These are some of the festive programmes that you can hear on Radio Warneford today!
MORE CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS
Some more musical hot toddies from the 1950’s and 1960’s to melt your snow cone! You’d better deck the wards, spike the eggnog – you’re in Yulesville with Ley Bricknell.
THE ADULT CONTEMPORARY EASY LISTENING SHOW
Cliff Proctor introduces some fantastic easy listening fare, from classic artists like The Seekers, The Carpenters, Herb Alpert, Bert Kaempfert and James Last to modern “adult contemporary” artists like Rumer, Dido, The Lighthouse Family and Michael Bublé.
FEMALE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES AND SEVENTIES
Sara Lister introduces a selection of fantastic songs by some of the great female voices of all time, from Lena Horne to Barbra Streisand.
More little-known original recordings of some classic songs along with some striking cover versions. Andy Dowell plays you the original versions of The Only Way Is Up, Saving All My Love For You and Wind Beneath My Wings and covers from Tony Hadley, Annie Lennox and Hollywood actress Mae West.
HOW THE WAR WAS WON – WITH MUSIC HALL OF COURSE
This Radio Warneford Players production looks at the role of the music hall during World War One, including songs, comedy monologues and short sketches from the era.
VIVA LA RADIO
Join Stephen Height for a selection of songs linked to DJs or radio from across the decades and genres.
SONGS FOR THE SOUL
George Matts introduces his choice of soul classics to lighten the heart including Curtis Mayfield, Otis Redding and Adele.
The Radio Warneford Players proudly present their unique adaptation of the story of Dick Whittington, a boy from Gloucester who makes his way to London with his cat to seek his fortune.
NIL BY MOUTH
Cliff Proctor and Tim Wallace bring you a mix of classic tunes from Jean Michel Jarre, Sky, Booker T & The MGs and a few surprises. All the tracks have one thing in common – there isn’t a voice to be heard!
THE HISTORY OF RADIO WARNEFORD
Radio Warneford began broadcasting on 12 December 1973 and what a journey it’s been, from a lowly basement room to a leaking shed to state-of-the-art studios. Ley Bricknell takes us though the history of the Radio Warneford and plays some archive recordings.
THE RADIO WARNEFORD PLAYLIST
More Christmas favourites with Andy Dowell including songs from Boney M, Jona Lewie, Chris Rea, Cliff Richard and Mariah Carey.
AN INSPECTOR CALLS
The Birlings are celebrating their daughter’s engagement when a police inspector arrives with questions about their relationships with a young woman who has committed suicide. Written by J. B. Priestley and performed by The Radio Warneford Players.
THE A-Z OF A VERY 50’S CHRISTMAS / THE A-Z OF A VERY 60’S CHRISTMAS
Richard Smith chooses a selection of festive tracks from the 1950’s / 1960’s for each of the letters in the alphabet. From The Allisons to Zat You Santa Claus, the shows feature songs from Eartha Kitt, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney, Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves, Roy Orbison and Bing Crosby!