We like to be prepared here at UTuneMe and with just 35 days till Christmas here is our Christmas-Radio line up so far !
BBC 6 Christmas day: Iggy Pop
The singer, fresh from his latest tour with the Stooges, will present two programmes over the festive period on 6 Music, part of a Christmas and New Year lineup that also includes Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of the Clash.
Yorkshire Bauer stations promote Xmas gig
Radio Aire, Hallam FM and Viking FM are to jointly promote a Christmas concert at the new First Direct Arena in Leeds this December. The three Bauer Media stations are holding the gig off the back of the Party in the Park, which the company says was a “great success”.
Example, The Saturdays, Eliza Doolittle, Conor Maynard and The Vamps are the first five artists announced to be performing at the ticketed event.
Attenborough’s life in sound for Radio 4 Xmas.
A special programme looking at Sir David Attenborough’s early career as a sound recordist will form part of BBC Radio 4′s Christmas schedule this year.
Other highlights include Ant and Dec appearing on Desert Island Discs, new radio dramas featuring the stories of Beatrix Potter and comedians appearing in daily sketches on programmes including Today and Woman’s Hour throughout December for The Radio 4 Comedy Advent Calendar
Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal
Isle of Wight Radio has announced that it will once again be an official supporter and media partner of the Official Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal. Following 2012’s record-breaking first year, The Official Isle Of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal is back and is asking Islanders to brighten up Christmas for less fortunate children. In December 2012, the first Official Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal launched, collecting and distributing an astonishing 2,233 toys to local children.
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