Hear the best of Radio X at Christmas and New Year

25 December 2018, 05:00 | Updated: 25 December 2018, 05:01

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We have special shows and festive editions of your favourites across Christmas and New Year 2018. See highlights from the schedule here.

See the full Radio X schedule for this week

The Chris Moyles Show Christmas Lunch

Christmas Day, 11am

Join Chris, Dom, Pippa, James and Producer Matt as they open their gifts and tuck into a hearty Christmas lunch in this festive special.

The Chris Moyles Show
The Chris Moyles Show. Picture: Radio X

Florence + The Machine LIVE

Boxing Day, 1pm

Another chance to hear Florence + The Machine recorded live in Dallas in September 2018, plus Florence Welch talks John Kennedy through her latest album, High As Hope

Florence + The Machine
Florence + The Machine. Picture: Press

Johnny Vaughan’s Christmas Day Thang

Christmas Day, 5pm

Live from the Vaughan Mansion (possibly), the 4Til7 Thang get festive with some special guests and their annual Christmas quiz.

Johnny Vaughan
Johnny Vaughan. Picture: Radio X

In Conversation With Muse

Christmas Day, 8pm
New Year’s Day, 7pm

John Kennedy talks to Matt Bellamy, Dom Howard and Chris Wolstenholme about their career and music in one of Radio X’s highlights of 2018.

Foo Fighters On Radio X

Christmas Day, 11pm

Gordon Smart chats to Dave Grohl and there’s another chance to hear highlights from Foo Fighters’ show at the Ethiad Stadium in Manchester from June 2018.


The Best Of The Chris Moyles Show 2018

Boxing Day, 6am

Get over the post-Christmas slump with some of the choicest moments from The Chris Moyles Show in 2018.


Gordon Smart - The Best Of The Guests 2018

Boxing Day, 7pm

Gordon looks back at the best guests and session tracks of 2018, including Damon Albarn, Mumford And Sons, Dave Grohl, Romesh Ranganathan and more.


Mumford And Sons Album Playback

Boxing Day, 10pm

John Kennedy is joined by Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall to discuss one of the biggest album releases of the year, Delta.


Arctic Monkeys Album Playback

Thursday 27 December, 10pm

Another chance to hear John Kennedy talking to Alex Turner about the latest Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.

John Kennedy’s Great X-Pectations

New Year’s Eve, 4pm

Radio X's guru of new music unveils the bands and artists Radio X is tipping for big things in 2019.

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John Kennedy. Picture: Radio X

Happy New Year on Radio X

New Year’s Eve from 8pm

George Godfrey takes you into 2019 with some classic New Year's Eve bangers.

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George Godfrey. Picture: Radio X

Danny Wallace on New Year’s Day

Tuesday 1 January, 10am

The Important Broadcast kicks off the New Year with Danny's predictions for 2019.

Danny Wallace on Radio X
Danny Wallace on Radio X. Picture: Radio X

Elis James and John Robins on New Year’s Day

Tuesday 1 January, 1pm

Elis James and John Robins kick off 2019 with a special New Year show.

Elis James and John Robins
Elis James and John Robins. Picture: Radio X

Best Of British with Issy Panayis

Saturday 5 January, 7pm

Issy kicks off 2019 with a selection of songs from the best British artists of all time.

Issy Panayis
Issy Panayis. Picture: Radio X