The Programs












We have 4 categories of shows here on FCUM Radio. Click on the links below to go straight to your preferred section, or just take a stroll through a sea of information.


Music Speciality





CellarTapes (YouTube)

Our YouTube show dedicated to Manchester’s unsigned scene, watch the latest sessions now via our YouTube Channel.  And if you would like to feature on the show, please get in touch at

The Shindig Breakfast

Weekends at 1pm and Monday/Tuesday at 10am

Listen to FCUM Radio’s Breakfast Show for the Media Review and the Quiz, in addition to PunHouse and The Song for The Kids. Hosted by Ben and Marv, it’s the perfect way to start your day.

Dadrock & Dance

Monday/Tuesday at 11am and 6pm

Following regular slots on Radio Caroline and, FCUM Radio is proud to host the talents of Rockin’ John Cron’. RJC will be playing classic rock n roll and plenty of foot tapping favourites to bring joy to your afternoons.

Lee Man’s Afternoon Blast

Sunday at 2pm and Monday/Tuesday 8am

Pre-recorded live in Bury, join Lee Man and the gang for an afternoon filled with thrills, spills and more spills.

Show With No Name

Weekends at 5pm and Mondays at 7.30pm.

Join FCUM Radio’s very own record breakers – Stevie D, Doh and Snowy every Saturday after FC Live for some un-namable joy. Great music and features galore.

The Album Show

Weekends at 9am and 11pm

Join the beloved Rockin John Cron for a trip down memory lane with the albums we were brought up on, wholesome and warming radio for your weekends.

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Music Speciality

Hot Biscuits

Wednesday/Thursday at 9pm and Weekends at 10pm

Join Steve Bewick for a variety of jazz, be-bop, swing, poetry and R&B.

Hidden Gems

Wednesday/Thursdays at 3pm and Weekends at 9pm

With his feet rooted within Soul and Motown, tune in to Scott Taylor’s Hidden Gems to hear some of the rarest tracks on the radio, as well as a Featured Artist and his Make Way For The Original segment.

Gonna Raise Hell

Monday/Tuesday at 10pm and Wednesday/Thursday at 5pm

Join Hazza each week for the best proper Rock show on the radio, if you like AC/DC, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Def Leppard or Black Sabbath, then fill your boots every Tuesday. 

The Wildcard

Sundays at 1pm and Wednesday/Thursdays at 11pm

Join Claire Robinson for 45 minutes from the Manchester music and art scene, with exclusive interviews and tracks from the nation’s cultural capital. And you can of course follow the show on Twitter.

Generation Pop

Monday/Tuesdays at 2pm and Wednesday/Thursdays at 6pm

Join Chantal Adams for an hour of the now.  So if you like the sound of Olly Murs, the odd bit of JLS, and the pinch of Tinie Tempah, then this show is certainly for you, so follow the host on Twitter and send in your requests!

The Indie Rehab Hour

Monday/Tuesdays at 1pm and 11pm

Join Simon Adams for a hour of quality indie tunes both old and new.  You can of course follow the show on Twitter if you would like to make a request.

The Reggae Funk and Bass Beats Show

Fridays at 1pm/9pm and Weekends at 7pm

Stretching his cultured ear from Wales to South America, tune in for a true collector’s take on (as the title suggests) Reggae, Funk, Bass and Beats. Roy joins our Friday night line-up with tunes to set you up for your evening. Email Roy on

Eleven’s Heaven

Wednesday/Thursday at 11am and 7pm

Join Neil Boothman for two hours of eclectic jukebox genius from FC’s very own, Neilboo.  Neil goes through his own music collection and plays 11 songs from one minute right through to eleven.

The Rambling Mancunian

Weekends at 10am and Wednesday/Thursdays at 10pm

Join Bill Mitton, our very own Rambling Mancunian, as he presents the best in folks and acoustic music to warm the cockles.

The Downtempo Sessions

Wednesday/Thursday at 1pm and Fridays at 11am/8pm

Chris Rogers presents the best in downtempo, acoustic and lounge music.

United A Go Go

Fridays 12pm/7pm and Weekends at 9am

Susan Campeybot is a northern kind of robot who loves her 60s garage, lounge, and the odd bit of punk, so why not join her on the rather excellent United A Go Go.

The Digital Dancefloor

Wednesday/Thursday at 10am and Fridays at 6pm/11pm

Join our very own Digital DJ Julian Verde for an hour of quality dancefloor action, featuring all things House, from all things trance to techno, and everything else in-between.  Follow Julian on Twitter and why not request a tune or two.

Balearic Ultras Radio

Fridays at 10pm and Saturdays at midnight

Almost live from Bright Beach, join our very own Balearic Ultras for an hour of quality tun age.  Follow the show on Twitter and why not request a tune or two.

Goths Moths and Mancs

Mondays at 9pm and Wednesday/Thursday at 9am

Join our very own Gladys Barm for an hour of quality goth musical culture   Follow Mrs Barm on Twitter and her regular musings.

The Time Travelling Turntable

Monday/Tuesday at 9am and Fridays at 3pm

Join Tony Fever each week for a step into the unknown, thanks to his very own magical time machine.  This is very much a music show like no other.

The Soulful Shack

Monday/Tuesday at 5pm and Weekends at 8pm

The beautiful Larry Johnson each week, presents an hour of glorious Northern Soul, from his own extensive collection.  Email him now with a request by contacting the show at

The Lady Lexus Reggae Show

Wednesday/Thursday at 4pm and Fridays at 10am/5pm

Join Lady Lexus for an hour of quality and lovingly created reggae, from across the decades. Follow Lady Lexus on Twitter and why not request a tune or four. Or email your requests to

The Sunday Mass

Sundays at 6am

Following an FC victory, wake up the next day in style by listening to a bit of Mozart and the like.

Folk In The Morning

Monday/Wednesday at 6am

FCUM Radio folky breakfast show for earlier in the week, when work is an inevitability, put all that tedium to one side with a bit of folk and acoustic, featuring the likes of Dylan, Donovan and Baez, and much much more.

Funk In The Morning

Thursday/Friday at 6am

Get in the mood for weekend with our funky breakfast show, featuring all the best in Funk, Hip Hop, Northern Soul and Motown.

Countdown To Kickoff

Saturday/Tuesday at 6am

FCUM Radio’s pre match breakfast show, playing the best in indie and punk.


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Visit Our Community Podcast Channel

Unfortunately due to funding cuts within the wider adult education sector, we are currently unable to deliver our radio courses at present – More on this news here

FCUM Radio News

News, Sport and Community Information for Manchester. Tune in at 4pm on Tuesday and Wednesday from our newsrooms at North City and Forum Libraries. This feature forms part of a FCUM Radio project in conjunction with Manchester Libraries, designed to raise aspirations in people through the medium of radio.  Follow the FCUM Radio News Team on Twitter.

Running A Community News Room Website


FWFM is part of a FCUM Radio project based in Fallowfield, this project is run in partnership with Irwell Valley Housing Association.

Manchester Libraries Interviews

Interviews from FCUM Radio’s community project at The North City and Forum Libraries in conjunction with Manchester Library Services.  This project is in conjunction is designed to raise aspirations for  people through the medium of radio. 

Children of The Revolution

Join the FC Uth every Saturday for an insight into what makes the club’s junior contingent tick,  and what they think about the club that they love. FC Uth Website

Health Matters With Christine

Join Christine Barker for series of interviews and features centred around health issues in Greater Manchester.  You can follow Christine on Twitter

Past Episodes

Mancunians Rugby League

Series of interviews focusing on Mancunians Rugby League, a Manchester based co-operative rugby league club.  You can follow Mancunians on Twitter

Hazel Court FM

Hazel Court FM is part of a FCUM Radio project based in Crumpsall, this project is run in partnership with Casicare.

Kath Locke Interviews

Interviews from FCUM Radio’s community project at The Kath Locke Centre in Moss Side.  This project is in conjunction with Father’s Against Violence, designed to raise aspirations for young people through the medium of radio. 


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One More Cup of Coffee (YouTube)

Our regular Tuesday night review show, presented by our infamous FC Live Team.  Available now via our YouTube Channel.

FC Live

Saturdays at 2.30pm
 (and for midweek FC United fixtures 7.30pm)

Whenever FC United go out to play, you can bet that joining them pitch side with their headsets on, will be the future award winning FC Live team.  Join the lads for every FC United fixture home and away, for exclusive match day coverage. #iblameswampy

This Club Is My Club

Mondays/Tuesdays at 8:30 – 12:30 – 19:00

Every week, Cockers brings you the latest FC news, club announcements, interviews and highlights.

Podcasts Available Here

Women’s Team Live

Sundays 1:45pm (Home League Fixtures Only)

Join Ben and Statto Paul for exclusive coverage of FC United’s Women’s Team in their hunt for promotion in the North West Regional League Division One South.

It’ll Be Off

Saturdays 12:00 (Home Fixtures)

FCUM Radio’s live club discussion programme, Ben is joined by a panel of club figures and volunteers to discuss and debate the latest issues surrounding FC United of Manchester.

The FC Live Replay

Relive the glory or defeat…. or a draw of course, from the most recent FC Live programme via our FCUM Radio Podcasts Service.

The Evo-Stik NPL Show

Saturdays 12:00 

Join Ben and the gang down at The Magnet in Stockport as they bring you a whole hour dedicated to The Northern Premier League and it’s three divisions.  Podcasts are available via Audioboom and you can join in with the debate by visiting the NPL Facebook Group

Manchester Football League Weekly

Saturdays 08:30am

The official radio show for the Manchester Football League, join Ben each week as we celebrate Step 7 of the Non League World. Podcasts are available via Audioboom and you can follow the League on Twitter.

Supporters Direct Weekly

Saturdays 06:30pm 

The official radio show for Supporters Direct, join Ben each week as we bring your all the latest news and interviews from the world of Supporter Ownership. Podcasts are available via Audioboom

The Unofficial Southern Football League Show

Podcasts Available

Weekly podcast dedicated to the Evo-Stik Southern Football League. You can follow the show on Twitter here


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