The Radio Station Presenters Guide
Bryan Warnet
Bud Pearson
Guy Roles
James Langton
Jay Lawrence
Len Router
Lynda Moncaster
Neil Sheldon
Shaun Moncaster
Steve Ashley
Tony Jacobs

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Tony Jacobs              Programme Guide
Magic Moments Show
Tuesday
Saturday
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Tuxedo Jazz Orcestra Website
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Tony Jacobs presents his show 'Magic Moments' on the station. Tony sang with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra for ten years. He has guested with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, the Piccadilly Dance Orchestra and the Glenn Miller UK Orchestra. He tours with his own highly acclaimed shows including the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, A Swell Party and The Sinatra Years. Tony’s musical interests embrace jazz, big band swing, musical theatre, comedy, classical music and cabaret - of which he tries to include some of the best examples in his radio shows. So, expect to hear the sounds of Eddie Condon, Peter Dawson, Dave Shepherd, Mildred Bailey, Eric Coates, Glenn Miller, Doris Day, Andre Previn, the Goons, Flanders & Swan, Steve Ross, Sarah Vaughan, Jimmy Durante, Walter Houston, Abe Lyman, Vince Giordano, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Perry Como, Stanley Holloway, Benny Goodman, Paul Whiteman and much more – and all in one show! Enjoy…

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Lynda Moncaster Lynda Moncaster   Programme Guide
40s Favorites Show
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
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Lynda is the resident Researcher, Writer and Presenter on the station. She has a Masters degree from Kings College London in association with The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Lynda has an eclectic taste in music and enjoys attending the public events when the station goes on tour with the 1940s Radio Road Show. Lynda is also Producer and Director with Moncaster Media.

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Shaun Moncaster   Programme Guide
The 1930s Happy Hour Show
Wednesday
Saturday
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Shaun is the chief cook and bottle washer, he had a brain wave whilst asleep sometime in early 2010 got out of bed and the 1940s UK Radio Station was born. He acts as website designer, station producer and technical geek and hosts the 1930s hour.

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Steve Ashley          Programme Guide
'Hot Pipes'
Wednesday
Sunday
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  Steves : Website
 
Having been a great fan of all jazz era music since my teens, I had a strong desire to present ‘my kind of music’ on-air, and from 1992 to 1995 hosted “Gee Dad! It’s A Wurlitzer”, a weekly hour of theatre pipe organ on KPCC-FM, Pasadena, California. On moving to Spain, I pitched a local British station with both a 1925-1965 swing era show and a theatre organ programme and was on-air for some 3 years. I now concentrate on my Hot Pipes podcasts and broadcasts, bringing a new audience to this great and very varied musical art-form, which is not just about a ballroom in Blackpool! Visit Steve's website http://hotpipes.eu/ Contact : Steve Ashley

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Len Router                 Programme Guide
Pick 'N' Mix Show
Thursday
Sunday
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Having lived through the 1930’s and 40’s I am very familiar with all the music and entertainment that was on the BBC and on the old 78rpm records at that time. I spent my later childhood years enduring all the bombing raids that took place on Portsmouth and found some comfort in listening to the radio. I pursued a career with the Ministry of Defence and was finally posted to Bath where I retired. Wanting something positive to do in my retirement I joined Bath Hospital Radio and was with them for 19 years, much of which was as Programme Director. I look forward to producing many programmes for the 1940’s UK Radio Station..Contact

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Jay Lawrence         Programme Guide
'Stateside'
Friday
Sunday
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While growing up Jay always wanted to have his own Dance Band. His father introduced him to this music by dragging him off to the famous Hub Ballroom in Edelstein, Illinois hearing bands as Guy Lombardo, Tiny Hill, Russ Morgan and Horace Heidt & his Musical Knights.   After high school Jay fronted a Big Band.  But Rock & Roll hit and the big band was put aside for a career in radio and television. Jay first heard about The UK 1940s Radio Station on the internet as he was traveling. Jay enjoyed hearing the level of original archive broadcast programs from the 1940s. Jay offered his expertise to help The UK 1940s Radio Station’s goal to promote the music in the UK and Statesid

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James Langton        Programme Guide
'This Thing Called Swing'
Wednesday
Saturday
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James presents his show 'This thing Called Swing' on the station.James trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and later as a musician at the Guildhall School in London. He led the internationally renowned Pasadena Roof Orchestra from 1996 to 2002. He created the Solid Senders Orchestra to play the music of the Swing Era and later the New York All-Star Big Band with whom he continues to perform. He is also a busy voice-over artist who has recorded more than 100 audiobooks, winning a prestigious Audie award in 2013 for his work on Astray by Emma Donahue. James was born in York, England, and is now based in New York City.

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Neil Sheldon Programme Guide
'A Year Of Jazz'
Saturday
Monday
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Neil: Website
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Though I have spent over 40 years teaching subjects such as mathematics, statistics and philosophy, I am a long-time devotee of trad jazz and swing from the 20s and 30s. And I have wanted to have my own radio show ever since listening to the pirate stations back in the 1960s. So it's great to be part of the UK 1940s Radio Station team. I hope you enjoy listening to my 'Roaring Twenties' and 'Year of Jazz' shows as much as I enjoy making them.

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Bud Peason Bud Pearson Programme Guide
Friday
Sunday
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My interest in big bands and swing began by listening, as a child, to a local radio station that played all the best of the 40s. I've been a record collector since then and always wanted to do a radio show. However, my career in radio and television broadcasting was in engineering, and it was not until my retirement that I finally settled into a radio show.
The Swing Era is an entertaining and informative musical program fed by the enormous recorded legacy that the Swing Era bands and artists left us. Our main focus is on the period from 1930 thru the 40s, a span of time wide enough to present the bigger picture of this exciting musical era. The Swing Era has been broadcast in Central Florida for over ten years, and draws on my own collection of big band, swing era jazz and broadcast recordings of over 50,000 selections. My personal knowledge, backed by an extensive library of discographical and historical material provide the basis for the program’s annotation. There you have the Swing Era story. The rest is in the listening. Hope it is enjoyable
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Gu Roles Guy Roles Programme Guide
Saturday
 
 
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Hello, I'm Guy Roles and I present 'My Pick Of The Forties' on The UK 1940's Radio Station. I'm a collector of 78 rpm records and have a big collection of 1930's and 1940's dance band and swing 78s. I have played the music at The Severn Valley Railway 1940's weekends for the past 10 years. I'm the proud owner of a beautiful 1939 Morris 12 which is great fun to drive to 1940's events. My show 'My pick of the forties' is not about one particular kind of music from the 1930's and 40's but it reflects my personal taste of the great music from that era. My 40's favourites include Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Geraldo, Carroll Gibbons, The Andrews Sisters, Anita O'Day, Al Jolson and many more. I'm looking forward to playing you 'my pick of the forties' Thanks for listening.