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Among the highlights of our programming over the Festive Season....Tony's Christmas Cracker as usual on Christmas morning...a brand new ten-part daily comedy drama series Ottilie Box Presents following the antics of classical music DJ Ottilie, the doyenne of double entendre. More drama as Rikki Fulton plays a man convinced he's the heir to the throne of Scotland in Charlie is my Darling on December 28th. Another chance to hear The Sounds Orchestral Story in three parts on December 26, 29 and 30. Yusuf Cat Stevens talks about his new album Tell 'Em I'm Gone in an hour-long special on Christmas Day, and on the same day, there's a documentary about Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes recorded in 1967 and frequently bootlegged but now given a legitimate release. Veteran DJ Tony Prince hosts a two-hour Elvis Memorial with Presley fan club chief Todd Slaughter on Christmas Night. Also on December 25th, Libby McArthur reprises her one-woman show The F-Word, Karin Spalter celebrates great lady singers in Send In The Girls; Frank Sinatra Jr celebrates his father's music in Best of the Best, Paul McCartney dissects the Wings album Band on the Run, we repeat the Junior Eurovision Song Contest from Malta and also Karin Spalter's feature on the history of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1956, Krista Detor plays a studio session recorded in June, Kenny Tosh celebrates with a special programme, there's a Christmas Lively Lounge, 50 Years of Sounds Orchestral and two hours of pirate radio musical memories in Themes Afloat. Plus special editions of all the regular shows including Two's Company, Soundwave and many others. Details in the Christmas edition of RADIO NEWS which you can download here.



We're excited about this year's Record of the Year contest - details of the nominees on the Programmes tab above.



Website updated at 16:22 GMT on Tuesday, 16th December, 2014. Programme details updated.


You've heard the programmes - now buy the music!

Our record label, Lounge Music has just released the second volume of music from The Lively Lounge. Titled Second House it's available to download here. Also available: a collection of all of the instrumental singles from Tony Hatch released between 1959 and 1962. What's All This About? includes many familiar TV themes from the early 'sixties including Naked City, Dick Powell Theatre, Perry Mason, Ghost Squad and Out Of This World. It's downloadable here. We've also released an album of solo piano music from Johnny Pearson originally recorded as a session for our Piano Room series in 1986. it includes many of his best-known tracks including All Creatures Great and Small, Sleepy Shores, Cast Your Fate To The Wind, Our Love Story, Autumn Reverie (Heather) and many more. It's available to download here and like all our albums costs £7.99 or 79p a track.

For all our albums, tracks can be downloaded as mp3 or CD quality FLAC files.


The fabulous Skeewiff remix of the Radio Six Theme is available to buy as a download single, along with the original Tony Hatch Sound recording. Just click here! Each track is 79 pence or both for £1.49.

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Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a quarterly full colour programme guide in printable form as a PDF file. You can email us at letters@radiosix.com to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The 12-page December edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 28th December and details programmes until November 30th.



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Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on AM, FM and the Internet!

Welcome to radio six international, a private (not for profit) radio station operating from Scotland and playing an interesting mixture of songs from the world's unsigned and indie artists in their native languages with a leaning towards instrumentals and some jazz plus specialist shows featuring oldies, bagpipes, easy listening, lounge, Americana, jazz, instrumentals, light music, classical plus some talk shows to spice up the mixture from time to time! If you have any comments, please drop us a line. We rely on a team of outstanding broadcasters and producers who create their programmes for love, not money. Our team of great professionals bringing you programmes this month includes: David Ades, Trish Bertram, Denis Blackham, Rose Blackham, George Burton, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Tony Currie, Krista Detor, Susan Fisher, Rikki Fulton, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Rita Houston, Brian Kay, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, Libby McArthur, Guy Morgan, Tony Prince, Frank Sinatra Jr, Karin Spalter, Ewan Spence, Darren Stuart, Kenny Tosh and Tom Vallance. Our email address is letters@radiosix.com. All our programme material is cleared for internet broadcast with all the copyright owners concerned and licenced by PRS For Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd. No material in any of our broadcasts may be copied or rebroadcast without the written consent of Radio Six International. All rights are reserved by Radio Six International and the individual copyright owners. This website does not use cookies to track your use. Radio Six International is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its reliability.

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Not Quite Altogether Now

Tony Currie's most recent book Not Quite Altogether Now is a romp through his pioneering days at Radio Clyde, Scotland's first landbased commercial radio station. Covering the first year or so from Hogmanay 1973, the book is essential reading for all true radio anoraks!
Click on the book image for instant ordering details. (Terms & Conditions apply. See here for details.) Also available in all good bookshops at £14.99.

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