Trains will run on the Weardale Railway as part of the Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival. We spoke to Bob from the railway about the history of the line and the services running this weekend.
The wonderful Bob Fox joined us on Saturday Breakfast for a chat about the Pitmen Poets and their “Farewell Tour” and about a new tour next year with Billy Mitchell. Bob was on his way to play at The Sedgefield Folk Festival.
Doug Freeman from Stockton talked to us about the forthcoming performance of The Who’s Tommy live on stage at The Darlington Hippodrome Saturday 7th September.
Doug will be performing with his band The Goldhawks as he takes on the role of Roger Daltrey.
Ben Evans IS George Michael in The Best Of Wham – appearing at Darlington Hippodrome on Sunday 1st September. We spoke with Ben about the show which features the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie.
Daniel Brabban in conversation with local author, Patrick Townsend.
Patrick has written a book about Timothy Donnelly, a Darlington-born soldier who was killed alongside General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.
Brian W. Lavery’s book ‘The Headscarf Revolutionaries’ inspired musician, Reg Meuross, to write and compose “12 Silk Handkerchiefs”, (his 13th album). It opens a window on Hull’s Hessle Road fishing community in the aftermath of the Triple Trawler Disa…
David Harper is appearing at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on Saturday 17th August. Without giving too much away, David tells Bishop FM something of the background to the tour and talks about some of the stories he will share with us. David will be invitin…
Dave Bowles has just turned 80 years. Dave has been a volunteer at The Riding Centre For Special People for many years. The staff and friends of the centre sprung a surprise birthday lunch on him and here Dave tells us all about it and his role at the…