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Ocean Sound This Week No.8: Programme 8 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.8: Programme 8 of a weekly news and sports review
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5 Dec 1986 at 19:00
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 8 Programme 8 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 5 December 1986. Presented by MATT HOPPER. TRACK 1- GUY PHILLIPS reports on visit of HRH The Prince of Wales to Ocean Sound on December 1st. He was given a conducted tour of the studio during which he met GUY HORNSBY, presenter of The Breakfast Show, Adrian Scott, presenter of the Late Night Show, Brian Cook, presenter of the naval programme, Life on the Ocean Wave, and Chris Rider, head of newsroom, after which he was invited by IBA Director, John Whitney, to unveil a commemorative plaque to mark the official opening of the new studio. KAREN WOODS then describes HRH’s efforts at having a go at being a disc jockey under the technical guidance of presenter, Peter Wardman. HRH chose Girls just want to have Fun, sung by Cyndi Lauper. Music played. HRH presented with a copy of the disc as a mememto. TRACK 2- CHRIS CARNEGY interviews New Zealander, GLYNN CHRISTIAN, well-known for his TV cookery demonstrations, about his new book Contemporary Home Cooking. Glynn came to Britain intending to do TV/Radio script writing but drifted into food writing. Glynn’s advice Don’t follow recipe exactly, allow for condition of ingredients. Learn by shopping. TRACK 3- CHRIS RIDER reviews this week’s news and sport. News - Another accident on the notoriously dangerous West Wellow stretch of the A36 involving a 19 year old girl. Four previous accidents. Sheila Morris leading action group for road improvements. PAUL CUMMINGS goes A.W.O.L. from Royal Greenjackets whilst stationed in West Germany. Flees to Spain. Alleges brutality in initiation ceremonies for new recruits. DIANA MARTIN, Paul’s mother, is interviewed. Allegations to be investigated. Parents fear closure of Aldermoor School, Lordshill. IAN MORSE, interviewed, says dangerous for children to have to go extra distance to alternative schools. Big Brother is Watching! DENIS MOYSEY interviewed regarding Operation Condor, a blitz on shoplifters, using hidden TV cameras. PETER SHILTON, England and Southampton goalkeeper, arrested. Offence? Sport - MIKE BISHOP reports. Pompey 1-1 draw with Milwall. Saints beat Watford 3-1. Portsmouth Basketball team reaches final of Prudential National Cup. Bournemouth lose to Gillingham 0-2. Second Test - England draw in Perth. TRACK 4- JIM HICKS interviews MIKE BATT, pop producer, who took Lewis Carroll’s poem The Hunting of the Snark, and set it to pop music, featuring such personalities as Sir John Gielgud [reciting poem] with Art Garfunkel, Cliff Richard and others providing musical accompaniment. TRACK 5- CHRIS CARNEGY interviews ROY CASTLE who taps his way to the studio. Roy wanted to be a singer -a young Sinatra - but became a tap dancer. Has just published a book on the subject and explains that anyone can do it. Basic technique is simple. Carnegy has a go. Berlin group sing You take my Breath Away, this week’s network no 1 for the 4th week. [Box 7]
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Ocean Sound
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Chris Rider; Karen Woods; Guy Phillips; Jim Hicks; Chris Carnegy; Mike ishop
Matt Hopper
Glynn Christian; Paul Cummings; Diana Martin; Ian Morse; Denis Moysey; Mike Batt; Roy Castle

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