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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

Radio Marsden Phone Appeal update

We are very pleased to report that the current total raised by The Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal is £2,212.50.

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 our website!

Thanks to all those who took the time and effort to help Radio Marsden!

Running a Marathon for Radio Marsden


Peter Newsom will be running the full marathon as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Radio Marsden!

Peter is taking part in the event in memory of his father, Alfred – a long-time member, officer and trustee of Radio Marsden.

In 2013, Peter and his son, Rob, ran the Cardiff Half Marathon raising over £1,000 towards the vital rebuild of the station’s ageing Sutton studio. You can see some . . . → Read More

Radio Marsden’s Most Requested – the year to date


Radio Marsden’s Record Librarian, Kevin Parrott, has compiled the most requested songs for 2015 to date. Our request collectors visit the wards each evening – if you miss them, you can make a request here on the website.

The Request Show airs every evening between 8pm and 10pm and is repeated the next morning between 9-11am (8-10am on weekends).

Click through to see Radio Marsden’s Most Requested so far this year…

Radio Marsden’s highlights of the Marsden March

Radio Marsden broadcast live throughout this year’s Marsden March and welcomed walkers to the finish line at Sutton.

You can see some of our photos on Facebook.

See if you can spot yourself in our video highlights of the day…

Radio Marsden will be at the Marsden March 2015!

Radio Marsden's Steve Palmer is joined by Right Said Fred

The Marsden March 2015 takes place this coming Sunday (22nd March) and Radio Marsden will be at Chelsea, Sutton and all 14 miles in between talking to the walkers and meeting a few celebrities along the way!

This year, 5,500 walkers will take part in the fifth occasion of the annual event, each walking either 14 or 5 miles between Chelsea and Sutton. Over the past four years, the March has raising an extraordinary £4.5 . . . → Read More

Radio Marsden back on Chelsea entertainment system

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Radio Marsden is pleased to announce that after a considerable amount of work, we are once again available to patients at the Chelsea branch of the Royal Marsden Hospital through the bedside entertainment system. As is the case at Sutton, we’re on channel 700 via the Radio menu on the system.

As you may be aware, there was a major fire at the Chelsea hospital in 2008. That fire damaged the equipment that made . . . → Read More