Radio Studio 3 Control Room

Studio 3 control room, Recorded effects playout area MF

2 Shortcut 360 effects players to replace the PEG.

2 Shortcut 360 effects players to replace the PEG.

Sony mixer and patching

Sony mixer and patching

2 x Widebody EMT 950 turntables

2 x Widebody EMT 950 turntables

Studers

Studers

Main Sony mixer with PPM on top

Main Sony mixer with PPM on top

Photos by Martin Fenton, no reproduction without permission.

These photos are of Radio Studio 3 at Pebble Mill. This was used by Network Radio dramas. They were taken by Martin in autumn 2003.

“Studio 3 control room. Recorded effects submixer. Note the Shortcuts – practically obsolete when they were purchased by somebody who wasn’t expected to use them.”

Martin Fenton

The following comments were left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page:

David Shute: ‘Some of us remember the time when the empty studio was recording atoms’ for later edit usage. A senior member of staff chose the location to have a stand-up row with his mistress and it was all recorded. I wonder if anyone kept a copy?’

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