Pebble Mill at One – last episode, 1986

photo by Mel Stevens, no reproduction without permission


This photo of the last episode of Pebble Mill at One in 1986, features left to right: TV chef Michael Smith pouring the champagne; Magnus Magnusson; Josephine Buchan; Paul Coia; Jan Leeming; Marian Foster; David Seymour; John Eley (the Cooking Canon); David Freeman (from Radio Oxford); and Bob Langley. The floor manager in the foreground is Debbie Hood.





Last Pebble Mill at One part 1



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Here is the first part of the last ever episode of Pebble Mill at One. Thanks to Ben Seymour, son of presenter David Seymour, for posting the episode on YouTube.

Donny Macleod poem

“Poem written and delivered by the late, great, Donny Macleod for David Seymour’s Leaving presentation from Pebble Mill at One. Found in my Father Cassette archive this one off poem is beautiful and unique.”

Ben Seymour (David Seymour’s son)

Donny MacLeod tribute

Pebble Mill at One tribute to presenter, Donny MacLeod, who died suddenly of a heart attack in 1984. This excerpt was shared by Ben Seymour, son of presenter, David Seymour.

Pebble Mill at One Reunion 2012

PM@1 Reunion 1 Roy Thompson

PM@1 Reunion 2 Roy Thompson

PM@1 Reunion 3 Roy Thompson

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This article by Peter Seabrook about a Pebble Mill at One presenters’ reunion, remembering 40 years since the start of series, was published in the Sun on 27th October 2012. Peter Seabrook is the Sun’s resident gardening expert.

Thanks to Roy Thompson for sharing the article.

The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page:

Keith Brook (aka Scouse):

‘Seeweed, who I still call a doddery old fart every time I see him, was a wonderful, kind and professional presenter.

He knew that rehearsals were often non-existent, so he’d tip me off about what needed close-ups seconds after I arrived with the camera for his live piece’