Manchester Sports In The Spotlight : Ricky Hatton

Hyde born boxer Ricky Hatton talks to Ian Cheeseman about his life and career inside and outside the ring. Including his battle with depression since retiring from boxing.

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5 Live Special Podcast: Spoony meets Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson as you have never heard him before. DJ Spoony finds out how he really feels about Liverpool, the England job and Joe Hart. Plus, he explains why he doesn’t give the ‘hairdryer’ treatment anymore.

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BBC File On 4 Podcast: Diabetes

Despite pledges to tackle diabetes, why do 24,000 people die needlessly each year?

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BBC 606 Podcast: Mark Chapman and Jason Roberts (18th Feb 2012)

The fifth round of the F.A. Cup brought some interesting results, Mark Chapman and Jason Roberts get some of the fans reactions, including disappointed Arsenal fans, clearly ecstatic Sunderland fans, and some disgruntled Chelsea fans.

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BBC FrontRow Podcast: Mad Men’s Jon Hamm / Don Draper

John Wilson interviews actor Jon Hamm who plays anti-hero Don Draper in Mad Men; the secrets of successful stage rain; the history of cotton retold in an exhibition at Manchester’s Whitworth Gallery and Sarah Beeny on her exhibition looking at 250 years of the everyday British home.

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BBC 606 Podcast: Mark Chapman and Jason Roberts (11th Feb 2012)

Mark and Jason take calls about Luis Suarez refusing to shake Patrice Evra’s hand before the United v Liverpool game, Chelsea losing to Everton and Spurs storming to a 5-0 win over Newcastle.

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Daily Bacon Podcast w/ Richard Bacon: Final Episode – Ep 6

We’ve enjoyed the Richard Bacon podcast and this week sees the last episode as he and Marc present their last show in this run of 6 on BBC 6 Music.  Richard holds back the tears on this one.

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BBC File On 4 Podcast: Deaths in Custody / Excited Delirium

The FileOn4 podcast sees Angus Stickler investigate a new term increasingly being used to explain deaths in police custody: Excited Delirium. Could the diagnosis be used to cover up excessive police force?

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Zane Lowe Podcast: Ben Howard, MIA & Jack White

The latest Zane Lowe podcast features singer-songwriter Ben Howard as he performs one of the most talked about Maida Vale Sessions in tears. Theres also returns for MIA & Jack White. Are you onboard?

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Rhod Gilberts Best Bits Podcast: Bear Necessities

Wales’s star of the comedy circuit, Rhod Gilbert, is joined by fellow stand-up Chris Corcoran for entertaining chat and banter.

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MoneyBoxLive Podcast: Consumer Rights

Important for those buying and returning gifts at this time of the year (or any time of the year).  Paul Lewis and guests answer your questions about consumer rights in this BBC podcast from Radio 4.

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One Billion Downloads – A BBC Podcast Special

We were amazed when Ricky Gervais reached a million downloads of his podcast, so imagine the thrill to know that the British Broadcasting Corporation announced its downloads had hit 1 billion. A maginificent achievement, and to celebrate it has launched a festive ‘Selection Box’ of podcast treats.  Starting 12th December, for one week only, BBC presenters will be introducing their favourite podcasts from their wide selection.

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