Features include all BBC’s national and regional radio stations as well as BBC World Service, live and on demand; twenty new podcasts available on BBC Sounds including Beyond Today, a daily news podcast, as well as new podcasts from well-known favourites Rylan Clark-Neal, Konnie Huq, Colin Murray and the stars of EastEnders; Forty new and exclusive music mixes curated by the BBC’s music experts, artists and others - including top footballing stars; Popular and chart-topping podcasts made outside the BBC including The Guilty Feminist, Beef And Dairy Network, Griefcast and Swipe Left Swipe Left; and over 100 hours of classic BBC comedy and drama newly available and only on BBC Sounds.
BBC Director-General Tony Hall says: “Radio is a unique and precious part of our lives and we’re innovating to secure its future for generations to come. BBC Sounds is a standalone and standout destination, bringing the best of everything we do in audio into one place. It allows us all to experiment - to explore new music, stories and ideas - to play with form and content. And it’s going to support a whole new generation of talent.”