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Young London

Title
Young London
Genre
Interview; Discussion; News bulletin; Music; Talk show; Phone-in; Competition; Trailer
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:53:49
Description
Clive Bull presents Young London, a radio show for young people containing current affairs phone-in quiz; news including student report by James Sheppey and Jessica Bond with interview with working student; trailer by Syd Burke for his show today Rice and Peas. Also interviews with Labour Party employment spokesman John Smith on training and education plans; Geoffrey Holland, Manpower Services Commission Director on annual report findings on YTS trainees finding employment; George Pennant, organiser of Job ‘84 exhibition; discussion with John Gill, music editor of Time Out, a judge of Young London Band ‘84 and some entries played; Home Office minister David Mellor on increase in heroin use; Dr John Guy on A level grading; Peter Lovett, man injured on research trip; two Japanese choirboys, their conductor and voice trainer on visit to UK for the Little Singers of Tokyo choir tour. Also Careless Whisper by George Michael played, number one in the pop charts. Ends abruptly before end of programme.
Contributors
David Mellor; Clive Bull; John Smith; John Gill; Syd Burke; James Sheppey; George Michael; Geoffrey Holland; George Pennant; John Guy; Jessica Bond
Keywords
Reports; Labour Party; Employment; Adolescents; Annual reports; Popular music; Singers; Illegal drugs; Bands; Educational policy; Music industry; Japan; Heroin; Students; Health statistics; A level examinations; Vocational training; Radio current affairs programmes; Manpower Services Commission; Choirs; Radio quiz programmes

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