List of BBC radio stations

This is a list of national, regional and local radio stations owned by the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom.

List of national radio stations

FM, DAB and online platforms only

Radio Description
BBC Radio 1
97-99 FM
A mix of popular chart and new music aimed at a young audience.

Slogan = Where it begins – Where the UK’s journey into new music begins, from pop to dance, from hip hop to rock and everything in between

BBC Radio 2
88-91 FM
A mix of music-, religious- and comedy-based programming aimed at an adult audience.

Slogan = The home of great music – Pop and Rock from the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties, and thousands and beyond to blues, big band, country and jazz with the best live music and documentaries

BBC Radio 3
90-93 FM
Classical, jazz, world music, arts, culture and drama.

Slogan = Radio 3 broadcasts classical music, jazz, world music, new music, arts programmes and drama. It's the home of the Proms and broadcasts more live music than any other network

BBC Radio 4
198 LW
92-95 FM
Spoken-word programming.

Slogan = Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio

AM, DAB and online platforms only

Radio Format
BBC Radio 5 Live
693, 909, 990 MW
News, current affairs, discussion and sport.

Slogan = Live news and live sport. Premier League football, Champions League football, Europa League football, international football, FA Cup football, Championship Football, Football League, Scottish...'

BBC Radio Asian Network
Station for the British-Asian community.

Slogan = BBC Asian Network – Bollywood, Bhangra, Asian Urban and underground. Home of Desi music, news and documentaries

DAB and online platforms only

Radio Format
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Urban, dubstep, soul, gospel, bhangra and garage.

Slogan = BBC Radio 1Xtra – Hip Hop, RnB, Grime, Dancehall, Afrobeats, Drum n Bass – championing UK and international underground diverse music

BBC Radio 4 Extra
Archive programming.

Slogan = Showcasing the best in comedy drama and entertainment. With quizzes, sitcoms, panel games, satire, stand up, life stories, classics from the archive, science fiction and fantasy

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
Additional sports coverage.

Slogan = More live sport. Pure live sport. Live cricket from the Test Match Special team, football commentary, Formula 1, rugby union, rugby league, baseball, NFL American Football, tennis...

BBC Radio 6 Music
Multi-formatted station that plays lesser-known genres with a dose of archived and live concerts.

Slogan = The place for the best Alternative Music. From Indie Pop and Iconic Rock to Trip Hop, Electronica and Dance with great Archive Music Sessions, Live Music Concerts and Documentaries

BBC World Service
International radio station for current affairs, replacing BBC Radio 4 during the night, available in various ways around the world.

Slogan = The BBC's international radio station

List of regional radio stations



Northern Ireland

List of local radio stations


East Midlands


North East & Cumbria

North West


South East

South West & Channel Islands


West Midlands


Yorkshire & Lincolnshire

See also

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