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About BBC Sounds: Radio & Podcasts

BBC Sounds is the new way to listen to BBC audio – your favourite programmes, podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place

Explore a wide variety of new podcasts, music mixes and live sets. Listen live to BBC radio stations. Catch up or listen again to your favourite BBC radio shows. Get personalised recommendations for your next audio obsession, and browse carefully curated highlights and collections of audio content.

Features include:
Listen live to all UK BBC Radio stations
Pause and rewind live radio
Discover new hot podcasts and music mixes
Download and listen to your shows on the go
Autoplay multiple episodes of series or podcasts
Subscribe to BBC podcasts, mixes and programmes
Browse the best bits from right across the BBC in Daily Discovery
Continue listening from where you left off on any device
See the latest episodes from your favourite programmes and podcasts in one handy list
Save episodes and music mixes for later in My Sounds
Get personalised recommendations to discover new audio you’ll love

To give you the best experience, this app tracks what you’ve listened to on BBC Sounds and how long you’ve listened to programmes for. You can turn this off by logging into your BBC account and turning off “Allow Personalisation”. This app also tracks when you add something to My list or Subscriptions.

In addition, the BBC Sounds app uses standard Android app permissions that are defined by the Google Android platform.

The device uses performance cookies for internal purposes to help us improve the app. You can choose to opt out of this at any time from the in-app Settings menu.

For more information about this, privacy, cookies and Android app permissions, visit the BBC Sounds App Privacy notice at

To read the BBC’s Privacy Policy go to

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at

The app is published by BBC Media AT (BBC Media Applications Technologies Limited) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).

Full details of BBC Media AT are available on the Companies House website at:

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Top class company
Steve Luckett
Its just good I just things would stay on for longer
Richard Ealse
Just love Sounds. Great content, good sound quality and easy to use.
Neil Scarse