Programme Schedule

Normal programmes have been suspended due to the current situation with Coronavirus.

Our service remains on-air 24 hours a day with a mix of music, information, quizzes and comedy. The following pre-recorded shows can also be heard:

Monday

10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy
5pm Sounds of the 80s: Classic songs from probably the best decade ever, with news stories and extracts from your favourite TV shows  – Pete Sipple with Alice Ryan

 

Tuesday

10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy

 

Wednesday

10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
11am FrequencyCast30 minutes of award-winning technology and gadget news. Repeated Wednesday at 11am
12pm The Greatest Hour: A special tribute to the work of the NHS at this difficult time, presented by James Blunt. Repeated again at 6pm
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy
3pm Southend Hospital Radio Kids: Music, jokes, quizzes and interviews from Neptune Children’s WardKara & Kathryn
5pm Cinemas in Southend: A look at cinemas in Southend, past and presentAlice Ryan
6pm The Greatest Hour: A special tribute to the work of the NHS at this difficult time, presented by James Blunt.
10pm Sound of the Pirates: From the fantasy ship Jolly Roger moored off the Southend coast, each week a different year celebrating the heady pirate radio daysTrevor Byford

 

Thursday

10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy
5pm The National Request Show: The most requested songs from hospital radio stations around the UK, presented by Mark Snowden
8pm The Thank You Hour: Joe Smith presents a special show of thanks to the NHS, including messages from people in and around Southend
10pm Ladies Night: 60 minutes of the finest solo and group female voices in the world
   

 

Friday

10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy

 

Saturday

11am FrequencyCast30 minutes of award-winning technology and gadget news. Repeated Wednesday at 11am
2pm Southend Hospital Radio Kids: Music, jokes, quizzes and interviews from Neptune Children’s WardKara & Kathryn
3pm The National Request Show: The most requested songs from hospital radio stations around the UK, presented by Mark Snowden
10pm Night Flight: Two hours of the finest night-time music

 

Sunday

 

   
10am Oldies but Goldies: Featuring the biggest songs and historical events from the 60s to the 90s  – Bazzy S
12pm The Greatest Hour: A special tribute to the work of the NHS at this difficult time, presented by James Blunt. Repeated again at 6pm
1pm Cinemas in Southend: A look at cinemas in Southend, past and presentAlice Ryan
4pm Sounds of the 80s: Classic songs from probably the best decade ever, with news stories and extracts from your favourite TV shows  – Pete Sipple with Alice Ryan
6pm The Greatest Hour: A special tribute to the work of the NHS at this difficult time, presented by James Blunt.