✎ #EverettDay 

3 April 2016 tbs.pm/8892

Monday 4 April 2016 marks 21 years since we lost the radio genius Kenny Everett. By coincidence, last week we rediscovered that our archive contains a large number of episodes of Kenny Everett’s “lost” BBC Radio 1 show, which ran from his reinstatement in April 1973 until he jumped ship to the new Capital Radio in October of that year.

Not only that, but we also found a selection of his programmes for BBC local radio – these ones tailored for BBC Radio Nottingham – albeit with the records edited out in order to save tape (Transdiffusion has never been a rich organisation!).

So, we’re putting these clips up on our various social media sites and on a special website, and we declare Monday to be #EverettDay. Join us on Twitter, Facebook and SoundCloud from tomorrow morning as we celebrate the life of Ev.

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Paul Mason 4 April 2016 at 6:19 am

I often wondered how Capital Radio distinguished programmes from adverts as Kenny Everett was a frequent voice on ILR adverts., unless they were not played when he was broadcasting.. AI remember his ITV series Nice Time with Germaine Greer. Imagine a university professor co-presenting with Ant and Dec these days, for comparison.

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