Sunday, 1 April 2012

BBC World Service App to revisit April 1975

As part of their 80th anniversary programmes BBC World Service are this month revising some of their programming to replicate the month of April 1975.

The specially commissioned retro programme editor Olaf Pilor says "It's a one-off opportunity to remind our millions of listeners around the world that we have long covered international and national news with dignity and seriousness. We also had a sense of humour back then with regular comedy shows and other light entertainment."

The photos above and below are how this London Calling schedules app looks. It's a novel idea and I shall be savouring every moment.  

On a more serious note, the new A12 BBC World Service frequency schedules are available at:


Andy Walmsley said...

I'd heard that the BBC producer in charge was Flora Ipol.

Chrissy Brand said...

Yes Flora has been involved in similar schemes, I hear!

EG CameraGirl said...

1975 seems so long ago!

Chrissy Brand said...

Yes 1975 was a lifetime ago. So many technological changes since then.

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