How to watch Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2017

For all of you who couldn’t afford a ticket this year – like me – there is a way to feel like you are a part of one of the most iconic music festivals. BBC TWO and Four are devoting their airwaves to cover Glastonbury this year – so crack open the prosecco – and enjoy the live music!

What to watch on TV

Friday 23 June:


8 pm: Day one highlights.

10 pm: Radiohead returns to the main stage.


7.30 pm: The Pretenders open on the Other Stage.

8 pm: Kris Kristofferson makes his Glastonbury debut.

10.30 pm: East London rapper Dizzee Rascal on the West Holts Stage.

Saturday 24 June


5.30 pm: Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Craig David performs

8 pm: Highlights from Katy Perry’s debut on the Pyramid Stage.

9 pm: Foo Fighters headline set

Sunday 25 June


6 pm: Barry Gibb and Nile Rodgers

9 pm: Ed Sheeran performs in the grand finale followed by a round-up of the festival’s best bits.


7 pm: On the Other Stage, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.  Shaggy on the West Holts Stage.

What to watch online

Watch on BBC’s Glastonbury website and iPlayer. The BBC will be streaming 120 performances from six stages across the festival, all in HD and available to watch on BBC iPlayer, both live and on-demand throughout the weekend and beyond.

Full Schedule here.

The top live acts to catch online are…

Friday 23 June

9 pm Clean Bandit on the John Peel Stage

9.30 pm Radiohead on the Pyramid Stage

10.30 pm Dizzee Rascal on the West Holts Stage

Saturday 24 June

5.45 pm Liam Gallagher on the Other Stage

6 pm Katy Perry on the Pyramid Stage

9.45 pm Foo Fighters on the Pyramid Stage

Sunday 25 June

5.35pm Haim on the Other Stage

6.30pm The Sherlocks on the BBC Introducing Stage

9.45pm Ed Sheeran on the Pyramid Stage

 Radio 1 & 2

Annie Mac will kick off the BBC’s Glastonbury coverage on Thursday evening with a broadcast from the BBC Music Introducing Stage.

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show (Friday 23 June, 7am-10am), Chris is live from the festival with special live performances from The Courteeners.

Jo Whiley (Saturday 24 June & Sunday 25 June, 4pm-7pm) On Saturday Jo will be chatting to Lorde, Maggie Rogers, whilst on Sunday Jo will be talking to Barry Gibb and  Chic, Nile Rodgers, Rag & Bone Man and Laura Marling.

Watch live TV on your TV, tablet, smartphone. Your four day weekend can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. No queues. No expensive drinks. Bird’s eye view of the stage. Clean toilets.