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New commercial radio stations for London

New commercial radio stations for London
News report; Interview; News bulletin; Jingle
TX Date
15 Aug 1994
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David Kermode reports on the new London commercial radio stations, London News 97.3 (FM) and London Newstalk (AM) owned by Reuters which will replace LBC in 1994 following the Independent Radio Authority not renewing the station’s franchise; and their planned content and presenters. Includes archive recording of LBC’s first broadcast in 10/73 (with the voice of David Jessel); LBC news read by Roger Walker announcing loss of the franchise; interviews with Rory McLeod, London Radio chief; presenters Douglas Cameron and Brian Hayes; Peter Fiddick, media critic. Includes jingles.
Brian Hayes; Peter Fiddick; Douglas Cameron; David Kermode; David Jessel; Roger Walker; Rory McLeod
London; Radio stations; Broadcasting; Radio; Commercial radio; LBC; Radio news programmes; Franchise; London Newstalk; London News 97.3; Independent Radio Authority

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