40 Years of Commercial Radio in the UK

"BRMB" "Commercial Radio" "Free Radio"

This is a two-parter produced by Free Radio’s Scott Barnett, comprising a tightly edited story about the first years of commercial radio in Birmingham. It is short and sweet but tells some of the story.

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Part One:

BRMB 40th Anniversary – PART 1 Early Years from Scott Barnett

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Real experience in the world!

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Diamond Awards

Duchess at Diamonds Awards

Nice to ask to be involved in another awards event. The last was for the Diamond Award winners for volunteering and I was fortunate enough to go to St James’s Palace and help introduce the Midlands Diamond Awards winners to their Royal Highnesses. There were some brilliant people represented who had done fantastic work

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It was 40 years ago today!

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Well nearly. We celebrate the 40th anniversary of commercial radio in Birmingham and I’m afraid in going through the archives we’ll be summoning up a lot of material. Just for starters here’s a picture of some real radio veternas ‘Diddy’ David Hamilton, Tony Blackburn, Mike Prince and another bloke in a suit!

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Attenborough a danger with women!

David attenborough kisses bird

David attenborough kisses bird

Not often does one imagine David Attenborough eliciting the kind of reaction from women that is usually reserved for the likes of George Clooney. But that is exactly what he threatened to do at a 1961 Television and Radio Industry Club meeting in Birmingham where “his charm and wit held

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