World Have Your Say is a global conversation that happens on air and online. This news-driven and dynamic program invites listeners around the globe to share their views and questions on key issues. The hour-long conversation is lively, fresh and fluid.
Host Ros Atkins moderates this riveting exchange and gives listeners the chance to guide the program's agenda as he welcomes listeners from around the world to weigh in on the headlines and stories they care about. The program also provides a forum for participants to put questions and comments to leading figures and experts, as well as to BBC correspondents.
World Have Your Say gives listeners one-to-one interaction with people they wouldn't normally meet. Although their perspectives may vary widely, participants and listeners alike are united by their shared interest in the topics at hand.
World Have Your Say uses all technology available to make the program as open as possible. The program receives phone calls, calls over the net, text messages, tweets, emails and comments through the following social media channels:
number of programs/frequency
Weekdays, ongoing. See Program Feed Schedule for full details.
Program feed schedule
BBC World Have Your Say is available via the ContentDepot. To get the program, stations must subscribe to the BBC World Service Weekday 1300 program page in the ContentDepot.
ContentDepot Live Stream
Monday – Friday, 1300 ET
For custom promos, pre-recorded image spots and sample program scripts check out the On-air promos Page.
BBC World Have Your Say is available to all American Public Media affiliate stations for broadcast. Broadcast is permitted within 12 hours with the updated newscasts and an announcement that the program was recorded at 1300 ET. Simulcast streaming rights are available for BBC programming. See terms and conditions described in the American Public Media Service Agreement. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.