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Radio: A True Love Story

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Libby Purves has had an ongoing love affair with the radio since her childhood, when she saved her pocket money to buy a DIY transistor set. This was the 1950s, pre-television, when the family would gather round the wireless to listen to classic shows such as The Glums and Listen With Mother. Her enthusiasm lasted through the teenage years of Radio Luxemburg, and pirate st ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Coronet Books (GB) (first published January 1st 2003)
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Jan 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Her life in radio - Oxford and Radio Four. Amusing and thought-provoking - inspired me to read more.
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Describes the intimacy and joy of radio by seasoned broadcaster, Libby Purves, taking you into the world of BBC -from pre-digital technology to the dead-hand of Birt. Also love her stout defense of being a lifelong freelancer, by choice. A delightful, gossipy and informative read.
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