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The Reel Music Show

Paul J Rose

Wake up with 2 hours of music from TV and films

Kestrel FM, Basingstoke's commercial radio station, celebrated its 9th birthday on 18 May 2007 and went out and about around Basingstoke to celebrate the day.  They ended up at its spiritual home, so called because it was a team from HRB that had a dream back in the early 1990s to create a full time commercial radio station for Basingstoke. 

After 2 trial stations as Basingstoke Carnival Radio and another 2 as Kestrel FM, they were awarded the license in September 1997 and went on air on 18 May 1998.  All 4 of the trial stations involved HRB in some form.

Kestrel FM's Breakfast Show host and HRB's former Thursday evening host Mark Watson along with Philip Hatto joined Neil Ogden in the studio for a simulcast to talk about both stations…

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00:00

The Real Enjoyment of Jazz

Mike Winn
01:00

After Hours

Fred Setters

An hour of relaxing music

02:00

HRB Nightshift

Relaxing Music through the night

05:00

The Best of British Classical Music

Peter Grogan
06:00

The Reel Music Show

Paul J Rose

Wake up with 2 hours of music from TV and films

08:00

The Vintage Years

Jim Simpson

Vintage tunes from the golden era of the 1930s - 1950s with Vintage Jim

09:00

HRB Morning Mix

News and features
10:00

The Classic Chart Show

Ray Oxley
11:00

HRB Classic Gold

12:00

Postcard from New Zealand

Andy McCormick
13:00

The Magic of the Musicals

13:30

Neil Ogden's Sound of Sunday Series 30

Music on Demand at the Weekend

including Superman 1940s Style

16:00

Neil Ogden's Sound of Sunday Extra Time

Celebrating 30 Years of the show

Drummer John - the award nominated interview from 2019

17:00

The Sunday Social

Richard Smith

Ruth Stapleton, Oliver Stables, Matthew Rolland and Jonathan Sawyer plus guest contributors from hospital radio around the UK. This show was recorded earlier this afternoon

19:00

St Michael's Church Basingstoke

Sunday Service

Recorded this morning

19:30

Reflections

20:00

The Sound of Country

Vernon Pearce

An hour of traditional country music

21:00

Looking Back with Terry Firth

Terry Firth goes back to the news and music of a week in the past

22:00

The Retro Radio Show

Andy Henly