be celebrations in the air at BBC 2002 because Commonwealth Games
Radio is 100 days old today.
March, BBC 2002 is a dedicated local BBC radio station covering
the exciting build-up to the Games and the reporting of the actual
ten-day event in late July and early August.
Tim Pemberton is justifiably proud of his team: "Our first day seems
a lifetime ago and we've had some really exciting times. Having
Sidney Poitier speaking to us live from his bed about Bermuda was
great as was linking live to do a simultaneous broadcast with SA-FM
Radio in South Africa.
pleased that Mike Shaft on Rise has generated so much attention
with a raft of top named guests, including Sir Bobby Charlton, Denise
Lewis and Lord Richard Attenborough among many others.
to think that in the 100 days since we've been on air, we had the
death of the Queen Mother and the World Cup has almost run it's
going to have a big party now in preparation for the even bigger
one of the Commonwealth Games."