I'VE HAD some wonderful feedback for today's (Saturday July 4) show from
all over the world ... Canada, Oz, Brazil and UK ... thank you one and
all! Sunday's Serenade Radio show (July 5 from 12 noon to 3pm UK time)
includes offerings from the likes of Steve & Eydie; Judy Garland;
Patti Page; Mel Torme; Lyn Anderson; Bing Crosby with Rosemary Clooney;
Peggy Lee (pictured) and Burl Ives ... plus British recording stars
Julie Andrews; Petula Clark; Diana Dors; Danny Williams and Matt Monro
(pictured), among many others, www.serenade-radio.com. I hope you'll be able to 'tune-in'.
fourteen months ago my 32 year career as a freelance producer and presenter of
radio programmes for the BBC and UK Independent Local Radio came to an abrupt
Since then, I’ve received many hundreds of emails, letters, cards and
other messages from former listeners, all of whom have said how much they miss
my programmes. And still the messages keep coming! In my opinion, such loyalty
demands a response in kind and, by the end of June last year, I had already vowed
that, if a meaningful opportunity came my way, I would get back on-air.
pleased to report that such an opportunity has arisen and, from next Saturday
July 4 and Sunday July 5, I’ll be presenting the lunchtime (noon to 3pm) slots
on the easy listening internet radio station Serenade Radio.
Anyone with a PC,
laptop, tablet or smartphone can listen-in. All you need to do is type www.serenade-radio.com into your browser, then click on the “Click Here to
Listen” button near the top of the Serenade Radio home page. That will open-up
a small tune-in window containing a green circle in which there’s a white
triangle arrow pointing to the words serenade radio. Click on the white arrow,
sit back, enjoy the nostalgic music and please tell your friends.
By the way, you’ll
soon be able to email me at email@example.com but, in the meantime, please “Like” and follow the
Serenade Radio Facebook Page. And you can follow me on Twitter too. I guess you could say @MrNostalja (my Twitter identity)
Yes, a whole year has
passed since my disappearance from BBC radio, but I haven’t been idle.
I’ve continued my careers as a freelance newspaper columnist, and independent
author. And in October of last year – after a seventeen year break – new life
was breathed into my TV and film acting career, thanks to a featured role on “Casualty”
on October 18. In that episode, under my stage name of Lewis Adler, I played
a hapless, disabled man called Timothy Blake. Here’s a link to a show reel
of my scenes:-
So, in celebration of all
the above activities, I’ve recently launched two websites. One of the websites
is titled “Wizard Wordsmith” and it tracks my thirty year career path in the UK’s
provincial and national newspaper and magazine fields. Here’s a link to that