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Forum: Radio 22-05-2015, 04:53
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Posted By swansea steve
depends, do we know for a fact that other...

depends, do we know for a fact that other candidates have declined the offer to appear? Ed M apparently was regularly asked on to LBC and I think the only time he bothered showing up for a phone-in...
Forum: Radio 22-05-2015, 04:08
Replies: 9,004
Views: 842,287
Posted By swansea steve
Yes, last year, 5Live had a lot of sport over the...

Yes, last year, 5Live had a lot of sport over the summer (World Cup, Commonwealth games) as well as the usual Wimbledon and open coverage. there is the U21 Euro championships in June but I don't...
Forum: Radio 18-05-2015, 12:11
Replies: 9,004
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Posted By swansea steve
Re the comments about Phil Williams, I'm not sure...

Re the comments about Phil Williams, I'm not sure how much the problems with that show are down to him or the format? my only reason for saying that is that whenever he was presenting other shows in...
Forum: Radio 12-05-2015, 20:15
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
TS would have paid for these rites, even though...

TS would have paid for these rites, even though they are off tube. if not, they'd have had to announce that the commentary was unofficial or something similar, like they did in the early 2000s when...
Forum: Radio 09-05-2015, 08:21
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
5Live last night. Championship Play-Off...

5Live last night.
Championship Play-Off Semi-Final First Leg:
Brentford v Middlesbrough Simon Brotherton and Ian holloway with commentary from 8 PM.
Simon presented live from the ground with them...
Forum: Radio 09-05-2015, 08:04
Replies: 9,004
Views: 842,287
Posted By swansea steve
yes, excellent from 5Live yesterday. Peter Allen...

yes, excellent from 5Live yesterday. Peter Allen is great at this type of thing and I enoyed Andrew Neel's discussion show at 7 PM. one weird aspect of 5Live's coverage though was on Thursday night....
Forum: Radio 07-05-2015, 10:26
Replies: 9,004
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Posted By swansea steve
actually, in 2010 and, I think, 2005, 5Live...

actually, in 2010 and, I think, 2005, 5Live produced their own overnight coverage. In 2010 it was presented by everyone's favourite on here, VD. You are right though that this year radio 4 and 5Live...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-04-2015, 11:41
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By swansea steve
and LBC.

and LBC.
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 01-04-2015, 06:50
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Views: 27,067
Posted By swansea steve
Love this series. does anyone know if we're going...

Love this series. does anyone know if we're going to have a second series of my kitchin rules over hear? First series was nowhere near as good as the Australian version is but was still very enjoyable
Forum: Broadcasting 06-03-2015, 20:32
Replies: 192
Views: 22,555
Posted By swansea steve
that's it Difference, thanks. I remember now they...

that's it Difference, thanks. I remember now they spent a lot of time talking about all the history of great fights at the York hall. I think it was around the same time they signed their deal to...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-03-2015, 09:14
Replies: 192
Views: 22,555
Posted By swansea steve
The only one I can remember was Mike Tyson V...

The only one I can remember was Mike Tyson V Francois Botha in 1999. A random choice on paper, but it was Tyson's first fight after returning from his ban for biting. for information, Talk Radio as...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2015, 13:38
Replies: 192
Views: 22,555
Posted By swansea steve
Hi again Difference. Just to clarify, 5Live only...

Hi again Difference. Just to clarify, 5Live only covered the De La Hoya v Mayweather fight, the fights involving the 2 british fighters were not covered with commentary so their involvement in the...
Forum: Radio 26-02-2015, 12:14
Replies: 9,004
Views: 842,287
Posted By swansea steve
I like LBC, more than 5Live (except for 5Live's...

I like LBC, more than 5Live (except for 5Live's sport coverage which is the main reason I still tune in regularly) but make Station ID right about LBC's listening figures. simple fact is, loads of my...
Forum: Radio 18-02-2015, 07:38
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
I'm a football fan-- not that fond of Rugby, but...

I'm a football fan-- not that fond of Rugby, but I think 5Live have made exactly the right call here. Firstly, as you say, there is no radio commentary of the rugby, whereas Talksport are providing...
Forum: Sport 07-01-2015, 12:07
Replies: 723
Views: 30,745
Posted By swansea steve
does anyone have a link they could PM me for the...

does anyone have a link they could PM me for the evening sessions? I'd be really grateful. :)
Forum: Sport 06-01-2015, 12:48
Replies: 723
Views: 30,745
Posted By swansea steve
really been enjoying what I've seen of lakeside...

really been enjoying what I've seen of lakeside this year-- I've not got access to BT so just watching the afternoon sessions. Loved the interview yesterday from the guy who beat James Wilson-- what...
Forum: Radio 14-12-2014, 12:19
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
its an interesting one. on the whole I agree re...

its an interesting one. on the whole I agree re Savage and Collymore, though I'd say Collymore is the more knowledgeable of the 2. I can forgive him his odd bit of over the top shouting as, unlike...
Forum: Sports: Forum Competitions 11-12-2014, 11:21
Replies: 207
Views: 7,513
Posted By swansea steve
Michael van Gerwen (1) 3-0 Joe Cullen Terry...

Michael van Gerwen (1) 3-0 Joe Cullen
Terry Jenkins (16) 3-0 John Weber
Justin Pipe (17) 3-1 Lawrence Ryder
Dave Chisnall (8) 3-0 Ryan De Vreede
Paul Nicholson (25) 2-3 Benito van de Pas
Robert...
Forum: Radio 01-12-2014, 10:23
Replies: 189
Views: 15,397
Posted By swansea steve
Thanks Diff for such a comprehensive post about...

Thanks Diff for such a comprehensive post about Talksport’s coverage of the boxing from Saturday. As you know from previous discussions we’ve had, I was a regular listener to TS when they provided...
Forum: Radio 27-11-2014, 15:16
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
5Live's details for yesterday: Mark Pougatch...

5Live's details for yesterday:
Mark Pougatch presenting 5Live sport.
Arsenal v Dortmund Ian Dennis with updates.
Ludogorets Razgrad v Liverpool commentary from John Murray and Mark Lawrenson.
This...
Forum: Sport 11-10-2014, 17:37
Replies: 3,915
Views: 156,650
Posted By swansea steve
yeah would love Anderson or Wade to win it. great...

yeah would love Anderson or Wade to win it. great to see both of them back to their best form.
Forum: Sport 11-10-2014, 17:34
Replies: 3,915
Views: 156,650
Posted By swansea steve
He won the Matchplay a few months ago dismantling...

He won the Matchplay a few months ago dismantling the world number 1 in the final! he had a poor tournament this week (and is definitely not the player he once was) but while he's still winning...
Forum: Radio 11-10-2014, 08:49
Replies: 9,004
Views: 842,287
Posted By swansea steve
I think so yes.

I think so yes.
Forum: Radio 11-10-2014, 08:44
Replies: 1,964
Views: 157,381
Posted By swansea steve
I agree with the difference and think that the...

I agree with the difference and think that the Wales game should have been on 5Live, meaning 5LSX could have covered the rugby with everyone being happy. I can't believe there would have been many...
Forum: Radio 10-10-2014, 10:20
Replies: 9,004
Views: 842,287
Posted By swansea steve
At Ian F: I mentioned a few days ago that I...

At Ian F: I mentioned a few days ago that I didn't feel the 1-4 PM show needed 2 presenters, and your post has confirmed me in my view. I think it works for fast-moving shows like breakfast or drive,...
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