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Ray Oxley’s Christmas Comedy Hour

Monday 22 December 8am

Tuesday 23 December 8am

Christmas Eve 8am

Christmas Day 6am

A collection of classic comedy clips, mixed with music all with a Christmas theme throughout Christmas week.


Pick A Word Christmas Special

Christmas Eve 9am

Paul Le Feuvre presents a Christmas-themed edition of his regular show with lots of festive favourites and probably one or two you might not have heard for a while.


Matt Monro's Christmas Box

Christmas Eve 2pm

Matt Monro's daughter Michelle presents this special show produced especially for hospital radio, which contains some of Matt's favourite festive songs.


Vernon Pearce’s Christmas Postcard from Spain

Christmas Eve 4pm

A taste of sunshine as Vernon brings you Christmas in sunny Spain including some Spanish Christmassy music. 


Totally 90s Christmas

Christmas Eve 10pm

Gary King looks back at the best of the Christmas music from the decade before last.


Christmas Carol Service

As Christmas Eve turns to Christmas Day, HRB takes you to the Milborne Chapel in Northumberland to join Dave Nicholson for a carol service recorded especially for hospital radio listeners.


The A to Z of Your Traditional Christmas

Christmas Day 1am

An hour of more traditional Christmas music to celebrate the start of Christmas Day.


Christmas Morning Live

Christmas Day 11am – 12pm

Dave Warren presents requests and other festive features live for Christmas Day


The Queen

It wouldn't be Christmas without Her Majesty's message to the Commonwealth on Christmas Day at 3pm.


Postcard From New Zealand

Christmas Day 3.05pm

Andy McCormick is here on Christmas Eve to give listeners a taste of Christmas down under where the temperature is about 25 degrees and shorts on Christmas Day are normal!


HRB Out and About: Yuletide in Alton 2013

Christmas Day 4.30pm

Another chance to hear our coverage of this popular annual event in Alton from last Christmas


The Vintage Years for Christmas Day

Christmas Day 8pm

Vintage Jim Simpson with the show that plays classic songs from the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s, all of course with a Christmas theme. 

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Dark Side of the Moon

Gary Jackson

Classic Rock


HRB Nightshift


HRB Replay

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HRB Morning Mix


21st Century Hits


Mystery Top 40

Paul Baker

HRB Lunch Hour

Music and Features

Seriously 70s


April Haywood

Music on Demand

HRB Classic Gold

60s, 70s and 80s

Looking Back with Terry Firth


Power Anthems

Paul Baker

Feels Like Saturday Night

Neil Ogden

HRB Replay

Our most recent Music on Demand shows repeated

Smooth Jazz

Vernon Pearce