Every Sunday night from 9pm join Louise Chandler for the latest news and features all about Berkshire's Caribbean communities - plus special guests from across the pond and the best music.
Louise Chandler spoke to disco diva Candi Staton ahead of her performance in Ascot. Listen to the interview here:
Louise Chandler and Candi Staton
Click on the links below to see BBC Berkshire features written by Louise:
What makes you laugh?
"I'm very mischievous so anything silly or cheeky makes me laugh!"
What’s your most embarrassing moment on air?
"I've had a fit of the giggles once and couldn't stop!"
Where is your favourite place in Berkshire?
"Caversham Bridge Park - I have fond memories of spending my childhood summers there eating ice lollies and running around."
What are your most memorable jobs before working for BBC Radio Berkshire?
"Goodness me, where do I start! I've worked at A LOT of high street shops in Reading's Broad street - River Island, WH Smith, M&S, Dorothy Perkins. I've also worked for Thames Water, Reading Borough Council and Prudential as a receptionist, PA and administrator - so it's varied! (ohh yes- I've paid my dues :o)).
"In the media, I've worked in radio since 1997 and that's included lots of different stations including BBC Radio Berkshire, 1Xtra, BBC Southern Counties, 107.6 Kestrel FM, Reading 107, Winfm, XStream East Online Radio Station, 1566MW County Sound Radio as well as many other radio RSL's and projects.
"I also dabbled with magazines by working at Sugar, J17 and NME so it's been a diverse few years…"
What’s your favourite piece of music?
"Ohh no - I can never answer this question because it depends on my mood!! But - if I have to choose one song it would be Al Green Let's Stay Together or anything by Paul Weller :o)"
Latest track listing: Sunday 30th August
ARTIST Jocelyn Brown
ARTIST Tarrus Riley
ARTIST Better Band
ARTIST Otis Redding
ARTIST The Heritage Survival
ARTIST Bob Marley
last updated: 30/08/2009 at 21:57
Have Your Say
bob m in new zealand
Andy Franklin - "A.Class" hot96fm
OC (aka mad professor)
rebecca glanville live from oz
Jay from Meadway
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