Coat Diaries'.
The D-Day Darlings have been singing wartime classics to audiences for 15 years and are about to go back out on tour.
Natasha Reneaux caught up with Katie Ashby and Emily Brooks to find out where they are heading and to talk about their new single.
Hal Stewart chats with the voice of football Sam Matterface. In this exclusive chat, we hear about his support for the Military, his highs and lows of football commentary as well as his time working on Dancing on Ice.
Plus, find out what it's like talking to an audience of just under 30 million!