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Forum: Radio 21-05-2015, 09:51
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Posted By streaky-bacon
RAJARs - Radio 5 Live down nearly 7% on the year...

RAJARs - Radio 5 Live down nearly 7% on the year to 5.8 million.

I was no fan of Bacon but Afternoon Edition is dire.
Demonstrates how poor the presenters are that Emma Barnett is a slight...
Forum: Radio 19-02-2015, 09:48
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Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
On this thread there are usually opposing views...

On this thread there are usually opposing views about 5 live but regarding Afternoon Edition there seems to be a consensus that it is dire. I would be interested to know if anybody actually likes...
Forum: Radio 09-02-2015, 16:06
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Posted By streaky-bacon
If Sports Radio does happen would they really be...

If Sports Radio does happen would they really be enough sports rights to support three national stations?
Forum: Radio 09-02-2015, 14:12
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Posted By streaky-bacon
TalkSport founder Kelvin MacKenzie in bid to...

TalkSport founder Kelvin MacKenzie in bid to launch rival station (http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/feb/09/talksport-founder-kelvin-mackenzie-rival-sports-radio)

Former Sun editor Kelvin...
Forum: Radio 06-02-2015, 09:36
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Your Call: Has sport forgotten about fans at the...

Your Call: Has sport forgotten about fans at the turnstiles?

They seem to have a version of this topic at least once a fortnight.
Forum: Radio 05-02-2015, 17:11
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Posted By streaky-bacon
I think a comment on the Guardian regarding Bacon...

I think a comment on the Guardian regarding Bacon is worth repeating:

"Compared to his replacements he is professional, confident, amusing, competent and talented.
It is painful to hear interviews...
Forum: Radio 05-02-2015, 10:46
Replies: 17,199
Views: 875,251
Posted By streaky-bacon
That would be 'weaponising' child abuse

That would be 'weaponising' child abuse
Forum: Radio 05-02-2015, 10:21
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
I think the way this DS thread has become much...

I think the way this DS thread has become much quieter shows how some have given up on 5 live. Just wish there were some real (advert free) speech radio alternatives.
Forum: Radio 05-02-2015, 09:20
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
"Radio 5 Live, suffered big losses, with 5.6...

"Radio 5 Live, suffered big losses, with 5.6 million listeners in the final quarter of last year, down from 5.8 million in the previous three months and 6.3 million at the end of 2013.

The slump...
Forum: Radio 03-02-2015, 16:51
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
I remember his Red Rose days well, they were...

I remember his Red Rose days well, they were excellent particularly during the first run before he got suspended. I was at high school at the time and there were always bleary eyed kids the next day...
Forum: Radio 27-01-2015, 10:11
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Yesterday was a 100 days to the general election...

Yesterday was a 100 days to the general election according to 5 live with a 'representative cross section of listeners' in the studio for breakfast / your call. Today the rest of the media is...
Forum: Radio 08-01-2015, 11:13
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Sarah 'thanks a million' Brett was struggling as...

Sarah 'thanks a million' Brett was struggling as usual yesterday with the Paris attack news and resorted to VD questioning 'how does it make you feel?' and faux sympathetic voice.
Forum: Radio 15-12-2014, 17:48
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Walker & Brett today were dire covering the...

Walker & Brett today were dire covering the Sydney café siege this afternoon. They had some good live coverage from Australian broadcaster ABC of the Police going in but for some reason they had to...
Forum: Radio 02-12-2014, 09:42
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
While I did moan about VD and Bacon I have to...

While I did moan about VD and Bacon I have to admit the station is more bland now, particularly in the afternoons. Mornings are an improvement on VDs misery slot, I don't mind Adrian most of the time...
Forum: Radio 14-11-2014, 10:30
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Well they had the big issues of the day on...

Well they had the big issues of the day on Afternoon Edition yesterday with the topic 'should I shave off my beard?'
Forum: Radio 12-11-2014, 15:00
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Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
On Afternoon Edition they keep the same guest on...

On Afternoon Edition they keep the same guest on for too long. They either need more features, more guests or better quality guests as stretching interviews out to nearly an hour really drags....
Forum: Radio 23-10-2014, 10:14
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
For quarter 3 2014 Rajars 5 live has dropped...

For quarter 3 2014 Rajars 5 live has dropped below a 6 million weekly reach for the first time since 2008, in the final quarter of Derbyshire misery, Fogarty and Bacon it lost over half a million...
Forum: Radio 13-10-2014, 13:17
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Sarah Brett having a day off too?

Sarah Brett having a day off too?
Forum: Radio 13-10-2014, 10:03
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
After only one week of new schedule Adrian Chiles...

After only one week of new schedule Adrian Chiles off. 3 hours of Sam Walker not a chance.
Forum: Radio 07-10-2014, 09:22
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
I thought the two new shows on 5 live were ok,...

I thought the two new shows on 5 live were ok, but what is the obsession with cancer on 5 live it is even the Your Call topic. I did notice a bit more sports content within both shows which seems to...
Forum: Radio 02-10-2014, 10:34
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Welcome relief from Sam Walker's interviews but...

Welcome relief from Sam Walker's interviews but then again a Dick Bacon recording :cry: think I preferred the fire alarm.
Forum: Radio 21-08-2014, 15:43
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Richard Bacon's show today from the Edinburgh TV...

Richard Bacon's show today from the Edinburgh TV Festival would actually be quite a good listen if it wasn't for the irritating Boyd Hilton. I know he is Bacon's mate but other than that what is the...
Forum: Radio 15-08-2014, 09:12
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
Your Call, 'What do you want from the new Premier...

Your Call, 'What do you want from the new Premier League season?'

....because there isn't enough football discussion on 5 live already.

Your Call topics should be news based and not sport.
Forum: Radio 14-08-2014, 17:33
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
"News and Current Affairs, Global News, News...

"News and Current Affairs, Global News, News Staff in the Nations

15.4.9

BBC News and Current Affairs staff, and correspondents and freelances primarily known as BBC news presenters or reporters...
Forum: Radio 07-08-2014, 11:55
Replies: 9,111
Views: 862,603
Posted By streaky-bacon
A caller starts telling VD he has prostrate...

A caller starts telling VD he has prostrate cancer interrupted for a wicket at the cricket, get your priorities right 5 live ffs I'm sure people could cope waiting a few minutes, it's only cricket.
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