Thought this was rather surprising as Steve Wright has been a mainstay of the BBC radio schedules for decades. I remember listening to him after school doing my homework, complete with a flakey FM reception tuning in and out due to the hills in North Wales. I don’t listen any more, save catching the occasional snippet here and there when in the car etc, but I did think the ‘serious jocking’ on Fridays was risible, and if that was representative then perhaps time for a new approach with Scott Mills. Still, an end of en era.
@Richard.Dane Hi Richard, is it possible to reopen this thread please? It’s Steve’s last day today.
Haven’t had much enthusiasm for Steve Wright, weekday afternoons or Sunday morning.
From what I’ve heard of Scott Mills over the last few times he’s done some fill-in slots, I’m 100% sure I won’t be changing much.
Early R4 news, local radio, some Ken Bruce, is about all the BBC I/we listen to. Web radio, RP especially, is my go to casual radio listening these days, no DJ senseless drivel & just my kinda music.
I’m a bit conflicted about this (I only listen to R2 occasionally these days)
On the one hand Steve Wright has been flogging the same show for decades and hasn’t broken any new ground whatsoever.
On the other hand his show is almost nostalgia as it reminds me of listening to him on Radio 1 all through the 80s.
I dont really have much of an opinion on Scott Mills as I know ill not be listening unless I happen upon his show by mistake.
I think radio in general is in need of a good shaking up as ‘Personality’ DJs seem so outdated. After all the DJ’s only job is to fill in the gap between the songs… just play the goddamn music
Much a fan of Sunday love songs.
Only because it plays out something like a pair of well worn in wooden clogs.
Not so much the clogs breaking in, more my feet breaking in.
There is much to inspire about bunions.
His Elvis character guest was very funny. Don’t like his fake personality and he never listens to guests or interacts with them. Also, his timing is awful and constantly talks over song endings and often just cuts them off. It’s all about him.