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Forum: Radio 12-11-2012, 10:04
Replies: 42
Views: 3,671
Posted By old pilot
Former BBC presenter Mike Smith tweets: BBC News...

Former BBC presenter Mike Smith tweets: BBC News now have a live helicopter up at 1500 an hour. Filming the BBC. #bizarre
Forum: Radio 12-11-2012, 00:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By old pilot
Or to put it another way he has run out of...

Or to put it another way he has run out of work.

As I've said before there is no money in broadcasting unless you are further up the food chain. A train driver get's 50k a year with job security for...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 23:31
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By old pilot
:) What year?

:)

What year?
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 23:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By old pilot
To have received those stations you must have...

To have received those stations you must have lived in Wem, Ellesmere, Whitchurch or Oswestry?
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 23:06
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By old pilot
Well you would not have received many ILR...

Well you would not have received many ILR stations in Abergavenny in Tony Butler's time at BRMB. In fact I reckon you would have got none:(
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 22:58
Replies: 29
Views: 6,126
Posted By old pilot
The guy is a disaster. Local radio man who...

The guy is a disaster.

Local radio man who managed to work his way up through appointment boards with no talent.

The birds have come home to roost.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 22:51
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By old pilot
Who Will Replace The Five Live Boss If He Resigns?

Fingers are being pointed at Adrian Van Klaveren to resign following his disaster at Newsnight where he presided over the disaster.

I'll be honest I'm not a fan of this man who moved the 'plebs' to...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 22:33
Replies: 22
Views: 7,087
Posted By old pilot
I feel the same way with some of Ken Bruce's...

I feel the same way with some of Ken Bruce's interaction with his traffic presenter.

Steve Wright tends to work the banter better because of his self deprecation.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 22:21
Replies: 22
Views: 7,087
Posted By old pilot
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 21:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By old pilot
My lasting memory of Tony was when he worked on...

My lasting memory of Tony was when he worked on sport at ATV. His interview with Brian Clough was memorable as it was a clash of two similar personalities.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 21:38
Replies: 26
Views: 2,413
Posted By old pilot
Which in the early days created null points where...

Which in the early days created null points where the signal cancelled out in mid Wales.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 21:11
Replies: 22
Views: 7,087
Posted By old pilot
They are both freelancers and I'm not sure what...

They are both freelancers and I'm not sure what you mean by paid lots.
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 20:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By old pilot
Quite frankly Johnny had a wonderful career at...

Quite frankly Johnny had a wonderful career at the best time in radio history. I can't see him getting much fun out of this and if I was in his shoes I'd be enjoying my nice BBC pension and finding...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 20:11
Replies: 26
Views: 2,413
Posted By old pilot
It didn't happen because there was never a...

It didn't happen because there was never a proposal.

You have to understand that there are sensitive political issues with all three networks. In a couple of words they are hot potatoes.

If there...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 15:34
Replies: 42
Views: 3,671
Posted By old pilot
AVK and Boaden have risen from the ranks of local...

AVK and Boaden have risen from the ranks of local radio without ever having worked for another major broadcaster or newspaper and it shows.

The BBC has a talent for breeding pen pushing managers who...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 13:58
Replies: 42
Views: 3,671
Posted By old pilot
Quite frankly John Humphreys and Today did a...

Quite frankly John Humphreys and Today did a superb job but I'm puzzled why a couple of key players have kept their heads down

I'm shocked we have heard so little from Helen Boaden given that she...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2012, 09:32
Replies: 42
Views: 3,671
Posted By old pilot
I can't see controller of Radio 5 Live Adrian van...

I can't see controller of Radio 5 Live Adrian van Klaveren surviving either.
He was the executive overseeing Newsnight when the McAlpine programme aired last week.

Head of news Helen Boaden also...
Forum: Radio 10-11-2012, 01:40
Replies: 518
Views: 68,252
Posted By old pilot
I'm puzzled how anyone can charge for some music...

I'm puzzled how anyone can charge for some music programme you can rip off the internet?




News (2 Mins)
Weather (20 Secs)
TOTH LINK: Sell music sweep/upcoming feature (7-8 Secs)
Song #01
Song...
Forum: Radio 10-11-2012, 01:16
Replies: 26
Views: 2,413
Posted By old pilot
Nov 12th 1978; BBC Radio Wales Starts Broadcasting

Happy 34th Birthday to Radio Wales which started broadcasting on November 12th 1978 with Anita Morgan
presenting AM.

Radio Scotland had to wait another week. (23/11/1978)
Forum: Radio 10-11-2012, 01:07
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By old pilot
BBC R4 Feedback: 9th November

Once again a great show including a reference to Danny Baker.

However the star was Brian Reynolds who has recorded and kept 600 hours of Music While You...
Forum: Radio 08-11-2012, 21:33
Replies: 32
Views: 3,207
Posted By old pilot
He sounds like he reads liner cards and has the...

He sounds like he reads liner cards and has the personality of a cornflake box.

Not fit to polish Moyles or Evans shoes in my opinion.
Forum: Radio 08-11-2012, 21:22
Replies: 32
Views: 3,207
Posted By old pilot
Agreed. Sour grapes from Fox,a bland local...

Agreed. Sour grapes from Fox,a bland local presenter who never made the grade to join the BBC.
Forum: Radio 08-11-2012, 19:18
Replies: 384
Views: 52,911
Posted By old pilot
Ex Piccadilly,R Caroline DJ and Savile chauffeur...

Ex Piccadilly,R Caroline DJ and Savile chauffeur Ray Teret has been arrested.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20258447
Forum: Radio 08-11-2012, 18:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,326
Posted By old pilot
He has a website and now does...

He has a website and now does v/o's
http://www.davegregory.com/
Forum: Radio 08-11-2012, 18:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,326
Posted By old pilot
I admire you for having notes from that long ago...

I admire you for having notes from that long ago Rodney.

Who was Dave Gregory?

It must have been a BBC thing of trying to include the north.
I worked with Chris Jones who did a short disco series...
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