Afternoon Edition Extra

Afternoon Edition Extra

United Kingdom

Highlights from an afternoon of engaging news, sport and conversation. Including breaking news, big name interviews and experts on a variety of issues.


TV Club  

TV Club with Hannah John Kamen on her role in the new series of Black Mirror and Patrick Robinson, the star of ITV's new drama HIM.

Bryan Cranston  

The Breaking Bad star talks to Sarah and Nihal about his life, work and why he leaves signed copies of his books for random strangers...

Howard Webb, Jeremy Paxman, Catherine Tate & Melanie C  

Howard Webb, Jeremy Paxman, Catherine Tate & Melanie C The best of the week's big guests on Afternoon Edition.

TV Club featuring Marley's Ghosts, Tutankhamun and Crazyhead  

Sarah Alexander of 'Smack the Pony' talks about her role in 'Marley's Ghosts', and TV reviews with critics Kevin O'Sullivan and Sarah Mullaney.

Alan Cumming, Peter Hook, Sandi Toksvig & Danny MacAskill  

The best of this week's big guests on Afternoon Edition with Nihal and Sarah.

US-UK Election Phone-in Special  

Afternoon Edition teams up with NPR's OnPoint for a special US Election phone-in.

TV Club featuring Laura Fraser & Strictly Come Dancing  

'Breaking Bad' star Laura Fraser chats about her role in 'The Missing', and Sarah goes backstage at Strictly.

Tom Fletcher, MI5 Agent, Ken Loach & Jo Malone  

McFly’s frontman tackles a classroom of children, undercover MI5 man ‘Tom Marcus’, revered director Ken Loach and perfume and candle magnate Jo Malone.

Behind the Scenes: Phantom of the Opera  

Sarah goes backstage at one of the world's most successful shows to meet the stars and crew as Phantom celebrates its 30th anniversary. She also chats to producer Cameron Mackintosh and original star Michael Crawford.

Guest Editor: George the Poet  

George takes over Afternoon Edition to explore whether music can help raise awareness of mental health issues.

TV Club featuring Westworld, The Apprentice & Neighbours  

One of the world's top robotics experts, Prof Noel Sharkey, reviews Westworld. Plus Neighbour's Karl Kennedy (Alan Fletcher) talks about the series' 30th anniversary on UK TV.

Ian Wright, Ben Stokes & Stranger Things  

Arsenal and England legend Ian Wright on racism; all-rounder Ben Stokes on his England career and Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on their role in the smash hit TV series Stranger Things.

TV Club with Morwenna Banks & Valene Kane  

The Fall star Valene Kane & Morwenna Banks on Damned, a sitcom about social services.

Jon Bon Jovi  

In a Special Extra Edition podcast, Nihal Arthanayake speaks to rock legend Jon Bon Jovi about the group’s first full length album since the departure of lead guitarist Richie Sambora, dealing with growing older and how he reflects on his career.

Extra Edition Best of the Week 23 Sep  

Nihal and Sarah talk to Julie Walters about the new Channel 4 drama National Treasure and diversity in the arts. They also heard the story of Nujeen Mustafa, who fled from Syria to Germany in a wheelchair. Sarah speaks to Astronaut Tim Peake at the New Scientist Live, while Nihal caught up with Katie Price about her 6th autobiography.

TV Club - with Doug Naylor and Indira Varma  

Red Dwarf creator Doug Naylor chats about the show's revival on Dave. Plus Game of Thrones and Paranoid star Indira Varma.

Room author Emma Donoghue.  

Room author Emma Donoghue.

Peter Wohlleben  

Peter Wohlleben is a forester who has been observing the behaviour of trees for most of his life and says trees live together in families, have memories and feel pain.

Stella Parton and TV Club  

Dolly Parton's sister Stella talks to Sam about her new tribute album to her sibling. And in TV Club - Mark Landes from Sky 1's new show Hooten and the Lady.

UK country stars Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas  

British country music duo Ward Thomas, who are twins Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas, talk to Sam about discovering country music and knocking Barbara Streisand off the top of the UK album charts.

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