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Forum: Radio 02-08-2014, 20:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By Bingethink
She plays the needy, entitled, moneyed airhead...

She plays the needy, entitled, moneyed airhead role brilliantly - in contrast to Alun's mean Yorkshireman and Frank's down-to-earth working-class Midlander. It's a comedy show and benefits from the...
Forum: Radio 02-08-2014, 18:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By Bingethink
Witty, inventive, brilliantly cast and...

Witty, inventive, brilliantly cast and consistently funny - it's the best DJ/conversation show on the radio, now that Danny Baker's BBC London stint is over.
Forum: Radio 15-06-2014, 20:31
Replies: 2,729
Views: 284,407
Posted By Bingethink
Don't get me wrong - I appreciate that Heart know...

Don't get me wrong - I appreciate that Heart know their market and what their listeners want. But what their listeners seem to want is familiarity more than variety. I don't understand why they...
Forum: Radio 15-06-2014, 20:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,975
Posted By Bingethink
Yes, but that because the national media already...

Yes, but that because the national media already focuses an undue amount of attention on London, and thinks that local London issues and national issues are much the same thing.
Forum: Radio 15-06-2014, 20:00
Replies: 2,729
Views: 284,407
Posted By Bingethink
A couple of random hours on the Breeze this...

A couple of random hours on the Breeze this afternoon (as an example) saw Bob Marley (reggae), Chic (disco), Queen (rock) , Isley Brothers (soul), Eurythmics (pop) , Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers...
Forum: Radio 15-06-2014, 12:34
Replies: 2,729
Views: 284,407
Posted By Bingethink
The slogan, though, is More Music Variety, so the...

The slogan, though, is More Music Variety, so the obvious question is "more music variety than what?"

If you're defining variety just by listing popular sub-genres of mainstream chart music, all but...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 12:38
Replies: 40
Views: 3,922
Posted By Bingethink
I don't think this is a sensible attitude to take...

I don't think this is a sensible attitude to take today. There are plenty of people in the UK from Korea, and plenty of people who my have travelled to Korea and possibly on that ferry. And of...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 12:35
Replies: 40
Views: 3,922
Posted By Bingethink
Again, I disagree. I think this is very...

Again, I disagree.

I think this is very different to pulling, for example, a scheduled episode of Casualty because there might be a clash between its subject and the contents of a news bulletin that...
Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 15:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bingethink
It's here...

It's here (http://www.thisisilr.co.uk/210/2103long1.mp3), 3'08" in.
Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 14:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bingethink
I don;t think it was a lack of funds as such,...

I don;t think it was a lack of funds as such, just the general economic climate at the time.

There were a lot of areas which had been identified as having potential for an ILR station, but which...
Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 11:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bingethink
[intense anorkkiing]That TV advert split the...

[intense anorkkiing]That TV advert split the screen into four quarters, with a different film clip playing in each. I think at the beginning of the ad, each quarter was filled with a 210 logo, and...
Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 11:34
Replies: 40
Views: 3,922
Posted By Bingethink
I agree with the original poster. I don't...

I agree with the original poster.

I don't imagine they are being insensitive ( they probably didn't notice ) but they shouldn't be playing a song with those lyrics in the immediate aftermath of the...
Forum: Radio 13-04-2014, 10:20
Replies: 2,125
Views: 184,230
Posted By Bingethink
I think that's a lot further in the future than...

I think that's a lot further in the future than many people on here expect.

The legislation is for 'local radio services'. Since the first programme sharing in the 80s (Chiltern network and the...
Forum: Radio 06-04-2014, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By Bingethink
I'd never heard him before his stint on Absolute....

I'd never heard him before his stint on Absolute. I think he is really good on the daytime shows, where he packs a lot of personality into short, punchy links.
Forum: Radio 02-04-2014, 20:32
Replies: 28
Views: 3,030
Posted By Bingethink
Global has a bigger market share with Heart,...

Global has a bigger market share with Heart, Capital and Smooth than a combined Bauer/Orion would with Free and Planet Rock. The CC couldn't say that Global is OK but a smaller combined firm...
Forum: Radio 02-04-2014, 10:48
Replies: 28
Views: 3,030
Posted By Bingethink
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Radio 30-03-2014, 18:23
Replies: 5,731
Views: 537,581
Posted By Bingethink
I don't think you understand - t's impossible to...

I don't think you understand - t's impossible to do this. There are no figures. The BBC have no figures. Rajar has no figures.

The phrase "back by popular demand" doesn't mean that any official...
Forum: Radio 30-03-2014, 17:57
Replies: 5,731
Views: 537,581
Posted By Bingethink
But you said: How has it proved the audience...

But you said:



How has it proved the audience was there if no-one knows what the audience was? The audience might have been 2,000 enthusiasts.
Forum: Radio 30-03-2014, 13:20
Replies: 5,731
Views: 537,581
Posted By Bingethink
Er, none of those links have audience figures for...

Er, none of those links have audience figures for Pirate Radio Essex...
Forum: Radio 29-03-2014, 16:58
Replies: 5,731
Views: 537,581
Posted By Bingethink
But can you find them and post them on this...

But can you find them and post them on this thread? Or do you have no idea what audience Pirate Radio Essex attracted, because it wasn't even surveyed in Rajar?
Forum: Radio 29-03-2014, 11:40
Replies: 5,731
Views: 537,581
Posted By Bingethink
You have audience figures for Pirate Radio Essex??

You have audience figures for Pirate Radio Essex??
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-03-2014, 20:27
Replies: 243
Views: 11,551
Posted By Bingethink
Porridge, obviously.

Porridge, obviously.
Forum: Radio 26-03-2014, 14:03
Replies: 62
Views: 8,466
Posted By Bingethink
And not all women like Heart's bland...

And not all women like Heart's bland dancing-round-yer-handbag guff either. It doesn't stop it being a success.

Broadcasting is necessarily a broad brush approach.
Forum: Radio 25-03-2014, 13:03
Replies: 62
Views: 8,466
Posted By Bingethink
What's niche about men?

What's niche about men?
Forum: Radio 24-03-2014, 23:05
Replies: 2,098
Views: 239,578
Posted By Bingethink
No-one has suggested you're not entitled to your...

No-one has suggested you're not entitled to your opinion. But you can't assert your opinions as fact.
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