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This is BFBS

We are BFBS and we’re here to entertain, inform, connect and champion you, wherever you are in the world - bringing you a little piece of life back home while you’re serving your country overseas.

Get your favourite dramas, Premiership sport, soaps, music, news and much more on radio, TV and online as we bring entertainment to our UK Armed Forces worldwide.

So, what do you want to do?

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Follow the Olympics

This year the Olympic Games take place in Japan's capital Tokyo from Wednesday the 21st of July till Sunday the 8th of August, with all the coverage available on BBC One, BBC Two and BFBS Sport!

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UK based photography course

If you have a passion for taking photos, whether its urban landscape, portraiture, or anything in between, then check out our upcoming UK based photography course.

This is designed for those in the serving military community, ex-service personnel and veterans, the course is open to all regardless of age, rank or previous experience.

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Social Media Spouses Live

Are you a military spouse or partner? Do you fancy a career in Social Media, learning something new or simply upgrading your skill level?

Join our BFBS Social Media Team at the Great Yorkshire Showground on the new date of the 19th of October from 10am-3pm!

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Our TV picks for this month

Want to know what's new on TV this month?

From film specials, major sporting events, documentaries, new movie releases, unmissable dramas, TV shows and more, our team have got you covered with what to watch!

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From inspiring interviews to heart-warming stories and everything in-between, check out the latest podcasts from our teams around the world - including the latest episode of Tea & Medals!

Mental health support

If you or someone you know struggles with mental health problems then please know that help is available, which is why we have pulled together a list of organisations that can offer support! 

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Working for BFBS

We are a modern, vibrant and forward-focused organisation, with a rich heritage of entertaining and informing the armed forces, connecting them with loved ones when they’re far from home.

Fancy joining the team?

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BFBS messaging

Whether you want to help, inform, support or give something back to the forces community, we'll get your message to the right people!

BFBS Brunei Gurkha presenters, Soniya and Arati, completed their ‘8km Forced March’ with 10kg on their back raising £1377 for The Big Salute.

Supporting the military community

We provide much-needed funding to support military individuals, families and communities through a variety of initiatives.

Build a bright future for yourself with our BFBS Academy.

Building skills and inspiring confidence

With our BFBS Academy we can help you build an exciting future with high-calibre training in media production and digital communications. Want to get started?


With BFBS you can unlock exclusive discounts on Pressreader where you can access over 7000 newspapers and magazines from around the world!

Access news from around the world

Want to have access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines wherever you are? With PressReader you can and, exclusive with BFBS, you can get enjoy a special discount too!