Saturday Live (radio series)
Host Richard Coles in 2012
|Running time||1 hour (90 mins from May 2012)|
|Home station||BBC Radio 4|
|Host(s)||Fi Glover (2006-11)
Richard Coles (2011-present)
It broadcasts at 9.00 am on Saturdays. RAJAR figures show that it is listened to by a weekly audience of around 2.1 million and is in the top twenty of most listened to non-BBC World Service programmes.
Within a magazine format the show combines real life stories, short featuresand contributions from a studio guest as well as the musical feature known as Inheritance Tracks.
In May 2008, the programme won Best UK Speech Programme at the annual Sony Radio Academy Awards. The theme music of the programme is taken from the opening bars of Steady, As She Goes by the Raconteurs.
In May 2012, the programme was extended to 90 minutes by incorporating the Excess Baggage slot.
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