is the BBC English Region
, Bath and North East Somerset
, North Somerset
, South Gloucestershire
s television service (broadcast on BBC One
) consists of the flagship regional news service BBC Points West
, the topical magazine programme Inside Out West
and a 20-minute opt-out during the weekly Politics Show
. A late night football magazine show Late Kick Off
is co-produced with BBC South
, BBC South West
and the independent production company Pergall Media.
The region is the controlling centre for BBC Radio Bristol
, BBC Radio Gloucestershire
, BBC Radio Wiltshire
and BBC Somerset
Radio Bristol, Radio Gloucestershire and Radio Wiltshire broadcast local programming every day between 5am and 7pm whilst BBC Somerset broadcasts local programming at breakfast from Monday-Saturday, weekday drivetime and Saturday afternoons, simulcasting Radio Bristol at all other times. The five stations simulcast networked programming each evening, joined by stations in the BBC South West
region at weekends. Radio Bristol also broadcasts through the night on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Online and Interactive
also produces regional news & local radio pages for Ceefax
, BBC Red Button
and BBC Local
websites for each county.
BBC West began in 1957 upon the completion of the Wenvoe transmitter. Due to the transmitters nature, the initial BBC West service broadcast to both... Read More