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bluecortina460 posts since 26 Jul 2012
In the good old days didn't they have to finish studio records by 2200 because the unions would have turn off the power or need much more money if they ran past that?


According to Michael Grade...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxziGvLJheE


Very selective memories there from Dyke and Tesler, perhaps particularly ironic given that both of them participated in Christopher Bland's 'scheme of arrangement' in the run up to the 1992 auction round that made both of them rich beyond their wildest dreams.

As 'The Times' put it at the time .. the rewards for the senior management were out of all proportion to the effort put in and the risks taken.
Worzel3,419 posts since 8 Jan 2008
Anglia (West) Look East (West sub-opt)
In the good old days didn't they have to finish studio records by 2200 because the unions would have turn off the power or need much more money if they ran past that?


According to Michael Grade...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxziGvLJheE


Very selective memories there from Dyke and Tesler, perhaps particularly ironic given that both of them participated in Christopher Bland's 'scheme of arrangement' in the run up to the 1992 auction round that made both of them rich beyond their wildest dreams.

As 'The Times' put it at the time .. the rewards for the senior management were out of all proportion to the effort put in and the risks taken.


Greg Dyke, still the best and most respected BBC DG in recent times.
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