Friday, May 15, 2015


When the words of Prince Charles (Gordonstoun and Trinity, Cambridge) were lifted from his letters this week, ears were pricked for the Six O'Clock News on Radio 4. As the Prince didn't want us to read them, let alone listen, it was unlikely to be his cut-glass tones coming out of the speaker. And BBC Radio News doesn't do impressions, but usually casts around the newsdesk for an appropriate tone.

The job went to the top man - Richard Clark, Editor of the Radio Newsroom (Worthing High School for Boys/Worthing Sixth Form College and Leicester University). The judgement after the fact from the team ? "Not nearly posh enough..."

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