UK Radio Fun & Anomalies Before 14th August 1967 …

Did you know that the Marine Broadcasting (Offences) Act which came into effect in Britain on 14th August 1967 did NOT in fact outlaw the offshore radio stations themselves? The legal status of stations like Radio Caroline, Radio London, 390, 270, Scotland, and others did not change on that date. Instead the new law criminalised UK citizens and companies, forbidding them to supply, advertise or work for these radio stations. Incredible but true, in the 1960s and earlier, according to the …

Recent Additions To Our Radio Station Archive

… TV career. Apart from Kenny himself and many of his souvenirs, jingles, promos and clips, this programme includes extracts from pirate Big-L Radio London with contributions from Tony Blackburn and Keith Skues. 61 minutes. 7. BBC Radio Two, Ed Stewart, Junior Choice, 25th December 2014: One of the last voices to be heard on offshore station Big-L Radio London when it closed in August 1967, Ed Stewart was one of the first DJs to join BBC Radio One when it opened six weeks later. Ed Stewart sadly …