Glastonbury 2022 live: how to see and hear the festival

After a few years of hiatus due to the pandemic, the world’s most famous music festival returns in person, with headliners like Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar gracing the stage.

It might not be the same as putting on wellies and dancing dance moves on a giant field in Somerset, but there’s no reason for music fans at home to miss out on all the Glastonbury Festival action.

As usual, the BBC will be providing extensive coverage of the Worthy Farm festival.

Read on to find out everything you need to know to watch and hear Glastonbury 2022 live on iPlayer, TV and radio.

How to watch Glastonbury 2022 live online

Sam Fender will grace the stage this year

Music fans can access live Glastonbury coverage via the BBC Glastonbury website, where you can choose which stage to watch the action from.

Viewers at home can also follow the Glastonbury Festival via BBC iPlayer, which can be accessed across a variety of devices including connected TVs, set-top boxes, streamers, gaming consoles and platforms such as YouView, Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat.

For the first time, coverage is shown in 4K Ultra HD quality if you have a compatible TV. Make sure you’ve selected “Best Quality” in iPlayer’s settings menu.

How to watch Glastonbury Festival 2022 live on BBC TV

Olivia Rodrigo Grammys

Olivia Rodrigo is making her first appearance at Glastonbury this year JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

If you don’t want to watch online, you’re in luck: the BBC has confirmed it will broadcast more than 35 hours of coverage across BBC One, Two, Three and Four – more than ever before. Check out the full BBC schedule here.

However, if you want to watch in Ultra HD, as discussed above, you’ll need to use BBC iPlayer.

As a reminder, here are some of the channels and times for important performances:

FRIDAY (June 24th)

7pm on BBC Three: Griff and Sigrid

8pm on BBC Four: Crowded House

8.30pm on BBC Four: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

9pm on BBC Two: Wet Leg, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Wolf Alice and TLC

9.30pm on BBC Four: Arlo Parks and IDLES

10pm on BBC Two: Billie Eilish

10.30pm on BBC Three: Little Simz


12pm on BBC Three: Sam Fender and Blossoms

5pm on BBC Two: Joy Crookes, Self Esteem and Skunk Anansie

7pm on BBC Four: Celeste

7pm on BBC One: Olivia Rodrigo

8 p.m. on BBC Two: HAIM Leon Bridges and The Avalanches

8pm on BBC Three: Holly Humberstone and Glass Animals

9pm on BBC Two: Noel Gallagher

9.30pm on BBC Three: AJ Tracey & Pa Salieu

10.30pm on BBC Three: Yungblud & Burna Boy

10.30pm on BBC One: Paul McCartney

11.30pm on BBC Three: Megan Thee Stallion


Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Getty Images

12:30 am on BBC Two: Jessie Ware, Jamie T and Roisin Murphy

5pm on BBC Two: Lianne La Havas, Herbie Hancock, Declan McKenna, Nubya Garci, Fontaines DC and surprise guests

6.45pm on BBC One: Diana Ross

7pm on BBC Three: Declan McKenna & Koffee

8pm on BBC Two: Lorde, Years & Years and Elbow

8 p.m. on BBC Four: Herbie Hancock and Kacey Musgraves

9pm on BBC Four: Angélique Kidjo & Jarv is…

9.30pm on BBC Two: Kendrick Lamar

10pm on BBC Four: Pet Shop Boys

How to listen to Glastonbury 2022 live on the radio

The BBC broadcasts hours of coverage, so music fans can tune into Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, 5 Live and BBC 6 Music to hear some of their favorite acts.

Stormzy will appear live on 1Xtra, The Killers on BBC Radio 2 and The Cure on 6 Music. We can hardly wait!

Fans can listen to BBC radio on smart devices via the BBC Sounds app.

Glastonbury Festival 2022 takes place from 22nd to 26th June at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.

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