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20130809

Ian Payne presents a roundup of the first day's action in the fourth Ashes Test between England and Australia at Durham.

20130821

Mark Chapman with a round up of the first day's play in the fifth Ashes test between England and Australia at the Oval. Plus build-up to Champions League football and the rest of the day's sports news.

20130822

Mark Chapman looks back at the second day's play from the final Ashes Test between England and Australia at the Oval. Plus the latest sports news.

20131121

Mark Pougatch looks ahead to day two of the first Ashes Test between Australia and England in Brisbane.

20131128

The latest from England's tour of Australia ahead of their warm-up match in Alice Springs.

Mark Pougatch with the latest from England's tour of Australia ahead of their warm-up match in Alice Springs.

20131205

Mark Pougatch looks ahead to day two of the second Ashes Test between Australia and England in Adelaide.

20131212

A look ahead to the third Ashes Test between Australia and England in Perth.

20131225

Mark Pougatch presents cricket coverage from day one of the 4th Ashes Test between Australia and England, live from the MCG in Melbourne.

20131226

Mark Pougatch presents cricket coverage from day two of the 4th Ashes Test between Australia and England, live from the MCG in Melbourne.

Mark Pougatch presents build-up to day two of the 4th Ashes Test in Melbourne.

20131227

A look ahead to day three of the 4th Ashes Test between Australia and England in Melbourne, with Mark Pougatch.

20140102

Mark Pougatch looks ahead to day one of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.

20140103

Mark Pougatch looks ahead to day two of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.

20140109

A look back on England's Ashes Test series in Australia with Steve Harmison and Paul Nixon.

20150713

Cricket discussion, reaction and interviews with Charles Dagnall, Mark Butcher, Steve Harmison and Marcus North.

20150721

A look back at the first women's Ashes One Day International in Taunton, with guests including Ebony Rainford-Brent.

20150728

Cricket discussion as Mark Pougatch is joined by former England players, Mark Butcher, Alec Stewart and Chris Adams, plus Australian Cricket writer Gideon Haigh. One day before the 3rd Ashes Test at Edgbaston you can hear from both captains as well as debate on who might come out on top over the next 5 days.

20150731

Mark Pougatch with a round up of the action from day 3 of the 3rd Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston. Plus the day's sports news and build-up to the first rugby league Challenge Cup semi-final, Leeds Rhinos v St Helens.

20150820

Eleanor Oldroyd presents reaction to the first day of the final Ashes Test at the Oval. Plus the day's sports news.

Ashes Pub Quiz20130703

Two teams representing England and Australia, including Mark Butcher and OZ comedian Mark Little, battle it out to claim the title of Ashes Pub Quiz Champions.

Ashes Roadshow - Nottingham20150804

Alison Mitchell and Graeme Swann present an Ashes Roadshow ahead of the 4th Test from West Bridgford Cricket Club in Nottingham. She's joined by Jeff Thomson, Ian Healy and Alan Lamb to review the series so far and look ahead to the penultimate test in Nottingham.

Ashes Social20150729

Mark Pougatch with cricket reaction following the close of play at Edgbaston after day one of the 3rd Ashes Test between England and Australia. Plus the day's sports news.

Cricket Social20150716

Eleanor Oldroyd presents an Ashes Social with Ebony Rainford-Brent, Jarrod Kimber and Geoff Lemon.

Fighting Talk20131123

Freddie Flintoff is judge and jury as he hosts a Fighting Talk Ashes special. Points will be awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts as they discuss the Ashes so far and look forward to what's ahead for the two teams down under.

On the panel- Australian comedian Adam Hills, former English cricketer Matthew Hoggard, cricket fan and comedian Paul Sinha and former English cricketer Dominic Cork.

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Flintoff And Vaughan's 2005 Ashes Roadshow20150625

Mark Chapman, Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff, and some very special guests reflect on 10 years since England's greatest Ashes Series in front of a live audience.

Not Just Cricket20150718

Greg James is joined by his usual side kick Graeme Swann (his other regular co-host Jimmy Anderson is obviously quite busy this summer) for a special edition of 'Not Just Cricket', live from the hallowed turf at Lord's. As well as building up to all the action on day 3 of the 2nd Ashes Test , Greg discovers what's on Jimmy Anderson's ipod (expect plenty of dodgy tunes), we hear from singer and cricket fan Marcus Mumford. Plus following in the less than illustrious footsteps of 'Player of Where', 'Jimmy versus Swanny' and 'Are Jimmy and Swanny Psychic', they'll be another underwhelming, yet strangely entertaining, quiz.

Not Just Cricket20150725

Greg James presents a special edition of Not Just Cricket looking back at the first 2 Ashes Test matches. Expect the usual mix of cricket, music, random quizzes, the musings of Graeme Swann plus some more 'Random Questions' to Jimmy Anderson. Guests include Felix White, guitarist in The Maccabees and comedian, plus star of TV's The Chase, Paul Sinha. Greg also opens the phone lines for the first ever 'Not Just Cricket - Not Just Cricket' phone-in. A phone-in, as the name would suggest, which sort of concentrates on cricket, but not exclusively...in fact we'll talk about just about anything the listeners fancy.

Not Just Cricket20150801

Greg James and Graeme Swann look back at England's victory over Australia in the 3rd Ashes Test match. They are also joined by music guests, play the usual silly, yet slightly entertaining quizzes and get some answers to some more 'random questions' from England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson. They also look back at the incredible Edgbaston match from 2005, which many believe was the best Ashes Test match ever.

Greg James and Graeme Swann are live at Edgbaston for all the build up to the fourth day of the 3rd Ashes Test match. As well as previewing the days play in the company of a myriad of cricketing greats, Greg and Graeme are also be joined by music guests, play the usual silly, yet slightly entertaining quizzes and get some answers to some more 'random questions' from England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson. They also look back at the incredible Edgbaston match from 2005, a test which many believe was the best Ashes Test match ever.

Not Just Cricket20150808

Greg James is live from Trent Bridge, alongside former England spinner Graeme Swann and special guests, for build-up to the third day of the 4th Test.

Preview20150707

Mark Chapman presents a preview of the Ashes live from Cardiff, ahead of the start of the 1st Test between England and Australia.

Root And Broad: How We Won The Ashes2015121720160101

Joe Root and Stuart Broad give the inside story on England's against-the-odds Ashes triumph. Man of the series Joe Root talks about dominating Mitchell Johnson and co after the 5-0 defeat in Australia, and Stuart Broad guides us through the morning he made history with his 8-15 spell at his home ground of Trent Bridge which won the Ashes.

Root And Broad: How We Won The Ashes2015121720151223

Joe Root and Stuart Broad give the inside story on England's against-the-odds Ashes triumph. Man of the series Joe Root talks about dominating Mitchell Johnson and co after the 5-0 defeat in Australia, and Stuart Broad guides us through the morning he made history with his 8-15 spell at his home ground of Trent Bridge which won the Ashes.

Root And Broad: How We Won The Ashes20151217

Joe Root and Stuart Broad give the inside story on England's against-the-odds Ashes triumph. Man of the series Joe Root talks about dominating Mitchell Johnson and co after the 5-0 defeat in Australia, and Stuart Broad guides us through the morning he made history with his 8-15 spell at his home ground of Trent Bridge which won the Ashes.

Steve Harmison And Mark Wood20150629

Steve Harmison speaks to fellow Ashington boy and England cricketer Mark Wood about their close relationship, his England career, and why he's looking forward to bowling at one particular Australian batsman in the forthcoming Ashes. We also compare the current England bowling attack to that of 2005.

Stuart Broad Uncovered20131028

Former England captain Michael Vaughan in conversation with Stuart Broad. The England fast bowler discusses the public's perception of him and how his upbringing shaped the person and cricketer he is today.

Stuart Broad Uncovered20150816

Former England captain Michael Vaughan in conversation with Stuart Broad. The England fast bowler discusses the public's perception of him and how his upbringing shaped the person and cricketer he is today.

Stuart Broad Uncovered - Extended Cut20131103

An extended cut of former England captain Michael Vaughan's interview with Stuart Broad. The England fast bowler discusses the public's perception of him and how his upbringing shaped the person and cricketer he is today.

An extended cut of former England captain Michael Vaughan's interview with Stuart Broad.

Swann's Ashes Roadshow20150727

Graeme Swann and Mark Chapman present an Ashes roadshow, live from Moseley Cricket Club in Birmingham, ahead of the 3rd Test. Joining them to to discuss the story of the series so far are former Australian Test players Glenn McGrath and Damien Fleming, as well as ex England batsman Jonathan Trott. Plus a look ahead to what might happen on the pitch at Edgbaston with all the pressure on England to get a result.

The Ashes Down Under20130710

Reaction from Australia following the first day's play at the first Ashes Test between England and Australia.

Mark Pougatch presents the latest cricket news from the first day's play in the first Test between England and Australia. Plus the rest of the day's sports news.

The Ashes Down Under20130719

Reaction from Australia following the second day's play at the second Ashes Test between England and Australia.

Will Perry presents a round-up of the second day's play in the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.

The Ashes Down Under20130823

Reaction from Australia following the third day's play at the final Ashes Test between England and Australia.

Dan Walker looks back at the third day's play from the final Ashes Test between England and Australia at the Oval. Plus the latest sports news.

The Ashes Propaganda War20150701

Ahead of the last Ashes series, Stuart Broad was called a 'Smug Pommie Cheat' by the Australian press. In this special programme examining the long history of the media war that goes on around the Ashes, 5 live speaks to the cricketers behind the headlines, and finds out how it affects the teams involved.

Simon Mann speaks to Broad about how he dealt with the abuse he received from both the media and the public; Glenn McGrath explains why he began each Ashes series predicting a 5-0 win and targeting an opposition batsman; and Mike Atherton tells us what it felt like to be targeted. We also hear from three former Australia captains, including Allan Border, who explains why he pinned English newspaper headlines up around the Australian dressing room.

The Ashes Pub Quiz20150706

Ahead of the start of the 1st Ashes Test, England face Australia in a special pub quiz. Featuring for the Australians: Marcus North - former Aussie batsman; Jim Maxwell - TMS commentator; and Jarrod Kimber - Cricinfo writer and professional 'Aussie'. And on the England team: former England batsman Mark Butcher; Simon Hughes - cricket analyst and comedian James Sherwood

The Tuffers And Vaughan Cricket Show20150803

Cricket discussion following the 3rd Ashes Test with Alison Mitchell, Phil Tufnell and Graham Gooch.

Cricket discussion following the 3rd Ashes Test with Alison Mitchell, Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan.

Tuffers And Vaughan Cricket Show20150715

Mark Chapman presents cricket discussion ahead of the 2nd Ashes Test with Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell.

Willow Talk2015082720150830

Matthew Hayden, Mark Waugh and Graeme Swann look back on the 2015 Ashes series.

Matthew Hayden, Mark Waugh and Graeme Swann look back on the 2015 Ashes series between Australia and England.