BBC Radio Sussex

BBC Radio Sussex

BBC Radio Sussex is the BBC’s local radio station serving the counties of East and West Sussex.

It broadcasts on FM, DAB, digital TV and via BBC Sounds from studios on Queens Road in Brighton.


Local programming airs from the BBC’s Brighton studios from 6am to 10am on Mondays to Saturdays and from 2-6pm on Saturdays.

Regional programming, shared with BBC Radio Surrey, airs from 10am – 10pm on weekdays, from 10am – 2pm and 8-10pm on Saturdays and from 6am – 6pm and 10pm – 1am on Sundays.

Off-peak programming, including the weekday late show from 10pm – 1am, originates from BBC Radio Solent in Southampton and BBC Radio Berkshire in Reading.

During the station’s downtime, BBC Radio Sussex simulcasts overnight programming from BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio London.

According to RAJAR, BBC Radio Surrey and BBC Radio Sussex share a combined weekly audience of 248,000 listeners and a 3.9% share as of September 2021.