Hear what Stuart refers to as ‘great singers and great songs’.
with CINDY KENT
The Crooners Club
with JOHN WALTON. An agreeable mix of inspired orchestration, exquisite close harmony, master crooners and divas of delight.
THE DAWN CHORUS
Join Steve for a relaxing breakfast mix of 1960’s Christmas music.
As you put the finishing touches to your Christmas preparations share some great Sunday morning music with JANE MARKHAM. For elevenses there are two songs from a special artist.
the Melody Lingers On
VIC GROVES brings you familiar music to enjoy and perhaps reminisce to, plus some music you haven’t heard for a long time or perhaps never heard before. On the half hour enjoy a vintage Country music number.
with PETER TOMLINSON. The perfect soundtrack to a Christmas Eve afternoon.
Sing Something Seasonal
The Adams Singers
Directed by CLIFF ADAMS
Accompanied by JACK EMBLOW
MARK STEYN tells the fascinating stories behind another seasonal standard of the 20th century – with classic performances, rare recordings and archive interviews with the people who wrote them.
Produced by BRIAN SAVIN
Big Band Christmas Special
Don your dancing shoes as you recall the seasonal swing music and songs of your teens. Presented by JOHNNY BEERLING.
Repeated Tuesday at 9pm
Expect some festively folky arrangements of traditional carols to accompany those last minute preparations – shall we share a sherry and mince pie together while we listen to some lovely music? Presented by ROGER WILLIAMS
Home of the Stars
KEVIN TAYLOR provides the perfect holiday soundtrack from the ‘Home of the Stars’ in Palm Springs, CA. Enjoy the warm sounds of Christmas and festive favourites.
11.0 – 12.0
A jazzy little christmas
Chet Baker, Kenny Ball, Jamie Cullum, Jimmy Smith and Diana Krall – they all made Christmas records. You can hear some of their work as you relax with a mince pie and a glass of port with JOHN HELLINGS