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Welcome to Radio Marsden

Radio Marsden is the radio station serving the Royal Marsden Hospitals, 24 hours a day. You can listen to Radio Marsden online by clicking on the ‘Listen Live’ link, or if you’re a patient in either Chelsea or Sutton, you’ll find us available on your bedside TV on channel 700 (the first radio channel).

Keep in touch – we’re on Facebook and we’re @RadioMarsden on Twitter

Father and Son day at The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

RM Father and Son day - Dermot O'Leary and his father

RM Father and Son day – Dermot O’Leary and his father

This week, fathers and sons are teaming up to help raise awareness around male cancers and to raise money in support of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Father and Son Day was set up by Daniel Marks and Jack Dyson, two friends who have both survived testicular cancer, and whose fathers both had cancer. The campaign aims to inspire men by celebrating the . . . → Read More

A marathon success for Peter Newsom!

Peter Newsom celebrates completing the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Radio Marsden

Peter Newsom runs in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Radio Marsden

For long time listeners and followers of the station, some of you may remember Alf Newsom, fondly known as the “grandfather of Radio Marsden” – who was a presenter, fundraiser and officer for many years at the station.

Last year Peter and his son Robert ran the Cardiff Marathon in aid of Radio Marsden raising a whopping £1,027.96, and at the . . . → Read More

A Big Yellow rescue for Radio Marsden!

Books at Big Yellow Storage

A storage company in Sutton have come to our rescue to aid our regular book sales.

Due to the extensive revamp of Times Square Shopping Centre in Sutton, our monthly book sale has been forced to close temporarily. This meant that we had an urgent need to store our large collection of donated books elsewhere.

We’re hugely grateful to The Big Yellow Storage Company, who responded to our plea for help and offered us a . . . → Read More

Spotlight on… The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Denise and a fellow volunteer for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

As part of Volunteers’ Week we’re telling our amazing listeners and fans about the fantastic volunteers that help keep Radio Marsden going. And Radio Marsden wouldn’t be anywhere without the fantastic hospital staff, and the staff and volunteers of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Throughout the year there are a whole raft of amazing events run by the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity that require the support and free time from volunteers: from tombola sales to . . . → Read More

Spotlight on… Alan Flood

Alan Flood living it up in our Radio Marsden studio

As part of National Volunteers’ Week we’re telling our listeners all about the amazing volunteers that keep our station running, and have kicked off our Spotlight series with veteran Phil Boys.

Today we’re going to tell you about our very own impressionist specialist: Alan Flood.

Alan Flood living it up in our Radio Marsden studio

What is your role at Radio Marsden and how long have you been a member? Hiya I’m Alan. I’m . . . → Read More

Kids Takeover Day

Daniel and Chloe took over Radio Marsden today at the Kids Take Over

Today we were lucky enough to have some visitors in the studio from the Oak Centre for Children and Young People at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Chloe and Daniel came in to host their very own show with the Giggle Doctors, and introduced their favourite songs, told some of their best jokes and rated and slated Alan and Dave’s!

They were both utter professionals and needless to say the guys were . . . → Read More