Tag Archives: Capital Radio

  1. LBC Radio’s jump in listening figures recalls JICRAR in ’77.

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    August 13, 2016 by dontbringlulubook

    LBC ┬ábosses have been celebrating the release of the August figures from research into the audience. The stats show that …
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  2. ‘Lulu’ story featured in Surbiton’s community newspaper

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    June 17, 2015 by dontbringlulubook

    Remembering Ron Onions is the heading of a story in the June edition of Surbiton’s community newspaper. ‘Don’t Bring Lulu, …
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  3. Ron Onions started at LBC this week in 1974

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    March 18, 2015 by dontbringlulubook

    By the end of this week in 1974, it had been announced that Ron Onions was leaving the newsroom at …
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  4. Ron Onions and early Capital Radio

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    July 9, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    In the early 1975’s off-shore, or pirate radio, depending on your perspective encouraged a massive change of output inland. The idea of commercial radio going against the grain of the BBC went along with the radical changes in television, such as the introduction of ITV. Capital commenced with “God Save the Queen”, then a message from Richard Attenborough hailing the words “…This, for the very first time, is Capital Radio” followed by the Capital Radio theme jingle, made by Blue Mink. And that was on the 16th October 1973.

  5. Ron Onions talks about establishing a new style of radio news broadcasting

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    July 4, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Ron Onions (1929 – 2012) talks about leaving Capital Radio (where he had been head of news) and his early …
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