National Prison Radio broadcasts into prison cells across England and Wales 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Prison Radio aims to reduce reoffending, by supporting people through their sentences and preparing them for life after release.

Through its diverse programming schedule, National Prison Radio aims to promote a culture of positive change in prison, while acknowledging and addressing the challenges of imprisonment.

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Our Programmes

National Prison Radio’s programmes all target the key factors linked to reducing people’s likelihood of reoffending. They support the strategic priorities of HM Prison and Probation Service, with whom we work in close partnership. Here is a selection of our most recent work.

Song Request

    The Family and Friends Request Show broadcasts in prison Thursdays at 1pm and 7pm, repeated Saturday at 1pm.

    To request a song, record your message and complete the form below. We can only accept voice messages from over 18s.

    To start recording, click the button below.

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