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Who will you be missing this Christmas?

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 20 December 2013

This Friday, Jeremy Vine will be dedicating the final hour of his show to people who are spending Christmas apart from their loved ones.

Maybe your son or daughter is away from home for the first time or your husband is working overseas. You can tell us who you'll be missing this Christmas, by filling in the form on the Radio 2 website.

From 1 o'clock, Jeremy will be joined by Joan Bakewell and they'll be reading as many of your messages as possible.

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  • Get in touch with the show

    Phone, text or email us your views

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  • Tyrants

    Russia’s president Putin says that Stalin was no worse than our own Oliver Cromwell.

  • Missing this Christmas

    Jeremy is joined by Joan Bakewell, as we ask: who will you be missing this Christmas?

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Wizzard

    Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Hand On Heart

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for David McAlmont

    David McAlmont Abraham, Martin & John

  • Image for Leon Rosselson

    Leon Rosselson The World Turned Upside Down

    RosselSonGs, PM Press, 18

  • Image for Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall and John Oates Jingle Bell Rock

    Pop & Soul: Holiday Hits 2 (Various Artists), BMG, 20

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Step Into Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden All You Had

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Band Aid

    Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas?

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Johnny Mathis

    Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born

    70's Number Ones Vol 3, Old Gold

  • Image for Avicii

    Avicii Hey Brother

    (CD Single), Universal


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