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The Network That Never Was

Paul Hayes tells the story of the birth of the BBC's East Anglian radio service in the 1950s, and the 1961 "Radio Norwich" pilot.

1 hour

Further reading

Dr Matthew Linfoot, A History of BBC Local Radio in England, c 1960-1980 (University of Westminster, 2011)


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Sam Cross
Interviewed Guest Michael Barton
Interviewed Guest Matthew Chipping
Interviewed Guest Dr Matthew Linfoot
Interviewed Guest Dick Robinson
Interviewed Guest Peter Battle
Interviewed Guest Martin Bell
Interviewed Guest Gillian Harrison
Interviewed Guest Gillian Ford
Interviewed Guest Marigold Lankester
Speaking in 1983 Frank Gillard
Reader Kim Riley
Reader Bob Carter
Reader Susie Fowler-Watt
Reader Jim Cassidy
Reader Peter Cook
Reader Stewart White
Reader Geraint Pickard
Special thanks Norfolk Sound Archive
Special thanks Clapham & Collinge
Special thanks BBC Written Archives Centre
Special thanks BBC History
Producer Paul Hayes