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Melvyn Prior

Melvyn Prior

Melvyn was born near Ipswich in Suffolk. His first job was working for a freight forwarding company in the town. Dealing with the documentation for importing and exporting goods around the world.

Who is Melvyn Prior?

Favourite Things

  • Song: Arthur's Theme by Christopher Cross
  • Place in Lincolnshire: Belton House near Grantham.
  • Food & Drink: A roast chicken Sunday lunch.
  • Hobby: Squash and gardening.
  • Item in Wardrobe: Orange checked shirt.

The freight job included several months working for the company in Long Beach, California, USA - nice!

In his spare time Melvyn became very involved in the local Hospital Radio Station in Ipswich which eventually lead to him presenting evening and weekend programmes on the local commercial radio station Radio Orwell.

He continued to work in commercial radio in Suffolk until moving to BBC Radio Lincolnshire in 1991.

Outside of work Melvyn enjoys a game of squash, gardening and cheering on his boys Andrew and William in their sporting activities.

Melvyn Prior talks to the stars

Each week on the Afternoon Show BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior chats to some very different people, who all have one thing in common – They're all celebrities. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it.

last updated: 07/09/2009 at 17:12
created: 12/04/2006

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