1966 – 1968 Pirate Radio 390.
This sweet music station, broadcasting from a disused anti-aircraft fort in the Thames Estuary, reached a staggering audience of
over three million throughout Southern England and The Midlands. David presented a variety of programmes on the station, ranging from the much-maligned “Masters Of The Organ” to “Continental Cabaret” and “Teatime Tunes”! He also devised and presented a nightly Country Music show which became one of the station’s top-rated programmes.
1968 – 1999 BBC Radio 2
Hosting “Country Club” and “The Early Show”, as well as standing in on a regular basis for the likes of Terry Wogan, David Hamilton, John Dunn, Brian Matthew and Chris Stuart.
He also presented Radio 2’s pioneering live overnight coverage of the American Country Music Awards from Nashville, as well as major live concerts including a special – again from Nashville – starring diva Reba McEntire.
Click here to hear David chatting with Reba »
1996 – 1999 Melody FM London (Later Magic)
Regular presenter Saturday and Sunday evening shows.
1999 – 2002 London’s Ritz 1035 Radio
Presenting a daily programme of pop/country music as well as producing and presenting the Sunday Country Hall Of Fame which repeatedly topped the station’s RAJAR Ratings. The programme was also taken up by Sunshine Radio in Spain.
For tasters, please click on one of the following links:
– Ritz 1035 Hall of Fame »
– Sunshine FM »
2002 – 2008 SAGA Primetime Radio
Regular weekend shows, as well as many daily programmes featuring middle of the road music and live interviews.
1969 – 1994 BBC Television Continuity – London
David researched, scripted and voiced (live) continuity links for BBC-1 and BBC-2, as well as The Open University. He also presented promotional interviews for BBC-2 with a wide range of subjects, including Percy Thrower and Morecambe and Wise! He was one of the regular voices on BBC-1’s “Points Of View” programme.
Click hear to listen to David closing down on BBC1 »
1998 – 2002 Carlton TV Continuity – London
David scripted and voiced live continuity links across the schedule, including ITV Night Time.