Chain Reaction (radio)

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Chain Reaction
Genre Chat show
Running time 30 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station BBC Radio 4
Producer(s) Tilusha Ghelani
Sam Bryant (2009)
Lianne Coop (2010)
Ed Morrish (2011)
Air dates since 1991-2 (BBC Radio 5)
2005 (BBC Radio 4)
Opening theme "I Do Not Fear Jazz" by Big Strides
Website Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction (nicknamed "the tag-team talk show") is a hostless chat show first broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in 1991, and then revived on BBC Radio 4 in 2005. Each week an individual from the world of entertainment selects someone that they would like to interview. This interviewee goes on to be the next week's interviewer.

The first series comprised four programmes broadcast on Radio 5 on successive nights starting on New Year's Eve 31 December 1991, with the following guests:

The first revived series comprised six episodes, with the following guests:

The second series comprised six episodes, with the following guests:

The third series comprised six episodes, with the following guests:

The fourth series comprises four episodes, with the following guests:

The fifth series comprises six episodes, with the following guests:

The sixth series began on Friday 13 August 2010, with the following guests:

The seventh series began on Friday 29 July 2011, with the following guests:

The eighth series began on Friday 27 July 2012, with the following guests:

The ninth series began on Friday 27 December 2013, with the following guests:

The theme music is 'I Do Not Fear Jazz' by Big Strides.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chain Reaction - Episode guide". BBC Radio 4. 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 

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