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RNIB Connect Radio shows

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RNIB Connect Radio produces a range of shows each week covering a wide variety of information and music. Have a browse and find your favourite!

Our Community

The Daily Connect

News, views and discussion about issues affecting the blind and partially sighted community and music, Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm

The Afternoon Edition

Enjoy the latest news and views as well as a selection of great music with The Afternoon Edition every weekday from 3pm to 6pm

The Weekend Connect

Amelia Hilton presents a selection of music and highlights from this week's RNIB Connect Radio as well as the latest updates from RNIB


Tech Talk

The Tech Talk team try out accessible technology for blind and partially sighted people and discuss the latest solutions and equipment

Books and Accessible Reading

Read On - The Audiobook Show from RNIB

Robert Kirkwood presents an hour of audiobooks and accessible reading with news, reviews and interviews with authors and narrators

Talking Books

Enjoy an unabridged audiobook serialised into hour long episodes. Listen live Monday to Friday at 2pm or online.

Children's Talking Books

Join us every Saturday at 9am for a new episode of a classic children's audiobook whether you're young or young at heart.

Morning Talking Books

Start the day with a good book. Listen live Monday to Friday at 7am or listen later online. Enjoy an audiobook serialised into hour long episodes

Previously on Talking Books

If you missed the previously featured audiobook on RNIB Connect Radio Talking Books you can catch up or listen again to every unabridged hour long episode.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

The Happy Hour

Claire Sisk and Paulina Kuchorew bring you an hour of uplifting music, discussions about mental health and advice on how to look after your wellbeing


TV Guide

Find out what's on prime time BBC 1, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4 and 5 everyday and what shows have audio description

Music Shows

Music Box

Sandra Gayer presents a variety of the best in Classical and Modern music, join her on a musical journey 500 years in the making.

Pure 70s

Join Roger Cole for an hour of the greatest sounds from the 1970s including Disco jams and Glam Rock smash hits.

Pure 80s

Listen every Wednesday from 1pm, repeated Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 9pm.

Folk and Roots

Listen to folk and world music from around the globe selected by your host Aly Prince.

Sounds of the Silver Screen

Enjoy an hour of movie music and magic with the songs and scores from your favourite films and fascinating cinematic trivia.

A Little Alternative

David Hogg brings you an hour of Rock, Pop and Indie from up-and-coming artists. Discover your new favourite song every Friday from 9pm.

Sunset Melodies

Join Gary Moritz for an hour of the best easy listening music from the 1930s to the 1960s. Enjoy the sounds of Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, Vera Lynn and more.