On 105.9 FM in South Durham

If you’re in Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Crook, Spennymoor and villages in South Durham you should be able to listen on 105.9 FM. For the best reception you can try repositioning your radio, fully extending the antenna and ensuring the antenna is in a vertical position. Transmission details can be viewed on Ofcom’s website [PDF]. Bishop FM is not available on DAB Digital Radio.

Online with UK Radioplayer

To listen online click the Listen Live button at the top of the page. The UK Radioplayer console will open and you should hear Bishop FM after a few seconds.

If the Listen Live link doesn’t work you can also start listening at the Radioplayer website by searching for Bishop FM.

If you cannot hear Bishop FM when you click Listen Live, try searching for another station. If you can hear other stations, but not Bishop FM, there could be a problem with our stream.

On smartphones and tablets

We recommend the free Radioplayer app for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android. Find out more about the Radioplayer app. Once installed, search for Bishop FM.

Please remember – you are responsible for backing up your data before installing any software. Bishop FM cannot be held responsible for any issues you encounter as a result of installing any apps or software.

You can also find Bishop FM on TuneIn, Radio Roku and Pure Lounge. Search for Bishop FM on your device.

Add the stream to your media player

You can add the stream directly to your favourite media player, using the stream URL:


If you prefer to add the stream URL:


Listen again and podcasts

We are not able to offer our programmes to listen again or download.

Bishop FM is licensed by PRS for Music and PPL to play music in programmes broadcast on 105.9 FM and streaming online only.

We make many interviews, features and guest appearances available on this website and our Audioboo channel.