Christmas highlights

  • Paul O'Grady - A Musical Celebration

    Paul's friend, Julian Clary, introduces Paul’s favourite music and his friends, fans and family celebrate his life.

    This Christmas Day programme is now available on our Catch-Up service.

  • Johnnie Walker & Tiggy Walker

    The legendary Johnnie Walker is joined by his wife Tiggy to pick some special tracks.

    Enjoy the show now on our Catch-Up service. It's available for seven days.

  • White Christmas - with Simon Bates

    White Christmas was composed and sung originally by two people who could not have been more different. In this special programme, Simon Bates explores what makes White Christmas unique.

    You can catch-up on this programme now for seven days.

  • Angela Rippon

    Fresh from Strictly, Angela joins the Boom team to entertain with some of the music special to her.

    Enjoy the programme now on our Catch-Up service.

  • Stephen McGann

    Best known currently for his portrayal of Dr. Turner in the BBC’s Call the Midwife, Stephen
    joins Boom to play some of his personal music choices – and shares his own memories from
    his school days and youth.

    Enjoy this Boxing Day programme now on our Catch-Up service for seven days.

  • The Boom Christmas Countdown!

    Hope you enjoyed our Countdown. See the full festive list here - and you can catch up on the programme for the next seven days.

  • Chris Tarrant

    Chris is back on the radio! He hasn't changed...

    Catch-up on this programme now - it's available for seven days.

  • Into the New Year!

    That special moment when one year turns gently into another. Spend it with David Lloyd.

    From 10.00 pm New Year's Eve until the small hours.

  • The Boom All Time Chart

    You voted last Easter. Now, John Peters returns to play your All Time Chart once more.

    Enjoy this programme now on our Catch-Up service.

  • Paul Burnett

    Paul Burnett returns to radio - and happy to renew his acquaintance with you!

    You can now listen to the programme on our Catch-Up service for seven days

  • Boom Catch-Up

    Listen-back to some of our special festive programmes on our catch-up service!

    They're available here for seven days after broadcast.

  • Graham Nash's Choices

    The co-founder and lead singer of The Hollies and one leg of Crosby, Stills and Nash opens up about his life and plays music than means much to him. In conversation with Phil Riley.

    Enjoy this programme now on our Catch-Up service

  • The Boom Instrumentals Chart

    John Peters in festive mood revisiting the instrumentals you voted the most popular.

    Enjoy the programme on our Catch-Up service for seven days.

  • The Boom Bacharach Chart

    John Peters marks the year in which we lost Burt Bacharach by revisiting his finest work - as voted by you.

    Enjoy the programme on our Catch-Up service for seven days.

  • Daily programme guide

    Check out all our daily programme listings here.

    Do tell a friend about any they might find interesting too!


  • Jenny on Christmas Eve

    The midnight moment when Christmas Eve becomes Christmas Day is a special one.

    Share it with Jenny Hanley

    Enjoy this programme now on our Catch-Up service.

  • Top of the Pops - at 60

    On New Year's Day, we celebrate 60 years of Top of The Pops - with the people who were there.

    10 - 4 on January 1st

  • Mister Top 20 - Tom Browne

    Tom hosted the Radio 1 chart through much of the '70s. In this programme, Tom tells Shaun Tilley about those days and his many acting credits including Emmerdale Farm.

    You can now hear the programme on our Catch-Up service for seven days


How to listen

You can hear Boom Radio on DAB+ across the UK - or 'Alexa - Play Boom Radio'.

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