The World This Weekend

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For the Canadian radio program, see The World at Six.
The World This Weekend
GenrePolitics and current affairs
Running time30 minutes Sundays from 1 pm
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Home stationBBC Radio 4
Hosted byShaun Ley
Edited byNick Sutton
Recording studioBBC Television Centre (until Dec 2012)
Broadcasting House (Dec 2012 onwards)
Original release17 September 1967 – present

The World This Weekend is a weekly news and current affairs programme broadcast from 1pm to 1:30pm on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday, essentially the Sunday version of The World at One. It was launched on 17 September 1967.

Its current presenter is Mark Mardell. Other occasional presenters include Edward Stourton, James Robbins and Jo Coburn.



Years Presenter Current role
2014–present Mark Mardell Main presenter
2009–present Edward Stourton Regular presenter
?–present James Robbins Occasional relief presenter
?–present Jo Coburn


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