Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio

Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio

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The official UK Radio app for phones and tablets, designed in partnership with the BBC, and now integrated with Android Wear. Recent updates have also included a brand new Car Mode, Sleep Timer, and slick new layouts for small and large screens. Quite simply, the best radio app in the world.

Scroll through radio recommended just for you, see what's local or trending, save your favourite stations and shows, and play them with one tap. If you have an Android Wear watch, you can browse your Favourites and Recommended stations from the app, or just play the radio in the background. You can check what's playing, and skip through your stations, with a tap of your watch.

All BBC services, and hundreds more great British radio stations, on your phone or tablet. Tune in to live streams of radio, or browse our on-demand programmes and podcasts, including hundreds of shows from the BBC iPlayer. BBC stations now play reliably again following their streaming change, with all sport commentary available to UK listeners.

This radio app has everything from news and sport - to pop, rock, indie, dance, jazz, soul, and classical. It's perfect for football, Ashes cricket, tennis, and F1 at the weekend.

Follow us on Twitter to get updates and to hear when new stations are added - we're @UKRadioplayer. UK Radioplayer Ltd is a not-for-profit company, aimed at making radio listening easier. We're backed by the BBC (owners of stations like BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC 5 live Sports Extra, BBC Asian Network, and BBC Radio 6 Music).

Our partners also include Bauer Radio (who run Kiss, Kisstory, Magic, Kerrang, Planet Rock, Absolute Radio, Absolute Radio 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and Classic Rock), and Global Radio (owners of stations like Heart, Capital, Gold, LBC, XFM, Chill, Choice, Classic FM, and Smooth).

Other stations in Radioplayer include talkSPORT, Jazz FM, Fun Kids, Ministry of Sound, Free radio, Gaydio, Radio Caroline, Radio Jackie, and TeamRock.

We also feature community and student stations – so there's something for everyone. Radio for Android Phone, Radio for Android Tablet. Discover your perfect radio.

What's New in recent versions

- Android Wear integration
- Completely updated design
- Series-link your Catchup shows
- New Car Mode for safe driving
- Drag-and-drop to arrange your Favourites
- Sleep Timer for bedtime listening
- The best radio search engine ever built

Note: This app is free to download but uses data which your carrier may charge for. Samsung Galaxy S3 users wishing to stop their phone vibrating during playback can do so by disabling 'auto haptic' from the device's Settings/Sound menu.

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Recently changed in this version

- Improved streaming for live stations
- Improved playback of catchup shows
- Better location awareness for local stations
- Search enhancements
- Bug fixes and performance improvements


Comments and ratings for Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio
  • (67 stars)

    by Dave Dave on 17/03/2015

    Great interface but radio cuts out easily especially moving in and out of free WiFi zones. Frequent crashes accompanying cut outs

  • (67 stars)

    by Chloe Williams on 16/03/2015

    Stop starts and stops for no reason. Would not recommend

  • (67 stars)

    by Matthew Ellis on 15/03/2015

    It was fine until recently and now all it does is open be Web browser and I can't close it. Terrible

  • (67 stars)

    by Geoff Ralston on 15/03/2015

    Works well, very good layout and lots of features. BBC catchup works but not all past programs are there and finding the program you want can be difficult.

  • (67 stars)

    by Dan Robards on 14/03/2015

    Without doubt the best UK radio steaming app on the Google Play store.

  • (67 stars)

    by Paul Wagstaff on 14/03/2015

    ...but not quite. Would like to browse catch - up by channel e.g. look through R4 content

  • (67 stars)

    by Andrew Coulson on 13/03/2015

    I love this app but, for some reason when I tune a station and press screen off to put in my pocket the player closes after a few seconds. Never used to do that.

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