The World This Weekend

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For the Canadian radio program, see The World at Six.
The World This Weekend
Genre Politics and current affairs
Running time 30 minutes Sundays from 1pm
Country United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station BBC Radio 4
Host(s) Shaun Ley
Editor(s) Nick Sutton
Recording studio BBC Television Centre (until Dec 2012)
Broadcasting House (Dec 2012 onwards)
Air dates since 17 September 1967

The World This Weekend was launched on 17 September 1967 long after the Canadian Broadcasting corporation (CBC) Saturday and Sunday show launched in the fall of 1966.

The BBC version a weekly news and current affairs program broadcast from 1pm to 1:30pm on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday, essentially the Sunday version of The World at One.

Its current presenter is the former BBC political correspondent, Shaun Ley. Other occasional presenters include Edward Stourton, James Robbins and Jo Coburn.



Years Presenter Current role
2005–present Shaun Ley Main presenter
2009–present Edward Stourton Regular presenter
 ?–present James Robbins Occasional relief presenter
 ?–present Jo Coburn


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