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Old 03-01-2006, 00:45
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Caesar was I think one of the originals

on Talk sport which back then was Talk Radio

I think there was also a weird TV documentary

about the start of the station and showed
Caesar in action

gosh he certainly had a face for radio !! not a
pretty sight
but then I think he was once a heavy
working as a doorman for a London Club

Anyway Caesar in his 10 to 1 spot was awesome

he was a brilliant talk show host

he d often ring in around 2 pm on his way home tucking into a big mac

He was a big guy with a big heart

but where is he now ? is he on streaming radio or pod cast anywhere ?

It seemed that talk radio mgement gave him the chop in favour of the (bigheaded ) Whale

I was gutted Caesar was the best thing on radio

Hope he s still out there somewhere

hes a great talent
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Old 03-01-2006, 01:58
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Caesar is/was most definitely everything that Whale isn't. IIRC he said they hired him and asked him to be really controversial, then he was fired for being too controversial.

Shame, he is in a different league from Whale, who's just a big headed idiot.
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:01
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the Geezer must be somewhere out there
prob local radio or something
He was brill he had a slightly diff
take on things prob because I think
his background was Greek Cypriot.
He had a big voice that filled the airwaves

He was prob a bit over the top and I know
he was working as a presenter on a late night
porn channel
Maybe it was the porn link that made his bosses
decide to get rid of him
Whale stepped in and like a leech attached himself
to that late night spot now we cant get rid of him

come back Caesar all is forgiven
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:55
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No, please don't.
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Old 03-01-2006, 12:16
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I remember him as Caesar the Boogieman on Invicta Radio some years ago. Brilliant he was !
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Old 03-01-2006, 12:21
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I loved that man !! His shows were bloody funny. I remember the night he got taken off air, it was told he had cancer, But really he had gone to prison for fraud ( I think it was fraud) shame I still miss him
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Old 03-01-2006, 17:27
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[quote=xxtimbo]

He was a big guy with a big heart



Thats why he got locked up for fraud ?
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Old 03-01-2006, 17:47
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Is there a specific reason why these posts appear to be written as prose? Or is true what they say about stringing a sentance together?
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Old 03-01-2006, 22:33
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He had a show on one of the Porn Channels for a while, but I remember him best from Invicta Radio... in those days he was a legend! I`m sure I can remember one night he had a young girl trying to commit suicide in a phone box call in as a last hope and he kept her talking until they could get someone out to her. . . and played the whole thing live on the radio. Brilliant Radio Presenter, I heard a rumour he had a show briefly on a small Kent station called Swale Sound which only had a temporary licence. Would love to see him back, would really brighten up the crap radio we now have down here. I believe his former radio companion "The Yob" was Ian Collins, now legendary presenter for Talk Sport!

Found this on the net.. I`ve got one of these signed by him and The Yob somewhere!

http://www.tellytunes.com/djphotocar...invicta_cb.jpg
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Old 03-01-2006, 22:50
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No, please don't.
Please do
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Old 04-01-2006, 00:30
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that pic from tely tunes of the geezer must be

an early pic

when he was on TV for a short while at the beginning of talk radio he was gross
and as ugly as sin
but he made compulsive radio I was there every night from 10 to 1 am
Then he just suddenly disappeared from talk radio
no explanation was given and his name
was never mentioned again

or if it was ......... whale and his 7 second delay cut it out.
with streaming radio you d think he get on the net or with a show.

There was another guy .... something Wiltshire

I ve forgotten his first name (was it Norman ?)
He had a show on satellite radio years ago

what that guy did nt know about radio and satellite tv was nt worth knowing
He was also I think a big fan of Radio Caroline

But that show disappeared off satellite and like the geezer he was lost
I saw him once as a guest salesman on QVC

His modern equivalent is Percy Turtle on the Mendoza show Percy is like Wiltshire is a tech genius. and Mendoza is top guy on Talk Sport

its a pity theres not a search engine somewhere
for specialized radio eg tech or broadway musicals etc they must be out there its just finding the needle in the haystack !
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Old 04-01-2006, 09:13
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Creamygoodness I remember that night, absolutely riveting and I used to listen as often as possible.

Do you remember the "guess the tune" competitions? There was one particular one went on for weeks and I missed the answer when it eventually must have been guessed LOL
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Old 04-01-2006, 23:34
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His Talk Radio debut show HERE
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:29
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Originally Posted by creamygoodness
He had a show on one of the Porn Channels for a while, but I remember him best from Invicta Radio... in those days he was a legend! I`m sure I can remember one night he had a young girl trying to commit suicide in a phone box call in as a last hope and he kept her talking until they could get someone out to her. . . and played the whole thing live on the radio.
Of course that never really happened like a lot of the stuff that he did on his shows. One day somebody will tell all and you'll probably change your opinions of the man you're all praising to the hilt on here.
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Old 05-01-2006, 20:17
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Originally Posted by gheorgie
Of course that never really happened like a lot of the stuff that he did on his shows. One day somebody will tell all and you'll probably change your opinions of the man you're all praising to the hilt on here.
The thread was appreciating good broadcasting. It was not a series of claims on the rights and wrongs of Chris's life.
Most people in the south east are well aware of his past doings but many would still love to listen to him every night again regardless. The man is a fantastic broadcaster and will always be a household name in Kent. Rightly or wrongly.
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Old 05-01-2006, 20:36
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Originally Posted by xxtimbo
Then he just suddenly disappeared from talk radio no explanation was given and his name
was never mentioned again

or if it was ......... whale and his 7 second delay cut it out.
I remember he pretty much knew he was going to be fired, he didn't suddenly disappear. For weeks he'd discussed on air the complaints that had been made about him (I remember he'd hint that a lot of them were from one particular individual)

I remember the first night he wasn't there (it was a Monday I'm pretty sure) - Tommy Boyd did the show instead and didn't allow any calls through about Caesar for ages until one guy did get through and asked, where's Caesar? "I don't know, where is he," answered Tommy in a really wimpy voice.

Isn't it true Caesar got Ian Collins his job on the station? He was certainly defending him big time when a lot of callers said Ian's shows were boring. I heard a few times Ian slagging Caesar off a few years after he'd gone (though without mentioning him by name, but it was obvious who he meant)

Caesar on TRUK was Great (briefly)
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Old 05-01-2006, 20:49
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Originally Posted by gheorgie
Of course that never really happened like a lot of the stuff that he did on his shows. One day somebody will tell all and you'll probably change your opinions of the man you're all praising to the hilt on here.
There was also stuff that happened on the show that nobody seemed to know had happened, like one night I'm sure Caesar pretended to be the psychic he had on the show and he took all the calls himself, and no-one seemed to catch on.

Anyone remember the psychic's name? Kevin Wade rings a bell. Kevin something I think.
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Old 06-01-2006, 03:07
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Yes it still narks me now that Caesar was
chopped in his prime
you r prob right tommy boyd was brought in temp to do the prog
Ugh I can t stand that man
and then Whale takes over the 3 hour spot
and it seems like forever and hes almost as bad as
Tommy Boyd.

On the tv Caesar looked overweight and reminded me a bit of that Greek singer with the high voice that wears tent like dresses.

I was about to write to caesar just before he was chopped suggesting a new music signature to his show............. Ill find my way home
by Van Gellis......... another Greek guy........ they get everywhere !
it would have made an awesome start to his show
Ah well, I suppose we re stuck with the Whale for the next 10 years and all his sleazy stringfellow type buddies
come back Caesar all is forgiven


You ask me where to begin
Am I so lost in my sin
You ask me where did I fall
Iíll say I canít tell you when
But if my spirit is lost
How will I find what is near
Donít question Iím not alone
Somehow Iíll find my way home

My sun shall rise in the east
So shall my heart be at peace
And if youíre asking me when
Iíll say it starts at the end
You know your will to be free
Is matched with love secretly
And talk will alter your prayer
Somehow youíll find you are there.

Your friend is close by your side
And speaks in far ancient tongue
A seasons wish will come true
All seasons begin with you
One world we all come from
One world we melt into one

Just hold my hand and weíre there
Somehow weíre going somewhere
Somehow weíre going somewhere



You ask me where to begin
Am I so lost in my sin
You ask me where did I fall
Iíll say I canít tell you when
But if my spirit is strong
I know it canít be long
No questions Iím not alone
Somehow Iíll find my way home
Somehow Iíll find my way home
Somehow Iíll find my way home
Somehow Iíll find my way home
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Old 07-01-2006, 05:23
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Originally Posted by xxtimbo
There was another guy .... something Wiltshire

I ve forgotten his first name (was it Norman ?)
He had a show on satellite radio years ago
Eric Wilshire was his name!
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Old 07-01-2006, 05:39
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Sorry Mr Ryder, there is neither need nor desire for a revival
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Old 07-01-2006, 12:54
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Originally Posted by Bootle
Sorry Mr Ryder, there is neither need nor desire for a revival
Just what was being said about Mr Barrymore less than two days ago and look what happened live on Channel 4.

Maybe 2006 is the year of the return of the flawed but brilliant personalities

Old-fashioned Entertainters like Barrymore and Chris
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Old 08-01-2006, 12:45
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Originally Posted by tcat
Just what was being said about Mr Barrymore less than two days ago and look what happened live on Channel 4.

Maybe 2006 is the year of the return of the flawed but brilliant personalities

Old-fashioned Entertainters like Barrymore and Chris

As far as I was aware Barrymore has not been imprisoned for any crime. Unlike Caeser.
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Old 08-01-2006, 13:39
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Yes, I like him on the radio, one of the most funniest radio talk show host.

More on him here http://forum.digitalspy.co.uk/board/...ghlight=Caeser.
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Old 08-01-2006, 16:34
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ah, the good old days of talk radio and talk radio uk when you could hear tommy boyd and james h reeve all in the same 24 hours, before sports talk took over and they became obssessed with football. the days when it was a talk station in the day too. a golden era
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Old 08-01-2006, 18:16
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Originally Posted by atkins
As far as I was aware Barrymore has not been imprisoned for any crime. Unlike Caeser.
Doesn't seem to have stopped the evident continuing love for the guy expressed on this thread and others Pressure makes people do stupid things now and then.
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