What is BBC iPlayer Radio?

Last updated: November 20, 2015 - 2:16pm EST

What is BBC iPlayer Radio?

BBC iPlayer Radio brings your favourite radio programs from the United Kingdom right to your computer.  Not only is it free to use, but you don't even have to be in the UK to use it!  So whether you're a native Brit who wants to keep up with news from home or just a person interested in what life's like on the isles across the Atlantic, BBC iPlayer Radio has you covered.

How can I use BBC iPlayer Radio?

  • Find and catch up with your favourite BBC radio programs by listening to them on demand through the BBC iPlayer Radio website!

    How to listen to programs on the BBC iPlayer Radio website

  • Do you prefer your BBC programming "to go"?  Check out their "Podcasts" section, where you can download episodes of BBC programs right onto your computer so that you can listen to them any time that you want!

    How to download a BBC iPlayer Radio podcast

  • Access the BBC iPlayer Radio app to listen to live radio from BBC stations -- as well as several other commercial radio stations -- all across the UK!

    How to listen to live UK radio through the BBC iPlayer Radio app

Before we get started, let's briefly go over the pros and cons of BBC iPlayer Radio.  See you next tutorial!


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