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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

A new time for the Request Show Replay

For those of you who like another chance to hear the Request Show, from Monday 14th September the Request Show Replay moves to the new time of 8 – 10am each morning. The Replay already goes out at this time on weekends.

There’ll also be an extra chance to hear each evening’s Request Show from midnight until 2am.

Request collectors will continue to visit the wards every evening ahead of the Request Show, which is . . . → Read More

Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal – latest

We are very pleased to report that the current total raised by The Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal is £2,242.50.

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!

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