The BBC has announced it will devote a whole day of programming to the 2015 FA Cup final, reviving the tradition of all-day coverage of the Wembley showpiece.

The match on Saturday, 30 May sees holders Arsenal take on Aston Villa live on BBC One. Kick-off is 17:30 BST.

Highlights of the television build-up to the game include special editions of Saturday Kitchen and TOTP 2.

There will also be special content on Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website.

The programming will include (all times BST):

  • BBC Breakfast (06:30-10:00, BBC One)
  • FA Cup Rewind: Classic Finals (08:30-09:30, BBC Two)
  • MOTD Kickabout (09:30-10:00, BBC Two)
  • Saturday Kitchen ( 10:00-11:30, BBC One)
  • FA Cup 50 Greatest Moments (10:00-12:00, BBC Two)
  • Fighting Talk (11:00-12:00, Radio 5 live)
  • Football Focus (12:10-13:00, BBC One)
  • Gary Lineker on the Road to FA Cup Glory (BBC One, 13:00-14:00)
  • FA Cup TOTP 2 (14:05-14:30, BBC One)
  • Pointless FA Cup Special (14:30-15:20, BBC One)
  • The Road to Wembley (15:25-15:55, BBC One)
  • MOTD LIVE: FA Cup Final Build Up (15:55-17:15, BBC One)
  • MOTD LIVE: Arsenal v Aston Villa (17:15-19:50, BBC One)
  • 5 live Sport: FA Cup Final: Arsenal v Aston Villa (12:00-19:30, Radio 5 live)
  • MOTD: FA Cup Final highlights (22:50-23:25, BBC One)

Meanwhile, the BBC Sport website will have live text commentary from 09:00 BST until 22:00 BST with all the build-up, match action and reaction. BBC Sport social media users will be asked to perform their own #facuplift on social media, sharing their images and videos of them lifting their own trophy.

Sixty-four members of the Songs of Praise FA Cup fans choir will provide a different twist to the traditional pre-match song Abide With Me.

Danny Cohen, the BBC's director of television, said: "The BBC has delivered so much unique FA Cup programming to audiences since its return to BBC TV this season, it's only fitting to end the competition on such a high."

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