precious archive broadcast moments for you
to listen to...
Paul Clark's debut in broadcasting!
Cat's Polka" by the Cafolla Baby Band.
"Chip's Carol" by
Scott Kelso, aged 9.
from "Button Brown" by
John D Stewart. First broadcast on
the Northern Ireland Home Service on
16 March, 1952.
"A Frog He Would a Wooing Go" by
"Grand March" by
Cafolla Baby Band.
Maurice Shillington introducing Cicely Mathews.
Piano Theme by Havelock Nelson.
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Jackie Ferrari - February '08
never saw this program but I read all the books when
I was little. I was daft about the character Spike
Stranahan and wanted to be an engineer like him! I
pestered my parents to take me to Oban which is where
the story was set. The other characters are Lachlan
McKinnon who is the uncle of the young lad you refer
to. His name was Jeremy Grant. Then there was Janet
Campbell, Madge Smith the housekeeper,Lars Bergman
,McKinnon's associate. And the foreman Jock Ferguson.
Then Hermanoff and Oppenheim the 'baddies'. Hermanoff
becomes a goodie in the next book Return to the Lost
Planet . The rulers of Hesikos are Asa and Solveg.
I would love to see tv series but I dont know if it
would be available anywhere.
Jim Markland - Feb '08
I ave very fonfd memories of many Childrens Hour programmes
broadcast from all regions. Please con yu tell me was
it the Northern Ireland Home Service that put out a
series of episodes based on a space journey. I can
only remember one of the characters ; Spike Stranahan
and there was a young lad in the script too The planet
they were(ficticiously) travelling to was HESICOS.
Does anyone know of this? The only altermnative seems
to be the Scottish Home Service? The year? around 1950
Keith Bailey - Feb '07
Shall I ever get to hear the episode of "Badger's
Moon" that I missed when Election Results were
being broadcast? It would have been in 1946, perhaps....
Olivia Gribble (nee
Cafolla)- Jan '07
Hi, I have just enjoyed listening to my sister Roma Cafolla
and my fathers band and orchestra there should be archives
of many broadcasts made by self olivia cafolla playing
the violin/singing/and piano. My connection with the
b b c continued with havelockboth on radio and t v into
my middle teens. Then at 18 i joined NIO under the baton
of david curry where I also met my husband David Gribble
and now the connection with havelock continued.