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Radio Essex Fort: Fort Knock John Thames Estuary
Terry on his way to Fort Knock John, 1968
Terry works his magic inside the studio
Spinning the discs in the very narrow space that was the studio

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Terry Palfrey's love affair with the wireless began when he was a lad back in the 1950s.  He’d take himself off to see the big transmitting masts at Brookman’s Park and spend hours staring up at them dreaming that one day his voice would be emanating from their harsh and ugly mysteries.  Then one day his dad gave him a tape recorder and Terry started to make his own programmes. 

From the Home Truth's 
Southampton Studio he tells David Stafford more about his passion. 


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