12:30am - 1:30am

Weird Tales For Winter

Double bill of our seasonal series of shudder-inducing horror stories, produced by Johnny Mugwump. More at 1am tomorrow.

1:30am - 2:30am

Me & My Rhythm Box

Me & My Rhythm Box by Felix Kubin. Guests from the fields of music, art science, and instrument-making are invited to explain (live) their relationships to their own instrument through sample sounds, brief concerts, and conversations. Realised as part of 2017's documenta 14 radio project.

2:30am - 3:30am

Radio Is A Foreign Country

Kenneth Routon's radio programme featuring the raw sounds of obscure international folk and pop music. Visit facebook.com/radioisaforeigncountry for more information. 

3:30am - 4:00am

Our Journey

[Repeated from Friday 5pm.] A six part series which celebrates and explores the significance of the first Black led civil rights campaign in the UK, the Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963. Produced and presented by Miranda Rae. A Sound Women South West Network production supported by the Audio Content Fund. Next episode same time tomorrow.

4:00am - 5:00am

Late Lunch with Out to Lunch

[Repeated from Wednesday 2pm.] Ben Watson is unwell, hence today we broadast a recent repeat.

5:00am - 6:00am

Blood Culture

Another chance to hear Resonance's iTunes chart topping high-octane, award-winning drama serial, produced by Lance Dann. A'isha (Chetna Pandya) is just about holding down her job at tech giant Meta, until her old friend Livi (Bryony Afferson) appears in a rage and denounces their boss Richard Dreyer (Jack Klaff) as a murderer. Then she has to face up to what she has become, the lies that are woven in her past and the terrifying truth of what Meta are doing... Supported by The Wellcome Trust. (4/5.)

6:00am - 7:00am

Hackney Social Radio

[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week, on the first episode of 2021, we chat to Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville and find out all about The Arcola Theatre’s new project Arcola Outside. Plus, Janet meets local artist Nolly Gregory, who began painting and exhibiting her work aged 61, and we hear from listener Anna in this week’s “I Love Hackney” segment. Host Sue Elliott-Nichols is joined by Janet, Sharon and Steve, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio.

7:00am - 8:00am

Turtle Island

[Repeated from Thursday 12am.] Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston. This edition: Gary Small & The Coyote Bros, Mike Bern, Falynn Baptiste, Charanga Cakewalk, Gina Loring ft. Pos 'De La Soul', Shawn Michael Perry, Larry K, Nancy Sanchez, Flacko Finesse, Maniac: The Siouxpernatural, Las Cafeteras ft QVLN & Sergio Mendoza, Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie, and DeLab. Visit turtleislandradioshow.co.uk for more information.

8:00am - 8:30am

Vegetarianism The Story So Far

A fifteen part radio history of vegetarianism by Ian McDonald, who starts right at the beginning and tracks the story of the ideas that inspired vegetarians around the world up to the present day. Today: Episode 13. The Vegetarians – on Slavery Abolitionism, colonialism in India, and Victorian reformers. For more information visit: theveganoption.org.

8:30am - 9:00am

Art Of Change

Curators Florence Devereux and Clementine Butler-Gallie continue the investigation into artistic practices that archive this moment of transience. Today: Space. Incantations for Future Ancestors' is a sonic journey in the element of 'space,' composed by artist Demelza Toy Toy. Memory and the folding nature of time are sliced together with directives to tune up the vibrational field of planet earth. Let your future selves and childhood dreams get swept up in this looping prayer. Visit www.artofchangeradio.org.

9:00am - 10:00am

Clear Spot

First broadcast 21 September 2020: author Sarah Lipton-Sidibeh presents a selection of her poetry from The First Collection, published by Jacaranda Books on 1 October 2020. The poems are serious and humorous. They are varied in subject matter, covering societal issues, relationships, nature, urban decay, perceptions of the body and poems about the past.

10:00am - 10:15am


"Pudding," a drama written by Tallulah Boote-Bond, with Iniki Mariano as Amelia and Cally Lawrence as Kathleen. Directed and produced by Douglas Clarke-Wood.

10:15am - 11:00am


A major retrospective of the work of the radio art network Radia, whose collective mission is to make radio that transcends the borders and boundaries of land and language. Mobile Radio visits each station in turn to discern their motives and inspirations, and explore the work of one of their associated artists. Commissioned for documenta 14.

11:00am - 11:30am


Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring "new and forgotten ways of making radio. Show 819: Radio Fragrance (How the sound smells). Produced in the Creative Radio Production and Broadcast Course at TEA FM Radio Workshop in November 2020. Visit radia.fm for more information.

11:30am - 12:00pm

The Bike Show

This Christmas holiday we dip into the archives of The Bike Show, Jack Thurston's definitive and era-defining broadcast and podcast series which does exactly what you'd expect from the title. This selection of the show's timeless Rolling Interviews ranges from the streets right outside the Resonance studio to the avenues of New York and beyond, each with a different and fascinating cycling guest. Today: The V&A's Late, devoted to the design of the bicycle with Alice Marsh. First broadcast 22 April 2013.

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Radio Sketches

A further selection of extraordinary expressionist works by the Resonance Radio Orchestra. Formally complex, aesthetically innovative, allusive, digressive, dense and surprising - all one way or another attempting the impossible in live radiophonic performance. Featuring at 2pm the 90 minute The Death of Nero, with a huge cast of singers (Viv Corringham and Johny Brown among them) and instrumentalists (forty in total), narrated by Tam Dean Burn; at 3.20pm, The Mayfly, featuring i.a. Kay Grant and Veryan Weston (and a fleeting guest appearance by Alistair McGowan); at 3.50pm Songs of Practicality and Dissolution, featuring i.a. Sam Lee and Howlround (never before broadcast on Resonance FM); and at 4.25pm, The Death of Kodak, featuring i.a. Rodney Earl Clarke and Richard Scott. And to round things off, Piers Gibbon performs the classic Millions Flee as California Burns.

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Clear Spot

First broadcast 27 November 2020. Artist Patrick Wray talks to historian, novelist and poet Clive Murphy about his life and work. Murphy is best known for his 'Ordinary Lives' series of books in which he recorded and edited together memoirs for various ordinary people, including a lavatory attendant, a pig farmer and a chorus girl. This is the story of his extraordinary life.

4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Hum Omnibus Edition

An ominous hum has been heard rolling over the faceless suburbia of Rothstead. Wailing and sweeping like whale-song. The locals are scared and the cats are screaming. Peter Heath is the man tasked with investigating these unsettling acoustic events. Will he find his answer, or get lost in the mist? All four parts of the radio drama written and read by James O'Neill, with sound design and music by Paul Freeman.

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Our Journey

A six part series which celebrates and explores the significance of the first Black led civil rights campaign in the UK, the Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963. Produced and presented by Miranda Rae. A Sound Women South West Network production supported by the Audio Content Fund. Last episode. [Repeats Sunday 3.30am.]

5:30pm - 6:00pm

The Sound Of Criticism Being Done

A series of three radio programmes originating in sound’s relation to text, judgement and the construction of community - made as part of a workshop for the MA Sound Arts at LCC, UAL. Today: 3/3: Making it so. Featuring Neil Milton, Yilei Li and Yifeat Ziv. These three sound artists explore the intersection between language and sound. Each treats vocals in their own unique style, approaching the task from their own particular perspectives and experience. Together they create unique sonic textual processes. Creation is only the beginning; listening makes it so.

6:00pm - 6:45pm

Christmas Carole

Carole Finer - painter, teacher, musician and Resonance broadcaster - died earlier this year. To celebrate her long and eventful life we're broadcasting selected episodes of her long-running and wide-ranging "Sound Out" series this holiday, reflecting in particular her enthusiasm for the English modernist avant-garde, bluegrass and field recording. Today's guests: the Ivory Duo Piano Ensemble (Natalie Tsaldarakis and Panayotis Archontides). First broadcast 29 September 2015.

6:45pm - 7:00pm

Prison Bag

When Josie Bevan’s husband was jailed for nine years, a window opened on to a whole new world. This is Prison Bag. Episode 12 of 12 (contains material which some listeners may find offensive and deem unsuitable for children.) Written and presented by Josie Bevan. Music: Can, Zimbo Freemind and members of the Bevan family. Producers: Rebecca Lloyd-Evans and Alan Hall. A Falling Tree Production supported by the Audio Content Fund.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

A Duck in a TreeHighlight

The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week's edition - Progressive Detachment - traces a path from Pasacougla to a chasm and features a track from Stephan Barrett & Matt Atkins' new album, 'Still', accompanied along the way by recordings from Lance Curzon/Sheriff Fred Diamond, Singcircle/Gregory Rose, Kemper Norton, :zoviet*france:, Dave Dorgan, Bryan Lewis Saunders, Sevenism, Mental Escape Pod, The Sunken Hum, Globofonia, Morogh, and Restive. [Repeated Tuesday 5am.]

8:00pm - 9:30pm

50 50 Sound System

A holiday selection of classics by 50-50 Soundsystem, bringing over 20 years of DJing experience to Resonance with 60's, 70's & 80's old skool reggae, instrumental dub classics, and original soul breaks.

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Ode To An Object

[Repeated from Thursday 9am.] A poetic exploration of everyday objects, listening out for the unsung, untold story. Phoebe McIndoe and Emily Naylor explore these objects through a mixture of found-sound, soundscaping, poetry, and narrative. Tonight: #4 - Mirrors. Follow us on Mixcloud or email odetoanobject@gmail.com.

10:30pm - 11:00pm

K-Pop Journey

[Repeated from Wednesday 9pm.] A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through Korean pop music from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook. For archive shows visit keissi.com/radioarchive.

11:00pm - 12:00am

Drift Shift

First broadcast 25 December 2020. A special extended edition of the show of found sound and found text collected to form drifts that shift, produced and presented by Franziska Lantz. Visit driftshift.blogspot.com for more information. 

12:00am - 1:00am

Is Black MusicHighlight

The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight's show is titled In The Trees. It is a tribute to The Happy Man Tree in Hackney which was scheduled to be cut down by developers when this show was first broadcast on 15 July 2020 - and was cut down this week. For more information visit isblackmusic.com