Christmas Schedule 2023


Christmas Eve – Boxing Day: We have some special programmes lined up for you this Christmas/New Year – and we are very pleased that Radio 2’s Sally “Traffic” Boazman will be joining us once again as will Hospital CEO Nick Hulme. Add to that all your usual presenters it’s going to make for some great listening.

Where not mentioned normal schedule will apply


08:00 When Ricky Met Sally – Rick Double and Sally Boazman for our Sunday late breakfast show

10:00 Backtracking with Norman Lloyd and the Christmas Eve Superstars

12:00 Christmas Jazz with Mike Bugg

14:00 Marty Wilde’s Christmas Wonderland

16:00 Classics & Carols, John Alderton

18:00 Jingle Bells with Burty – Moira Burt

20:00 Christmas Country with Peter Green

22:00 Christmas Night Moods – late night easy listening with a Christmas Twist



07:00 Christmas Ward on the Wards – with Tim Ward

10:00 Nick Hulme – The CEO of ESNEFT returns

11:00 H.R.I. at Christmas with Patrick Eade

15:00 The King’s Speech

15:10 A Vinyl Christmas

16:00 The James Bond Hour with Nigel Taylor

17:00 My Kind of Music.  Our longest serving member Gwenda Gibson

18:00 Stu’s Christmas 80s Hits

19:00 The Nancy and Vicky Programme – a special tribute to our most loyal listeners. Presented by John Alborough

20:00 Christmas Night Moods – late night easy listening with Mark Keable and Tim Ward



06:00 Mark Eley with a Boxing Day Breakfast

10:00 Rick Double with the Ipswich & Aldeburgh Hospitals Request Show

12:00 Foz’s Festive Album Tracking with Stephen Foster

14:00-19:00 As usual Tuesday schedule

19:00 HRI Music followed by Ipswich Town in Action – Live coverage from Portman Road with our very own commentary team as Ipswich take on Leicester City

22:00 Normal schedule