Christmas specials on CRN

CBAA News, 11th December 2013

CRN Christmas-themed content 2013. For more information contact the CBAA office on 02 9310 2999 or email. Check back for updates.


A Christmas Carol 
One of the best-loved holiday classics of all-time, this Bay FM production will be traditional radio storytelling theatre at it's best. Enjoy this timeless holiday classic with a full-cast, musical orchestration and sound effects.

55'50 mins. Playing twice on CRN: at 15:04 EDT on Mon 23/12 and available for DDN capture through Extras 1, and on Tue 24/12 from 20:00 EDT. Read more.


All the Best

‘Naughty or Nice’. It’s just about that time of year again…Ho Ho Ho.  All the Best wanted to bring you something a little bit new and a little bit naughty, just to get you in the mood.

We’re taking you into the world of Santa and channelling Shakespeare through a Marine Biologist.   It’s going to get weird, but it’s definitely worth it. We invite you to join us for All the Best’s Christmas tales- Naughty or Nice.

27'50 mins. Playing on CRN : in regular All the Best slot at 16:04 EDT on Wed 25/12.


Hit Parade of Yesterday

Tune in with Dave Rentz for an hour of Christmas songs and stories out of the past.

59'50 mins. Playing Sunday 22/12 at 20:00 EDT, and available for DDN capture.


In a Sentimental Mood (includes Christmas Day broadcast)

Maureen Meers presents an hour of nostalgic swing and jazz Christmas tunes.

55'50 mins. Playing Sunday 22/12 at 09:04 EDT, and available for DDN capture. Also playing live-to-air on Christmas Day at 14:04 EDT.


Radio Gumbo

Listeners can look forward to some of the jazziest Christmas music from Louisiana as well as an exclusive interview from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as “Angola”. Dr. Gumbo will be speaking with two inmates, serving life sentences,  who help run the prison’s radio station. Radio KLSP broadcasts to approximately 6,000 listeners including inmates and staff. The station is operated by inmates and airs a variety of programs including gospel, jazz, blues, rock-n-roll, country, as well as educational and religious programs. Dr Gumbo will be asking about Christmas at “Angola” and how music is playing a major role in prisoner rehabilitation.

55'50 mins. Playing Tuesday 24/12 at 23:00 EDT, and available for DDN capture



Walshy takes to the airwaves with a "Buddy Goode" Christmas special - an interview with this comic country character who's 2013 Christmas album is amusing and offending audiences around the country! (some R-rated content).

59'50 mins. Playing Thursday 19/12 at 20:00 EDT, repeating Tuesday 24/12 at 04:00 EDT and available for DDN capture.

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