Christian O'connell



An original mix of Saturday morning sports entertainment featuring fans and special guests.

This week, Christian is joined by actor Brian Blessed. BBC microphones take the strain as Britain's loudest actor discusses Manchester United, laptops and showbiz.

Also on the show, comic Dave Spikey.

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Christian's show adopts a western cowboy theme with comic Terry Alderton, western author Caleb Rand and listener stories.

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Saturday morning entertainment with Christian O'Connell, Chris Smith and Lynsey Hipgrave.

MasterChef's John Torode talks about the newly-revamped BBC One cookery competition.

Top Gear's James May is Christian's guest in the studio in the second hour.

Plus Nic Aronica is busy in the corner making the Lancaster bomber model that Christian got for Christmas and couldn't be bothered to build.

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Christian O'Connell with guests Ed Byrne, Will Carling and kiwi comic Tony Martin. Call 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines, some networks charge).


Christian O'Connell presents a special Saturday morning show with listener interaction, entertainment and guests. Text 85058 (charged at your standard message rate) or join in via social media @bbc5live.