Doctor Who, Pirate Radio, Cambridge United commentary and musical specials featuring Maddy Prior, Jackie Leven and the Cambridge Rock Festival can all be found in the Cambridge 105 Christmas schedule.
There is also live coverage of Midnight Mass from the OLEM church in Cambridge; we recall a year of guests and special events such as The Queen’s visit to Cambridge. Plus the returns of Neil Whiteside, Claire Craig and Glenn & Ellen.
Christmas Day starts at 8am with a live breakfast show presented by Julian Clover.
Linda Ness follows at 10am with the first of two programmes featuring the Best of the Guests. The second show is on New Year’s Day, again at 10am.
At 6pm Julian Clover remembers Royal Visits, Elections, Strawberry Fair and the Mill Road Christmas Fair in Rewind 2013.
There’s also 12 months of local Cambridge music in a New Music Generator Special at 7.00pm on New Year’s Day.
At midday Cambridge 105 presenters gather round for Christmas Lunch, with wine suggestions from Nigel Beaumont and movie previews for the week ahead from Hatti Simpson.
Ahead of Matt Smith’s last appearance as The Doctor, Bookmark at 2pm leafs through Doctor Who fan fiction with the help of Cambridge writer Una McCormack.
A special edition of The Smelly Flowerpot Show at 4pm profiles Scottish folk singer Jackie Leven.
Rock Lit delves into the world of 1960s Pirate Radio at 7pm, while at 9pm Mike Hauser and Dom Smith relive this year’s Cambridge Rock Festival.
On Boxing Day Mandy Morton meets Steeleye Span vocalist Maddi Prior in an Eclectic Light Show Special.
At 11.00 105 Sport comes Live from the Abbey for Cambridge United vs Braintree Town as we present commentary from the fans perspective. There’s coverage of the return fixture on New Year’s Day and a three-hour edition of supporters’ show From the Terraces on Monday 30th at 4pm.
Glenn and Ellen make a welcome return to Cambridge 105 with specials at 2pm on Boxing Day and at 4pm on January 2nd. Claire Craig presents an edition of her 90s Show at 4pm on December 27th.
New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Eve at 4pm sees the return of Neil Whiteside with his first show since the motorbike accident that has kept him off the air since October.
Neil will present a party show and can also be heard on New Year’s Day with two hours of classic tracks in a special Too Good to be Forgotten from 8am.
Neil’s New Years’ Eve show will be followed at 7pm by a three-hour edition of Houseology.
Matt Webb and Rich McLean will see you through midnight with a fantastic show that spans two years. Leigh Last will have the matchsticks to hand from 02.00 on New Year’s Day as he goes Into the Mix.
Full Schedule at cambridge105.co.uk/schedule