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On Hospedia, online and on DAB Digital Radio across South Durham


On Hospedia, online and on DAB Digital Radio across South Durham


Fred is one of our request collectors and presenters at the both Darlington and Bishop Auckland hospitals. You can hear him Wednesday evenings

Karl heads up our Bishop Auckland Request Show. You can hear him every Wednesday from 7pm.

David coordinates the request show team at Bishop Auckland and makes sure we have full coverage on all the hospital wards. You can hear him as part of the request show every Wednesday from 8pm.

Mary is one of our request collectors and presenters at the Darlington Memorial Hospital. You can hear her Wednesday evenings from 8pm.

Mike Denham was a former member of Radio Skerne prior to our merger. You can hear him Monday evenings from 8pm with a great selection of golden oldies and show tunes.

Dennis is the station manager. You can hear him weekday mornings for the brightest breakfast show in South Durham. Dennis our most recognised presenters, but for him it all began 50 years ago. Dennis takes up the story. I first started at Radio Harefield In March 1970. I visited the wards with a lady called […]

Luke, formerly from Radio Skerne presents music and chat programme every Wednesday evening.

David ‘Kirky’ Kirkbride presents the WWW show – The Wonderful Witty Wednesday show. His biggest fan base is the physio department in Bishop Auckland Hospital who tune in every week. Kirky joined hospital radio after hearing it playing on the speakers in Physio and Rehab and has never looked back. He has a wide range […]

Lindsay is the station treasurer and our second longest serving volunteer. You can hear her every week with Craig Robinson on the Sunday Selection and on Friday evenings from 6pm with Million Sellers.

Chris is our fundraising and PR manager and has been a volunteer since 2000. You can hear Chris every Friday evening from 7pm, live from our Bishop Auckland studio with The Big Friday Night Quiz

Julie is our station secretary. She’s taking a break from presenting at the moment.

Ray Oxley station Chairman for many years. When he joined us in 2000 he was responsible for transforming the station by bringing in a computer playout system and introducing the concept of the request show teams. Ray was involved in hospital radio for many years, volunteering for many stations and producing programmes which were broadcast across hospital radio all over the UK. Ray sadly passed away in January 2022, but his legacy lives on in the ongoing success of PBHR and his programmes. The Chart Show can still be heard on Prince Bishops Hospital Radio.

Craig is the station chairman and longest serving volunteer. You can hear him on the Happy Hour, every Thursday at 7pm and 6pm on Sundays with Lindsay McElhone. The Sunday Selection is also broadcast live on Bay Trust Radio. We posed quick fire questions to Craig, this is how it went: Nicknames: I don’t really […]

Richard is an honorary member of PBHR and he presents the A to Z of pop. Rumour has it that somewhere on a radio station, Richard Smith’s programmes are being broadcast at every hour of the day. Richard is the brains behind ‘The Big Broadcast‘ which is a special live broadcast, networked across hospitals across […]

Ruth presents Soundtrack Sunday every week at 4pm. Ruth is also part of the Big Broadcast team. If you’ve been to any of our quizzes at the Spice Lounge in Bishop Auckland, you’ll meet Ruth who is the resident quiz presenter.  

Simon is our programme controller and overall technical wizard. Simon looks after most of our technical infrastructure and keeps the station on the air sounding great 24/7. You can hear Simon at midday every Monday.

John Williamson is an honorary member who is also the station manager at Bay Trust Radio. You can hear John every Saturday morning with Saturday Morning Live from 9am till midday.

Join Nicky B every Tuesday evening on PBHR from 6pm with the Rewind Chart.

Guest presenter Paul Baker has been working in the entertainment industry since 1991 when he was part of the charity station Radio Cracker. He presents a weekday magazine programme from 3pm till 5pm. Paul’s programmes are brought to you in collaboration with Aycliffe Radio.

Our second Paul Baker. Paul presents the Emovie Box, every Saturday evening from 5pm

Jonathan Charles is a guest presenter who brings us 'The Best Disco in Town' and 'The Vinyl Countdown'

Alex East is a guest presenter who brings us ‘It’s only Rock n Roll’ every Sunday at midday.

Jan is a guest presenter who twice weekly brings you 'The 70's Jan Cave'

Les Gunn is part of the 'Sunday Late and Live' team. Listen on PBHR from 10pm every Sunday.

Gary Hogg, along with producer Karis Jones present the 10 times award winning ‘Geordie Hour’.

Peter is a guest presenter who presenters 50 years of pop.

AndyLloyd is a guest presenter who brings us ‘The Morning Show” weekdays from 10am. Andy’s programme is produced in the UK for Independent Local Radio

Tony Lloyd is a guest presenter who brings us ‘Love From Tony’ every Sunday at 8pm. Tony is a professional radio presenter who has had a passionate interest and a varied career in radio since he was a teenager. He is also a director and Late Show presenter for All Oldies Radio.

Dave Nicholson is the station director at Radio Tyneside and is a guest presenter on Prince Bishops Hospital Radio. You can hear him every Thursday evening at 8pm with ‘Those Fabulous 50’s’

Chris presents Solid Gold Sounds every Thursday lunchtime at midday.

Paul Robinson presents 'Private Lives' on PBHR

James is a guest presenter who presents 'The Greatest Hits of Music'

Al Smart presents Easy Sunday

David is a guest presenter who presents 'Soul Vaults', every Saturday evening from 6pm.

Ken is a guest presenter who brings you ‘The Soul and Blues Train’, ‘Across the Decades’ and ‘Country Record Roundup’. His latest show is ‘The Movin & Groovin Rock n Roll Show’ which can be heard Monday evening at 6pm

Geoff presents 'The Time of our Music Life' every friday at midday.

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