Christmas 2019

We’re not shutting down during Christmas, so take a look at what’s on below…

RG Christmas 2019

Normal up until Sunday 22nd December

Monday 23rd December

6am – RG Breakfast
9am – Number 1’s of the 80’s followed by Carols in the Concourse
10am – John Webber
1pm – Ray Oxley Comedy Hour – Christmas Special
2pm – Greatest Hits
6pm – Howard Jacobson – Powerd By Howard
8pm – Night Owls ‘Movie Special’
Jason presents a film score special
9pm – Richard Manning – “Seven”
All about the number ‘seven’
10pm – Music was my first love – Behnaz Akhgar
BBC Weather presenter Behnaz Akhgar shares her 10 favourite songs

Tuesday 24th December – Christmas Eve

6am – RG Christmas Breakfast
Festive tunes all morning
10am – Red Thread Christmas Special
Tim Cooper presents festive version of the show
12noon – Luke Davies Special (With Stiffyn Parri)
Luke is joined by Stiffyn for two hours
2pm – Total 80’s Christmas Eve Takeover
A full hour of 80’s tunes
3pm – Byron and Finley Christmas Eve Special
Lots of laughs with the boys for Christmas Eve
5pm – Celtic Gals Xmas Movie Special
Ideas for films to watch during the festive period
7pm – The Beatles Covered
The fab four showcased by other artists presented by Richard Manning
8pm – Story of the Christmas Carol
The classic tale
9pm – Stepping into Christmas
Seeing out the last few hours before the big day with Jason, Howard, Grant and Andrew!
Midnight – Story of the Snowman

Wednesday 25th December – Christmas Day

>>>6am – Non-Stop Christmas
Through the night with non-stop festive tunes
6am – A-Z of Christmas – Richard Smith
A special edition of the A-Z of pop
8am – Christmas Hits
An hours worth of top tunes
9am – Christmas Brunch with Luke Davies & Claudia Hamilton
Luke and Claudia keep you company for Christmas morning
12pm – Christmas Lunch with Jonesy and Westy
The boys take their annual trip to the North Pole
2pm – Disney Sing-A-Long
Jamie has an hour of Disney songs that will get you singing
3pm – Christmas Groovy Music Show – Nigel Moore
It’s a special edition of the Groovy Music Show
4pm – Christmas Covers with Jason Manly
Festive songs but not as you know them… usually
5pm – George Michael Special
Jill presents a special on the anniversary of his death
6pm – Midweek Christmas Mix
In their usual time slot, but it’s all festive!
8pm – Total 80’s – Christmas Party
Jonesy has two hours of Christmas tunes from the 80’s
10pm – Music Was My First Love – Roy Noble
The legendary TV and Radio Wales Broadcaster Roy Noble shares his 10 favourite songs

Thursday 26th December – Boxing Day

Midnight – Non-Stop Christmas
Festive songs to keep you company during the night
6am – A-Z of Christmas – Richard Smith
A special edition of the A-Z of Pop
8am – Boxing Day Breakfast
Let us provide the soundtrack to your morning
12pm – Number 1s of the last decade
All of the songs have been top of the charts between 2010 and 2019
5pm – Disney Sing Along
Turn us up and sing loud to the songs of Disney
6pm – 80s v 90s
We’ll flip flop between songs from the 1980’s and 1990’s
8pm – Rob Jones
Live from the Heart of the Heath, Rob playing your requests
10pm – Total 80’s Takeover
Two hours of tunes from the 1980’s

Friday 27th December

As Normal

Saturday 28th December

7am – Saturday Breakfast
10-12 – GMRG
12-2 – Red Thread
2-8 – RG Through the decades
(2pm – 60’s/ 3pm – 70’s/ 4pm – 80’s/ 5pm – 90’s/ 6pm – 00’s/ 7pm 10’s)
8-11pm – Night Train Special
Get ready for the final departure of 2019 with Andrew Woolfe
11-1am – Total 80’s Takeover
All about the 80’s for two hours

Sunday 29th December

As normal

Monday 30th December

As Normal

Tuesday 31st December

6am – New Year’s Eve Breakfast
Last breakfast of the decade!
10am – Red Thread
Can you follow the thread with Tim?
Midday – Big Broadcast with Richard Smith
We join stations across the U.K for 24 hours as Richard and the team guide you through the last few hours of 2019 and also reveal the Hospital Radio Award nominations too

Wednesday 1st January 2020
Happy New Year!

Midday – Greatest Hits
Two hours of hits from 60’s to the naughties
2pm – Andrew Woolfe
Live taking your requests on the first day of the new decade
4pm – Number 1’s of the last decade
All the songs you hear were number 1 sometime between 2010 and 2019
7pm – The Beatles Covered (Repeat)
Another chance to hear this special presented by Richard Manning
8pm – Total 80s New Year Takeover
The decade that brought us big hair and the Rubix Cube
10pm – Luke Davies – Radio Greats Special
Luke chats to radio personalities in this one-off special

Thursday 2nd January 2020

Back to normal shows

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