Project Category: Radio

Andy worked his way into BBC Radio Stoke as a ‘hanger on’ while still at school. At Imperial College he landed on-air work on Radio London and Radio1. Later he worked on the Domesday project.
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Nick wrote for the Listener and then scripts for BBC Radio 3. After a spell writing in New York he became Controller of Radio 3 and then in charge off the Proms.
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Voices out of the Air” in Portland Place to early indiscretions in the Arabic Service and stories of Joyce Grenfell, John Betjeman (a world first of a poem in reply to a ’thank you’ letter), Fanny Craddock and the Queen Mother. Then upwards to Controller, Educational Broadcasting, protecting the output.
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Deborah had a long career in BBC radio and when she retired at the end of 2021 she was head of the BBC Radio Science Unit.
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Nick was recruited as a producer to Schools Radio and worked with actors on history series and later current affairs programmes including an encounter with Robert Maxwell.
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Chris was a news reader and a foreign correspondent with BBC News, covering dangerous situations in Northern Ireland.
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Colin trained as a journalist working in newspapers before joining the BBC. He spent 15 years in local radio at Manchester and Sheffield before a twelve month attachment at BBC Westminster. switching to television as a producer on BBC North West Tonight.
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