TV Cream

Radio 1: The Jocks

SKINNER, Richard

richardskinnerEVERETT-DISCOVERED stolid Radio 1 standby for all those regular slots which didn’t exactly call for ker-azy madcap DJ japes – Top Forty, Round Table, Mailbag, The Saturday Sequence and so forth all benefitted from his knowing how to ‘drive’ the desk. Defected in the early nineties to help set up Virgin Radio, quite possibly with literal seconds to spare before being Bannisterised.

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  1. goodpudding

    October 3, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    Although known for his time at Radio One and Virgin… He set up Portsmouth’s hospital radio system and nearly 26 years later I would follow in his footsteps… Except almost falling into his giant imprints with a surreal afternoon show, when most patients were getting plastered (sic) in the plaster department…

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