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BigTech (MNHQ) Fri 05-Sep-08 11:29:27

Good Morning,

And welcome to the radio addicts Talk topic.
Please enjoy your stay and have fun....


elkiedee Mon 08-Sep-08 12:56:58

Woman's Hour is 10 am each weekday morning, and there's a selection on a weekend programme, don't remember time. Will have to Listen Again to Friday's before next Friday. I listened regularly when I was on maternity leave, the best days were when ds was asleep for a lot of it and I could mn at the same time!

WendyWeber Fri 05-Sep-08 20:36:39

Lilymaid, I had the "Kenny & Cash - on London!" jingle in my head when I wrote that smile

My dad (v middle-aged & conservative, & he was only in his mid-forties) used to sneer about Dave Cash's "mid-Atlantic accent"

"but he's Canadian, Dad!"

"no he isn't"

(oh, OK, you know best grin)

hazeyjane Fri 05-Sep-08 15:08:21

i know ken bruce is irritating in every single facet of his personality! (especially his 'witty' banter with Sally Traffic) but something about having him on in the background makes me feel all safe (god i am so sad), I also get quite competitive about popmaster.

BoysAreLikeDogs Fri 05-Sep-08 14:52:33

<<happy dance>>

Oooh thank you so much Big Tech

Madlentileater Fri 05-Sep-08 14:51:17

Woman's hour is mid morning I usually miss it due to work but they do a weekend round up too. Of course you can listen again on the bbc ws.
Usually very good and varied.

Habbibu Fri 05-Sep-08 14:49:50

Well, yes, I do hate the "Professional Person from a Region" a la Fred Macaulay, too.

SlartyBartFast Fri 05-Sep-08 14:47:08

i spose, but ken, we do know your're scottish!

Habbibu Fri 05-Sep-08 14:45:51

Bah. Try living in Scotland and being constantly bombarded by casual refs to little bits of London...

OrmIrian Fri 05-Sep-08 14:45:37

threadworm - Kenneth Williams was so much a part or JAM during my formative years that a colleagues 'Minute Waltz' ringtone immediately made me think of his voice.

SlartyBartFast Fri 05-Sep-08 14:44:39

ken bruce gets a bit tiresome with the scottish references though

Habbibu Fri 05-Sep-08 14:43:44

Oh hurray! <lies down and basks>

OrmIrian Fri 05-Sep-08 14:43:30


Not much of a TV person but can't manage without R4.

hazeyjane Fri 05-Sep-08 14:42:39

favourite radio programmes :
danny baker (london), adam and joe(6), radcliffe and maconie(2) and ken bruce (blushdon't know why, like wearing comfy old slippers).

I really miss john peel, home truths. Most radio in our house is drowned out by cbeebies, and dd1 asking for her songs (springwatch theme, nellie the elephant etc).

SlartyBartFast Fri 05-Sep-08 14:39:42

what time is woman's hour? (is it everyday)?

Madlentileater Fri 05-Sep-08 14:34:08

ah yes, R4- did anyone hear the excellent piece on Woman's Hour this am, about children in Yarl's Wood?

SlartyBartFast Fri 05-Sep-08 14:31:49

kenny was on capital when i listened -

did not like steve wright in my youf. at all.

like him, just occasionally now - like the music though. good variety.

Lilymaid Fri 05-Sep-08 13:52:50

WW - I used to listen to Kenny Everett on Radio London too - Kenny and Cash with Dave Cash! Very much a Radio 4 listener now, though.

Carmenere Fri 05-Sep-08 13:49:58

I am a radio addict. however I have been listening to the Archers for four years and have only just begun to understand ithmm Of course I am now addictedblush

MaggsS Fri 05-Sep-08 13:47:30

Still addicted to Steve Wright in the Afternoon. Reminds me of my youth...Ahhh!

SlartyBartFast Fri 05-Sep-08 12:07:07

i used to listen to kenny everett on my walkman at work, while i was transcribing my shorthand grin
i laughed and laughed.

policywonk Fri 05-Sep-08 12:06:06

Hello fellow audiophiles

Has any one else noticed that Five Live has unaccountably become detached from the rest of the BBC stations in the DAB lineup? Or is it just my ancient digi radio?

WendyWeber Fri 05-Sep-08 11:59:40

Oh, I used to listen to KE on (pirate) Radio London - he was wonderful!

Threadwworm Fri 05-Sep-08 11:39:37

I also lisened to dear old Kenny Everett on Capital Radio, the best DJ ever.

DisasterArea Fri 05-Sep-08 11:38:54

i do apologise - i never grew out of radio 1.

i'll slope off quietly and hide under a rock again

PavlovtheCat Fri 05-Sep-08 11:35:43

Radio 5 live, was on it this morning!!!

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