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Welcome to Radio Marsden

Radio Marsden is the hospital radio station serving the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospitals in London and Surrey, UK, 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 the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton, you’ll find us available on your bedside TV on channel 700 (the first radio channel).

Here on our website, you can find out all about us and the work that we do, catch up on all the latest news, meet some of our people, and find out all about getting involved. You can also make a request or dedication to be played in our nightly patients’ Request Show.

Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal – update

We are very pleased to report that the current total for The Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal is £1395.10, which will be added to the Appeal fund for the essential rebuild of our studio in The Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea.

A full list of local drop-off points that will accept unwanted phones and raise valuable resources for Radio Marsden can be found here on the website.

Thanks to all those who took the time . . . → Read More

Big fund-raising day for Radio Marsden – come say ‘hello’!

Xmas Boots

Radio Marsden has a huge fund-raising day lined up for Saturday 7th December.

As you may have seen, we have been investing significant amounts of money rebuilding our Sutton studios over the last few weeks; but that is just Phase One of a larger project. We need to continue our fund-raising activity to enable us to bring our Fulham Road studios up to the same high standard, ready to face the challenges of maintaining . . . → Read More

Radio Marsden broadcasts final programme from old Sutton Studio

Ian Fry broadcasts the final programme from the old Radio Marsden Sutton Studio.

Radio Marsden has reached an important milestone in its Studio Rebuild Project, having broadcast the final programme from its old studio in Sutton. Presenter Ian Fry was last on-air from the aging facilities, and had been joined earlier in the evening by Bill Crockford, for the Patient’s Request Show.

We’ll be staying on air during the refit of the studio, which . . . → Read More

Father & son run Cardiff Half Marathon for Radio Marsden


On Sunday 6th October, Peter and Rob Newsom ran the Cardiff Half Marathon in aid of Radio Marsden.

The Newsom family have had a long and close association with Radio Marsden as Peter’s father and Robert’s grandfather Alfred Newsom was a member, Officer and Trustee of the station for a number of years. They were competing in the event in memory of Alfred.

Being aware of Radio Marsden’s plight in needing to raise funds to . . . → Read More