Anyone that knows me understands that for me to read a book should be something registered with the Guinness Book of Records. However, the Radio Bible, I will explain in a minute, is a riveting book for any radio, media or offshore fan.
Harold Wilson considered military action on an abandoned sea-fort where Radio Caroline had been broadcasting and was then taken over by other radio pirates. Other plans to scupper them included dropping Marines on to the naval fortification off the Suffolk coast and forcing ‘the surrender of the occupants’. The government’s […]
A terminally ill teenager who Hollywood star James McAvoy gave £50,000 to, has lost her fight for life. Kelly Turner was hoping to fly to America after her family battled for two years to raise money for immunotherapy treatment. Sadly, this week they put out a statement saying: “Our best […]
In the first half of the 1960s, the UK was scared of its own shadow. One consequence was not allowing the youth of the day to enjoy their own culture. With every generation comes a new Pop Culture – not an obscure list of tracks – but the popular music […]
Eric Wiltsher asks is there really anything to celebrate, or was Radio One just the Light Programme with long hair? But the background first – Radio 1 is launching a pop-up station to celebrate its 50th birthday. It will be called Radio 1 Vintage and will broadcast on DAB and […]