Tag Archives: BBC

Soul Men , I Thank You – BBC Stax Prom

In a life blessed with a forty year marriage, two fine sons with two lovely daughters in law and three beautiful grandchildren there are only a few regrets: the road trip not taken to the USA in 1974, the Porsche … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sunny Salford

Lots of little snippets in the Meejah this week about the BBC move to Media City in Salford. BBC Northwest last night had a piece on Alan Beswick, radio’s answer to Fred Dibnah,  presenting his radio show from new offices, … Continue reading

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That was the week past that I found that ….

…I could not bring myself to comment on the maniac murderer in Norway. It is beyond belief. I cannot help feeling that the Devil is abroad a great deal just now; the nurse at Stepping Hill adding insulin randomly to … Continue reading

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Our War …or is it?

This post was prompted by a remarkable TV programme shown on BBC 3 on Tuesday night. Many British soldiers in Afghanistan now film their experiences on their own cameras, making this war the most recorded ever. It followed the experiences … Continue reading

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This is the BBC Home Service

This week has seen widely diverse criticism of aspects of  BBC radio and television.  When I read them , I am reminded of Sybil Fawlty telling Basil “You never get it right, do you. You’re either crawling all over them, … Continue reading

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