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Forum: Radio 25-08-2015, 20:50
Replies: 28
Views: 1,806
Posted By Gwylfa
When breakfast tv was first mooted for the BBC...

When breakfast tv was first mooted for the BBC there was a lot of speculation in the press that it would consist of a Camera being placed in Wogan's studio at Radio 2 which led to much banter between...
Forum: Radio 17-08-2015, 21:08
Replies: 57
Views: 4,764
Posted By Gwylfa
Mercia Sound' s original breakfast show ,hosted...

Mercia Sound' s original breakfast show ,hosted by Gordan Astley, started st 5am and ran until 9.30am back in the early eighties!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-08-2015, 20:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By Gwylfa
Completely agree.I find him irritating....can't...

Completely agree.I find him irritating....can't really say why.There appears to be s certain lack of sincerity about him.
Forum: Radio 10-08-2015, 20:41
Replies: 33
Views: 5,211
Posted By Gwylfa
So I gather that it was someone named Colin...

So I gather that it was someone named Colin Hamilton.I am ashamed to admit that I have never heard of him.
Forum: Showbiz 02-08-2015, 21:44
Replies: 30
Views: 2,141
Posted By Gwylfa
I liked Cilla 's sixties BBC shows. I remember...

I liked Cilla 's sixties BBC shows.
I remember watching 'Goodbye 88.....Alan Freeman was on it.There is a good photo on his website of him and Cilla in his penthouse.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-08-2015, 15:51
Replies: 26
Views: 2,139
Posted By Gwylfa
Yes, I really love this series. I am pretty sure...

Yes, I really love this series. I am pretty sure that it will return...hope so anyway.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-07-2015, 19:32
Replies: 78
Views: 11,594
Posted By Gwylfa
ITV Wales have moved to smaller premises in...

ITV Wales have moved to smaller premises in Cardiff bay from where Wales at Six is broadcast with only one presenter alternating between Jonathon Hill and Andrea Byrne.ITV Wales do provide more local...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2015, 21:24
Replies: 22
Views: 1,694
Posted By Gwylfa
I still have fond memories of the Sounds of the...

I still have fond memories of the Sounds of the Seventies that she co presented with Alan Black on a Wednesday at 10pm in the early seventies on Radio 1.
Forum: Radio 13-07-2015, 20:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,113
Posted By Gwylfa
My first cassette tape machine arrived on a...

My first cassette tape machine arrived on a Friday, too late to record any daytime shows on Radio 1(although it was the jingles I really wanted!).All I managed to record was the opening of John...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-07-2015, 20:19
Replies: 48
Views: 2,087
Posted By Gwylfa
I enjoyed them all back in the late fifties( Andy...

I enjoyed them all back in the late fifties( Andy Pandy,Picture book,Woodentops,Rag,tag and bobtail,Bill and Ben)! Later, when I suppose by rights I was a bit old, Camberwick Green and The Pogles!
Forum: Broadcasting 09-07-2015, 20:31
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By Gwylfa
It happened in Wales last year when a fire alarm...

It happened in Wales last year when a fire alarm went off just before 6pm so we were given ITV West news!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-03-2015, 19:38
Replies: 217
Views: 14,072
Posted By Gwylfa
For some reason the early Gerry Anderson...

For some reason the early Gerry Anderson show,Torchy the Battery boy frightened me to death...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 21:16
Replies: 39
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gwylfa
I find myself whistling the Sky News theme quite...

I find myself whistling the Sky News theme quite often!
Forum: Radio 20-03-2015, 19:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By Gwylfa
Lyric fm for me.I especially enjoy Gay Byrne on...

Lyric fm for me.I especially enjoy Gay Byrne on Sunday.
Forum: Showbiz 18-03-2015, 19:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,182
Posted By Gwylfa
One of ATV Midlands,early continuity announcers...

One of ATV Midlands,early continuity announcers too.RIP.
Forum: Radio 16-03-2015, 20:02
Replies: 78
Views: 3,869
Posted By Gwylfa
Noel Edmonds,whose show I didn't like at all.By...

Noel Edmonds,whose show I didn't like at all.By then I was a regular Leslie Ross breakfast show on BRMB listener .
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-03-2015, 19:52
Replies: 46
Views: 2,147
Posted By Gwylfa
....and from the same era: Rooms(Thames) and...

....and from the same era: Rooms(Thames) and Good Afternoon( Mary Berry was a regular...presenters included Mary Parkinson)
Forum: Radio 26-02-2015, 20:37
Replies: 31
Views: 3,689
Posted By Gwylfa
Phil has also been a news reader on Arise TV...

Phil has also been a news reader on Arise TV recently.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 20:47
Replies: 71
Views: 6,594
Posted By Gwylfa
When ITV Wales left the old Culverhouse Cross...

When ITV Wales left the old Culverhouse Cross complex last year,Argon Haines-Davies (ex continuity announcer)presented a four part programme featuring the best of HTV 's output including the...
Forum: Radio 12-02-2015, 20:54
Replies: 126
Views: 14,494
Posted By Gwylfa
I wonder if Sunshine would be interested in...

I wonder if Sunshine would be interested in pushing up this way (Montgomery) to include the old Radio Hafren area,in its transmissions.
Forum: Radio 06-02-2015, 20:11
Replies: 31
Views: 3,654
Posted By Gwylfa
They were made by Alphasound and were in the Luxy...

They were made by Alphasound and were in the Luxy package(which I have on cassette somewhere).
Forum: Radio 30-01-2015, 20:15
Replies: 159
Views: 18,333
Posted By Gwylfa
Actually it started as a Friday only hour at 8am...

Actually it started as a Friday only hour at 8am as part of Tony Blackburn's weekday breakfast show in the early seventies.Every other record was an oldie and the hour was called 'The non-stop...
Forum: Radio 26-01-2015, 20:26
Replies: 403
Views: 38,990
Posted By Gwylfa
So sorry to hear that news.I first met Ed at BRMB...

So sorry to hear that news.I first met Ed at BRMB in 1974 when he invited me to his Sunday breakfast show and on many occasions after that.He used to visit our Hospital radio station in Banbury...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-01-2015, 20:21
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Gwylfa
It's Carl Edwards.His hair looks as though it has...

It's Carl Edwards.His hair looks as though it has been painted on like Frank Sidebottom' s!
Forum: Broadcasting 06-12-2014, 20:36
Replies: 1,295
Views: 139,457
Posted By Gwylfa
Me too!::)

Me too!::)
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