Listen to the best of BBC audio with BBC Sounds. Stream and download your favourite BBC podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place.
‐ Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
‐ Pause and rewind live radio as well as browse past and future station schedules
‐ Download or stream your podcasts, radio shows and music on the go
‐ Continue listening from where you left off on any device
‐ Autoplay multiple episodes of series or podcasts or all your downloads (optional)
‐ Subscribe to BBC podcasts, music mixes and shows
‐ See the latest episodes from your favourite programmes and podcasts in one handy list
‐ Get personalised recommendations to discover new audio you’ll love
‐ Send music tracks you like to Apple Music and Spotify
‐ Browse by speech and music categories
‐ Sleep Timer
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Small bug fixes and improvements. Thanks for your feedback.
Ratings and Reviews
Please add the ability to queue individual episodes from different podcasts
Really like the app overall and the interface. Just two feature requests: 1. Please add the ability to create your own queue of episodes from different podcasts, rather than automatically create a queue of unplayed episodes of the same podcast. That would be great for situations where you want to queue up multiple episodes for a long journey or something similar 2. For podcasts, map the default actions for the "Previous" and "Next" buttons on a Bluetooth headset or CarPlay to actually skip 20 seconds backwards/forwards, because that is what I actually want to do for a 30-60 min long podcast, instead of start from the very beginning or abruptly start playing whatever's next. Thanks!
My favorite Poscasts
I enjoy Americast….... very informal but highly analytical and logical from informed persons
The latest podcast on Afghanistan was a great welcome surprise. We all forget often that nothing lasts forever so is the America’s longest war. The longer things last the more our intentions get diluted. The decision to withdraw was a no brainer and whatever you think of the implementation no plan will come without serious issues. History will tell but there are lessons for all, the powerful and the meek, the resolve of each groups involved. People of Afghanistan are at the crossroads and only they can decide what to do next. What ever they decide will surely reverberate across the world, perhaps soon. Seems to me that the Talibans don’t forget
World of Wisdom was an encounter for me a few nights ago when I woke up in the middle of my sleep with my phone on. Excellent and wise advise to real life situations and real persons. The relief from their worries were obvious. Life lessons are individual, however if these podcasts can be shared more to many, the impact will surely be far reaching which I hope is one of the aims
Business Daily is a great program. Contemporary! Helps to make meanings of current directions. Businesses and Leaders can learn greatly from the views expressed, perhaps more than theories from business schools
My “go to” listening platform
As a 60 year old “Brit abroad” & Sports fanatic living in the USA, I find myself reaching into BBCSounds day & night for entertainment. I listen to 5 live or Radio 4 for news & current affairs & Radio 2 & 6 for music. I dip into all your dramas & podcasts on long walks or for night-time listening. I am lost without the service if the internet is down or I am in a bad cell area.
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- 114.1 MB
- Requires iOS 11.3 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.3 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.3 or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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