Memories

June 27, 2010Pebble Mill at One – Salman Rushdie. Memories of Make Up artist, Maggie Thomas

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Pebble Mill at One - Salman Rushdie. Memories of Make Up artist, Maggie Thomas

Salman Rushdie on Pebble Mill at One One day Salman Rushdie came to Pebble Mill to talk about his new book. I was working on Pebble Mill at One that day. I didn’t know anything about this man in my make-upchair; we had such a variety of people on the programme and many of them […]

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June 23, 2010Pete Simpkin – The Pebble Mill Roof

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Pete Simpkin - The Pebble Mill Roof

THE PEBBLE MILL ROOF As the Pebble Mill at One Show developed more items were broadcast from the inner quadrangle of the building which was a pleasant grassed and landscaped area. However the British weather increasingly played its disruptive part and so a foldable roof was installed so that whatever the weather the show could […]

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June 23, 2010Pete Simpkin – The Mad Axeman!

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Pete Simpkin - The Mad Axeman!

THE MAD AXEMAN When the Pebble Mill Radio Studios were being built someone forgot to install a visual alarm so that people broadcasting in soundproof areas would be made aware of any emergency and respond accordingly. One afternoon I was presenting the scheduled show alone in studio 1 when I looked up to see a […]

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June 23, 2010Pete Simpkin – Memories of the Ghostly Voice

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Pete Simpkin - Memories of the Ghostly Voice

THE GHOSTLY VOICE One of the security men who was on early duty at the back door in the early hours had a frightening habit of scaring me witless every time he was in situ by waiting until I had collected my studio keys from him and walked up the darkened back corridors of the […]

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June 23, 2010Pete Simpkin – Memories of Working at Pebble Mill

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Pete Simpkin - Memories of Working at Pebble Mill

WORKING TOGETHER With the creation of the famous ‘Pebble Mill at One’ show there was an immediate challenge to how to produce a live TV programme in the entrance Foyer and yet keep the building operating. In the end it proved impossible and the actual operating Reception area had to be relocated but for several […]

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