Musical Marylebone – an excerpt from Adam’s Virtual Tour

Notable in every way, not least because of the London Walks connection. In Adam’s words, “Britain’s first DJ also happens to be the father of Mary of London Walks, who’s here tonight”

This excerpt is about the BBC’s “complicated relationship” with pop music.

And, as always with Adam’s guiding (and writing), it’s delightful as well as informative. Nobody turns a phrase better than Adam. Here he is on Lord Reith, the first Director-General of the BBC: “this is the face of every Scottish presbyterian minister you’ve ever seen, and not only that, he was having a bad day”

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