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Radio 2 Is Changing: Here Are My Thoughts…

Icon Written by Fred Hart on February 12, 2017 – 13:23

The UK’s biggest music radio network (that’s BBC Radio 2) is reforming itself at the moment.

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Terry Wogan: My First Radio Memory

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 31, 2016 – 11:43

What terrible news we all woke up to this morning. The BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died at the age of 77 following a short illness.

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Birmingham!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 14, 2015 – 12:18

All part of my plan to make use of my car to get out and about a bit more during my free time, I travelled up to Birmingham yesterday, in order to visit the BBC studios there.

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Top Gear… No More

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 1, 2015 – 07:07

In the last couple of weeks Jeremy Clarkson has left the BBC following a ‘fracas’ with a producer.

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Rod Liddle: “The real reason Jeremy Clarkson’s gone? The BBC loathed his politics”

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 26, 2015 – 06:48

The BBC has pretty much nothing left which could be considered, uh, Right. Clarkson was an exceptionally brilliant presenter (and will continue to be so elsewhere, one suspects), but whatever the rights or wrongs of this latest ‘fracas’, the BBC was uncomfortable with him. It wanted him out.

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We Want Our Dinner

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 16, 2015 – 17:51

“The most important story of the week was that a fat middle aged man did not get his dinner.” – LBC presenter Nick Abbot on Jeremy Clarkson.

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C2C: Country to Country 2015 – My visit to the O2 in London

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 8, 2015 – 17:50

I went to London yesterday, to see the first day of the annual C2C Country to Country music festival at the O2 Arena.

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November: Radio 2, Radio Glos and Corinium Radio

Icon Written by Fred Hart on November 13, 2014 – 09:38

I’ve rather neglected my blog for almost a month. Bad form! I’ve been extremely busy elsewhere though.

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Getting Used to the Daily Commute

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 7, 2014 – 19:20

I’m in to the second week of my 4-week stint at BBC Radio 2. I am now slowly getting used to the daily commute in to Western House.

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Next Stop: BBC

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 28, 2014 – 10:55

Anyone wanting to get work in the media will have heard this line hundreds of times before: Perseverance pays. Don’t give up. Etc. etc.

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