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FORMER ACTRESS VISITS MERIDIAN RADIO STUDIO

Sarah Stephenson recently visited our studio to talk to Alan King about her book ‘Dougal’s Diary’. It’s a feel good story about Sarah’s own dog ‘Dougal’ and his adventures (or mis-adventures) The story is based locally in Greenwich and Sarah admitted that most of the stories were true. Sarah also spoke about her earlier career …

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OUR ANGIE IS ON’T TELLY

Meridian Radio Presenter Angie Brown will be appearing on the TV game show 15 to 1 on 9th, 10th and 13th March. The show is transmitted by Channel 4 The show was pre-recorded and ‘our Angie’ has been sworn to secrecy on the eventual winner. Here at Meridian we all have our fingers crossed that …

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New DJ comes from a land down under

Meridian Radio is pleased to welcome Jono to the team of presenters. He first gained experience as a DJ when he enjoyed playing jazz/funk to clubbers. Jono will play his music interspersed with our own Great Music and the Best Variety on Tuesday evenings from 7pm every week.

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Alan King visits the site of his favourite Soho coffee bar.

Last year Alan King went to see a show about the life of Screamin’ Lord Sutch and thought he would revisit the place in Old Compton Street which was the home of the birth of British Rock n Roll. It was also the place that he first saw his ‘Lordship’ at the start of his …

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The King Visits the Queen (QEH)

Meridian presenter Angie Brown ( sorry Priscilla) visited Wards 18 & 19 of the Queen Elizabeth hospital recently together with a (fairly familiar) personage. fun2 Angie titled the picture Elvis & Priscilla. fun A couple of the ward staff joined in the fun (pictured below). Meridian now undertakes regular visits to play music in dementia …

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ROCK ‘n’ ROLL PARADISE

The ‘Rock n Roll Paradise Christmas Show’ rolled into Town to provide festive cheer for Rock n Roll fans in North Kent. Rock n Roll legends Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Roy Orbison, The Big Bopper and Elvis Presley were portrayed by an outstanding cast of talented singers and musicians. After the show …

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A BIG THANK YOU FROM MERIDIAN RADIO

Meridian Radio is pleased to thank The Second Floor Studios & Arts for selecting us to be one of their chosen charities for this year. In order for Meridian Radio to continue to serve the local community we need the support and goodwill of local businesses. We are especially grateful for the donation made to …

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MERIDIAN RADIO PRESENTER TRANSPORTED TO AUSTRALIA

Well almost….. John E Davies, Meridian Radio’s Rock N Roll Kids Radio Show presenter, recently advised the website editor that his show is now broadcast on the other side of the world. The Rock ‘N’ Roll kids show you hear every Wednesday evening is now being repeated in Australia on hospital radio.

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MERIDIAN REMEMBERS BILLY FURY

On Sunday 17th April many British fans gathered at the graveside to pay their respects to the legendry Billy Fury on what would have been his 76th Birthday. The grave in Mill Hill Cemetery is well tended and cared for by the many fans who regularly change the flowers and renew plants. Alan King went …

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Meridian’s Got Talent!

In addition to presenting two shows a week on Meridian Radio Angie Brown is also an active member of the Blackheath Rock Choir. The Choir, which forms part of an organisation which is spread across the UK, recently appeared at Croydon’s Fairfield Hall supporting G4 (pictured above with Angie) Angie said “ supporting G4 on …

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