The Story Of Pop Radio

Noel Edmonds presents a four-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting.

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Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting, with recollections from

Influential DJs and rare archiverecordings.

Roll Over Beethoven

3:Roll Over Beethoven Alan Freed and the US radio revolution. Brian Matthew. David Jacobs and Jimmy Savlle recall the British response to Rock 'n' Roll, Including Saturday Club, Pick of the Pops, and the Teen & Twenty Disc Club on 208 and the Light

Programme. Radio

Caroline sails onto the air, leading the pirate radio armada.

Researcher BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821017]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Brian Matthew.

Unknown: David Jacobs

Unknown: Jimmy Savlle

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821024]

Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting 4: A Life on the Medium Wave

It was ' smooth sailing' on Big L. Caroline was the sound of the nation'. And in just three years. Pirate Radio changed the face and tempo of British broadcasting.

Survivors from the era of swashbuckling DJs, including Tony Blackburn , Paul Burnett ,

Kenny Everett , John Peel and Johnnie Walker recall their bizarre lives aboard the offshore stations and some of their memorable moments.

Research BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821024]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: L. Caroline

Unknown: Tony Blackburn

Unknown: Paul Burnett

Unknown: Kenny Everett

Unknown: Johnnie Walker

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821031]

Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting, with recollections from influential DJS and rare archive recordings.

5: One-Derful Radio 1 Radio l's founding fathers, Including ROBIN SCOTT , TONY BLACKBURN.

KENNY EVERETT and JOHN

PEEL, recall the sinking of the Pirates and the establishment of the BBC's one-derful alternative on 247 metres. Research BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821031]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Robin Scott

Unknown: Tony Blackburn.

Unknown: Kenny Everett

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821107]

Noel Edmonds presents the last in a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting. Radio Radio

Some of today's top DJs. including TOMMY VANCE , KENNY EVERETT.

TERRY WOGAN and ANDY PEEBLES recall the local radio explosion of the 1970s and the development of MOR pop radio. ROSKO and JOHNNIE WALKER Survey the current state of US radio with a peep into the future of the art.

Research BRIAN Thompson Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19821107]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Tommy Vance

Unknown: Kenny Everett.

Unknown: Terry Wogan

Unknown: Johnnie Walker

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830716]

Noel Edmonds presents asix-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting and disc jockey presentation. 1: Across the Ether Pop radio pioneers including ROY PLOMLEY

BOB DANVERS-WALKER and Britain's oldest surviving DJ MAX STAMIPORTH , recall the success of the prewar continental stations with a unique collection of archive recordings from Radio Luxembourg and Radio Normandy in the 1930s.

Researcher BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830716]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Roy Plomley

Unknown: Bob Danvers-Walker

Unknown: Max Stamiporth

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830730]

Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series

3: Roll Over Beethoven Alan Freed and the US radio revolution.

BRIAN MATTHEW , DAVID JACOBS and JIMMY SAVILE , OBE recall the British response to rock 'n' roll, including

Saturday Club, Pickof the Pops, and the Teen and 20 Disc Club on 208 and the Light Programme. Radio Caroline sails onto the air leading the pirate radio armada. Researcher BRIAN THOMPSON

Written and produced by TREVOR DANN (Repeal)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830730]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Brian Matthew

Unknown: David Jacobs

Unknown: Jimmy Savile

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830806]

Noel Edmonds presents a six-partseriestracingthe development of pop music broadcasting, with recollections from

Influential DJS and rare archive recordings.

4: A Life on the Medium Wane

It was ' smooth sailing on Big L. Caroline was the ' sound of the nation '. And In just three years, pirate radio changed the face and tempo of British broadcasting. Survivors from the era of swashbuckling DJS

Including TONY BLACKBURN , PAUL BURNETT.

KENNY EVERETT. JOHN PEEL and JOHNNIE WALKER recall their bizarre lives aboard the offshore stations and some of their memorable moments.

Researcher

BRIAN THOMPSON

Written and produced by TREVOR DANN ,

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830806]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: L. Caroline

Unknown: Tony Blackburn

Unknown: Paul Burnett.

Unknown: Kenny Everett.

Unknown: Johnnie Walker

Unknown: Brian Thompson

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830813]

Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series 5: One-Derful Radio 1

Radio 1's founding fathers, including robin SCOTT , TONY BLACKBURN

KENNY EVERETT and JOHN PEEL recall the sinking of the pirates and the establishment of the BBC's onederful alternative on 247 metres. Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830813]

Unknown: Noel Edmonds

Unknown: Robin Scott

Unknown: Tony Blackburn

Unknown: Kenny Everett

Produced By: Trevor Dann

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830820]

Noe Edmonds presents the last of a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting, with recollections from

Influential DJS and rare archive recordings. Radio Radio

Some of today's top DJS. Including TOMMY VANCE , KENNY EVERETT ,

TERRY WOGAN and ANDY PEEBLES , recall the local radio explosion of the 1970s and the development of MOR pop radio. ROSKO and JOHNNIE WALKER survey tire current state of US radio with a peep Into the future of the art. Researcher

BniAN THOMPSON

Written and produced by TREVOR DANN

Genome: [r1 Bd=19830820]

Unknown: Tommy Vance

Unknown: Kenny Everett

Unknown: Terry Wogan

Unknown: Andy Peebles

Unknown: Johnnie Walker

Produced By: Trevor Dann

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Starting with Across the Ether presented by Noel Edmonds.

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The success of the prewar continental stations is remembered in archive interviews with pop radio pioneers Roy Plomley, Bob Danvers-Walker, Max Staniforth and Charles Maxwell.

With rare extracts from the 1930s programmes of Radio Luxembourg and Radio Normandy.

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Roll Over Beethoven presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Roll Over Beethoven presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Following the war, the BBC's Light Programme continued the popular format of the Forces Programme, and Radio Luxembourg became the `Station of the Stars'.

Featuring comments from Pete Murray, David Jacobs, Alan Freeman, Jimmy Savile and Brian Matthew, including extracts from shows they presented.

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Life on the Medium Wave presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Life on the Medium Wave presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Radio Ga Ga presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Radio Ga Ga presented by Noel Edmonds.

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When the pirates were outlawed in 1967, the BBC set up Radio 1 while Radio Luxembourg continued to provide pop during the night.

In 1973, land-based commercial radio was launched and major cities around the country soon had their own pop stations.

Featuring contributions from Tony Blackburn, Kenny Everett, John Peel, Paul Burnett, Tommy Vance, Andy Peebles and Terry Wogan

6M0120100706

Starting with Across the Ether presented by Noel Edmonds.

The Story Of Pop Radio Part 1 of 4: Across The Ether presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Roll Over Beethoven presented by Noel Edmonds.

The Story of Pop Radio Part 2 of 4 - Roll Over Beethoven presented by Noel Edmonds.

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Life on the Medium Wave presented by Noel Edmonds.

The Story of Pop Radio Part 3 of Pt 4 - Life On The Medium Wave presented by Noel Edmonds.

A look at the era of pirate radio from 1964 to 1967 when ships anchored around the coast of Britain filled the airwaves with a new style of pop broadcasting.

Featuring reminiscences from Tony Blackburn, Paul Burnett, Dave Cash, Kenny Everett, John Peel, Keith Skues and Johnnie Walker

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Radio Ga Ga presented by Noel Edmonds.

The Story of Pop Radio Part 4 of 4 - Radio Ga Ga presented by Noel Edmonds.