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Radio 5: The Programmes


Rob chills out after reaching for the sky to the sound of 247 Featuring Captain HollywoodOSTENSIBLE late-night surfing of chart ubiquity of Guru Josh and Adamski, soon trampled all over in glorious style courtesy of regional programming quota-fulfilling outsourcing to BBC Radio Wales, and their subsequent employment of a Before They Were Famous Rob Brydon as host and general larker-about; one of his ‘characters’ was a certain rambling taxi driver…



  1. Mark

    September 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm

    Ah yes, the Friday night ‘Big Noise at Night’ Cardiff effort. I fondly remember Keith Barrett and the ‘Grilling and Frying’ Song.

    They also did a special show in the build up to a Lennox Lewis fight in Cardiff scheduled in the very early hours of Sunday Morning, failing to get an interview from Harrison Ford but instead featuring a specially commissioned composition “They’re having a fight late at night”.

    You wouldn’t get that on Five Live, alas …

  2. max

    October 3, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    Are these the guys that used to have adverts for bathroom supplies “Down Bodmin Way” – help me jog some memories, what other characters did they have?

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