Hooray! Back on the air!
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Hooray! Back on the air!


And Artistry Jumps! (Not actually Stan Kenton, but a good rendition of Stan the Man’s chart.) Since Ofcom rules bar community radio broadcasters from being involved in political action (shame!) I had to come off the air during the General Election. Now, whatever you might think of the electoral result, I hope you’ll welcome me … Continue reading

Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7
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Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7


A personal statement from Karl Dallas In 1982 I was kicked off my British Forces radio programme because of my opposition to the Falklands War. Oh, that wasn’t the official reason. The establishment doesn’t work like that. The mandarins at the BFBS just said they weren’t renewing the contract for my monthly jazz show. But privately, … Continue reading

No Cropredy Simple Gifts shows
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No Cropredy Simple Gifts shows


Because of illness, Karl Dallas won’t be going to Cropredy after all so the planned Simple Gifts daily folk shows have had to be cancelled. During September the BCB Movietime, Classical Hour – Modern Masterpieces, and Swing Easy radio shows will not be broadcast, and KD will not present the Round Table talk show. Hopefully, there’ll be a … Continue reading

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Party on, Dudes!


Browse, sign-up, join my Hangout on Air Countdown to Virtual Meeting Point May 6, 2014, 8pm GMT   Please fill out this form to join the party. Party on, dudes! Continue reading

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Off-air until May 23


During the run-up the local elections on May 23, my BCB programmes will not be airing. But I hope to schedule Internet alternatives for: Movietime (scheduled April 17, May 15) Classical Hour (scheduled April 21, May 19) Swing Easy (scheduled April 29) Back on air with Swing Easy on May 27. I hope to also … Continue reading

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Come back tomorrow . . .


… for the best and worst of 2013. Next day for 2014 hopes and fears. Happy New Year! Though the images in the slideshow above may not all come from the past year, they are all relevant to what happened during that year for me. Continue reading